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From Matthew Dennis <mden...@merfer.net>
Subject Re: python web framework suggestions (for Cassandra Web UI) needed
Date Fri, 09 Apr 2010 15:49:35 GMT
+1 for pylons, I've been quite happy with it so far - lightweight,  
very flexible, loosely coupled components...

On Apr 9, 2010, at 10:23 AM, Gary Dusbabek <gdusbabek@gmail.com> wrote:

> I like pylons.  Easy templating and relatively light weight.  In my
> experience, it was easier to get something working in pylons than
> django, but I am impatient.
>
> Gary.
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 09:55, Pablo Cuadrado  
> <pablocuadrado@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi!
>>
>> I made a proposal about building a Cassandra Web UI. One of it's main
>> components, will be Python on the server side.
>>
>> However, as Gary D. pointed out, it will be interesting to get your
>> opinions on which framework to use.
>>
>> I suggested Django for being well-known and largely documented, but
>> any other would do.
>>
>> As far as my experience goes on web development, this is what I - 
>> IMHO-
>> think of any web framework, despite the language:
>>
>> - Really small footprint is a plus: "do we really need to include
>> that, and that, and that other thing?"
>> - Flexibility and freedom of code, another plus: "do I really need to
>> inherit that class to do that"
>> - Unneeded features tend to get in our way: like the "auto admin"
>> panels of Django. Or the "FormAlchemy" and "SQLAlchemy" features in
>> Pylons.
>> - Templating features should be truly flexible, and do fast  
>> template parsing.
>>
>> Well, suggestions are needed! I would like to know your opinions on
>> Django, Pylons, web2py, TurboGears, etc.
>>
>> Regards!
>>

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