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From Gary Dusbabek <>
Subject Re: python web framework suggestions (for Cassandra Web UI) needed
Date Fri, 09 Apr 2010 15:23:45 GMT
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.


On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 09:55, Pablo Cuadrado <> 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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