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From Pablo Cuadrado <>
Subject Re: python web framework suggestions (for Cassandra Web UI) needed
Date Tue, 13 Apr 2010 17:33:11 GMT

Personally, I'm between Tornado and Pylons. I'm willing to run a few
test cases on both scenarios.

On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 2:27 PM, David Timothy Strauss
<> wrote:
> Please use something like Tornado. A Cassandra web GUI should not require a heavyweight
framework and hopefully nothing other than a Cassandra connection to run.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pablo Cuadrado <>
> Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 11:55:46
> To: <>
> Subject: python web framework suggestions (for Cassandra Web UI) needed
> 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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