[FRPythoneers] Considering programming our own school administration system in Python... need advise.
romberg at fsl.noaa.gov
Thu Jul 10 11:31:34 MDT 2003
>>>>> " " == Brian Jarrett <bjarrett at garcoschools.org> writes:
> So here are my questions:
> 1. Would you do a web-based app?
Sounds like a very reasonable thing to try. But I'd avoid
> 2. What OS would you use?
> 3. What Database would be best to use with Python? A few
> years ago I created an order and invoicing web app using ASP
> and MS SQL 7. I really liked the flexibililty and power of
> being able to use stored procedures and views in the SQL
> databse. The ASP just diplayed the result sets most of the
> time. Is there a better way?
> 4. What webserver should I use (apache?) and in what way
> (mod_python, cgi?)?
I'd probably take a good look at zope.
It is a combination of a web server, database, scripting language
(python). I think it can even talk to SQL databases. But you might
find that you don't need this and can just use its builtin database.
Mike Romberg (romberg at fsl.noaa.gov)
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