Writing a simple python web app

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Mon Sep 13 11:48:22 MDT 2010


On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 04:57:39PM -0600, Stuart Jansen wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-09-11 at 15:40 -0600, Dave Smith wrote:
> > However, Django is overkill for my app (I don't even have a database).
> 
> Why does it bother you that Django is overkill? You aren't required to
> define models in order to use Django. The option to expand your app's
> functionality seems valuable, even after it's balanced against the
> (small) increased deployment and maintenance complexity. The Django
> community is also a net positive.

I have happily used Django for several small projects that haven't
required a database.  The main two things that Django gives me are its
templating language and its URL routing; the database is just a nice
feature. :)


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