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Should you be using Python for web development?

There are countless articles written about which programming language is the best; usually ending with the conclusion that they’re all great, and you just need to choose which you’re most comfortable with. Whilst I agree with that sentiment to some extent, I’m still interested in the question of whether any one language is better for a specific purpose, for example, for web development.   What is Python? ... Credited to Guido van Rossum in the late ‘80s, Python is one of the most popular...

Python and Web: Building Dynamic Web Forms in Web2Py from Ground – Part III

Welcome to the third and final tutorial in the series of creating dynamic web forms using Web2Py. In the second tutorial of this series, we talked about editing/updating/deleting the submitted form records as well as management of those records using an ingenious function named SQLFORM.grid(), which allowed us to import and manage our form records in a pre-built environment having security features enabled. In this third, and final tutorial of the series, I would like to shed some light on how multiple...

Getting Started with Python Programming: Creating a Blog

How do you create a simple, dynamic website using the Python programming language? In this tutorial we are going to learn how to do exactly that. First, lets get some basics about Python. Classes and Methods in Python ... Python is primarily object-oriented. Class instances (objects) in Python are defined as shown below: class coder: coding_languages = 10 david = coder() david.coding_languages = 5 print “David knows s languages.” % david.coding_languages Running the above script from the...

Python & Web: Building Dynamic Web Forms in Web2Py from Ground – Part II

In the first tutorial of this series, we dived into the basics of creating web forms in Web2Py. We saw how easy it is to create dynamic web forms and how smoothly their inputs sync with the database. Assuming that you have followed it, let’s play even harder. 1. Updating and Deleting Form Records: ... Many of you should be wondering about how the form data provided through this form can be edited, updated or even deleted? Well, this is simple. First, let’s recall the form_a function that we have created...

Python and Web: Building Dynamic Web Forms in Web2Py from Ground – Part I

Accept it. Under the particular domain of web development, Python has offered much more than we expected it to in the early 2000’s. It now offers multiple pre-built web frameworks that even a novice coder can utilize for the development of complex applications. Today, we will witness it. Today, we will go through the process of building a dynamic web form using one of its frameworks called Web2Py on a local machine/server. In the progression of this tutorial, you will be able to learn how dynamic web...
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