CMS update

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky znmeb at
Sun Nov 19 18:13:24 PST 2006

Tom Novelli wrote:
> Python hasn't exactly been smooth sailing... I'm confused about what's
> the current "right way" to do CGI.  I think maybe it's Ruby... I was
> playing with it last weekend and starting to like it... I'll have to
> look into that for Phase II.  In any case, I'll have a lot to say
> about "best practices" when I'm done with this.
The current "right way" to do web applications is Ruby on Rails. But 
that's not exactly CGI -- more like a bunch of clever hacks. The "state 
of the art" is probably Mongrel, a web server designed for Rails. Have a 
look at the Radiant CMS if you want a Rails-based CMS.
> I think I just picked up Lyme disease, so bear with me if I'm spaced
> out for a few weeks :-)
Ick ... get prompt medical attention. If you get an accurate early 
diagnosis, it's very treatable, but if you put it off, it's nasty!

M. Edward (Ed) Borasky, FBG, AB, PTA, PGS, MS, MNLP, NST, ACMC(P)

If God had meant for carrots to be eaten cooked, He would have given rabbits fire.

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