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Byte: Exploring Zope

Aug 30, 1999, 16:13 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jon Udell)

"An Open Source Application Server And Portal toolkit used for building high-performance, dynamic Web sites."

""It's an industrial-strength version of my dhttp idea. Zope is a 100 percent scripted long-running HTTP daemon, which maps HTTP requests directly into scripted method calls."

"It's an ASP/JSP/ColdFusion-style template processor, where the template tag language is augmented by native method calls in the same script language (Python), and this is pretty quick because the engine itself is the aforementioned long-running Python daemon. The tag language also interpolates SQL calls and results very much as in ASP/JSP/ColdFusion."

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