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LinuxWorld: Variety is the spyce of Python

Nov 13, 2002, 09:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Nicholas Petreley)

"In my last article, I described a relative newcomer to the Python server-side scripting solution category: spyce. Spyce is a versatile means of integrating Python code into HTML and vice versa.

"If you're coming from a PHP background, you may not get the results from spyce and Python that you have come to expect from PHP. Whether this is a good or bad thing is something you'll have to decide for yourself, but you should be aware of these differences before you start a spyce project.

"One obvious difference between spyce and PHP is in how each are interpreted or compiled. This affects code that you may want to keep in files to share among projects by including those files. The interpretive nature of PHP tends to allow you to be more dynamic with your methodology than spyce, although you can work around the differences if you get used to the way spyce and Python work..."

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