Rails-like Quickly tools brings rapid development to Ubuntu
Aug 28, 2009, 15:03 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Canonical has launched a new project called Quickly that aims
to simplify the process of developing and deploying Linux
applications. It provides a command-line framework for generating
code projects, storing changes in version control, building
packages, and releasing finished software.
"Quickly uses a template system that allows specialized
behaviors to be defined for different kinds of software projects.
The default template, which is called ubuntu-project, will help
users build applications with Python and Glade. It defines several
high-level command operations, including edit, save, dialog, glade,
and package. These operations, which are invoked with the Quickly
command line tool, will use other software and command line tools
to help the user complete the relevant tasks. It serves as a simple
command abstraction layer that insulates the user from having to
learn and understand the underlying components."
Why is not understanding the underlying components a good