Month: January 2008

Pylons or Django?

I am trying to decide whether to use Pylons or Django. Both are frameworks for building Python web applications, but with opposing philosophies.

Django tries to be everything. It comes with its own ORM, its own template engine, its own everything. That gives you a nice developing experience because everything fits together and because very nice applications can be built on top of all those components, like the admin tool, which is amazing. Continue reading “Pylons or Django?”

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Io syntax highlighting in Kate

After reading Io’s manual, I was really impressed. So I coded a Kate syntax highlighting for it. Of course it took me less than an hour (and I’ve had to relearn the syntax for Kate’s SH files). Here’s how it looks: