Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Re: Should I start to use Mako from beginning?


On 2010-06-30 17:34:25 +0200, AllenDang said:

> I'm new to django, it's amazing! But after I did some research from
> google, I found out that some people say that the default template
> engine of django is not that good to use, they recommend Mako as a
> replacement.
> So I'm wondering if I should start learning and using Mako from
> beginning?
> Frankly, it's hard for me to judge. In one hand, I think it's better
> to use the default components to understand the design philosophy
> behind. In another hand, I also think to use a commonly recommended
> replacement may lead me to a straight forward way to archive the goal.
> And the same concern also happened for the data model component.
> Should I use SQLAchemy from beginning?

IMHO, Django's strength is the complete consistent stack.

So I would use everything it provides or use another smaller framework,
like bfg.repoze or flask.


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