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- Subject: Re: Looking For Feedback On A Fun Web Framework I Did
- From: Duncan Cross <duncan.cross@...>
- Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 03:25:25 +0000
On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 1:34 AM, Zed Shaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> Sort of new, but I've been working in Lua for the last few months
> after having used it back in 2004. I have a small little project that
> I started and some Lua regulars said I should mention it here.
> The project is Tir:
> It's a little "micro framework" written in Lua that works with my web
> server Mongrel2:
> I'm relatively new to Lua, so I'd love it if people could take a look
> at it and let me know what you think. The important features are on
> the main page, but to summarize:
> 1. It allows you to do coroutine, stateless, or evented styles of handlers.
> 2. It uses lots of little processes, each handling one "interface",
> rather than one giant monolithic process.
> 3. Mongrel2 handles all the heavy lifting of routing and serving
> files, so the handlers do very little.
> 4. The template language is dead simple "lua inside templates".
> 5. It uses 0MQ (http://zeromq.org) for communications so you can do
> tons of stuff I'm not even touching yet.
> Anyway, feedback and criticisms welcome.
This looks very interesting, thank you for bringing it to the list. I
especially like the concept of handler styles for coroutine vs.
evented etc., and the syntax design in the code snippets looks great.
I can't see how to actually grab the Tir code from the site, though.
I'm sorry if I'm missing something obvious. Could you nudge me in the
(Also - and possibly I'm missing a deliberate joke here - is the bit
in the paragraph about Tir's philosophy promising not to shove
"dogman" in my face a typo? :)