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- Subject: Re: New to lua, web framework?
- From: Petite Abeille <petite.abeille@...>
- Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2010 19:40:08 +0200
On Oct 5, 2010, at 9:10 AM, kevin beckford wrote:
> I'm new to Lua and after I read "Programming Lua 2" I'd like to try a
> webapp with it. What are the options for webdevelopment in Lua?
As with many other things in Lua... compose your own :))
> I'm more in the Flask (python) Merb/Sinatra ( Ruby) mood these days,
> something minimal.
> Any suggestions?
Steve already pointed it out, but there is always The Kepler Project which provides a bit of os, db and web plumbing:
Alternatively, there are many bits and pieces laying around.
Quiet enough of them to tailor made precisely what you need/want :)
For example, Nanoki, a wiki engine of sort, has its very own HTTP implementation:
Mandatory "Hello world" usage example:
HTTP[ '/' ] = function() return 'Hello world' end TCPServer( '127.0.0.1', 1080 )( HTTP )
Here is an online demo:
In short, while some people are tirelessly chasing the one and only true way, others are simply getting things done :P