[Grok-dev] Re: Skinning/themeing

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Sun May 20 10:57:25 EDT 2007

Maurits van Rees wrote:
> Martin Aspeli, on 2007-05-20:
>> Are you saying that you don't envisage "new" developers picking up Grok 
>> and using it to build an application from scratch?
>> This is very different from how I see (and would use) Grok - to me, Grok 
>> is something I could use to build a standalone web app (i.e. if I'm not 
>> working on Plone) quickly, using the giant toolbox that Zope 3 provides 
>> as and when I have a need.
> But you are hardly a new developer! :)

I'm a lazy one, however. ;)

> But yes, I already used Grok as an easy front end for a chess program
> and as a pure Grok to-do list.  I used grokproject to create the
> boiler plate.  Basically the only other knowledge I needed was ZPT and
> browser views.  That is a pretty low level of entry I would say.

And I think that's the way it should be.


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