[Grok-dev] Re: Announcing DBSprockets Primitives

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Mon Jan 14 13:02:01 EST 2008

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Christopher Perkins wrote:
> I know a few of you on this board have been following the DBSprockets
> project so I wanted to post about a recent development: primitives.
> What I have done is to massively simplify the api so that making an custom
> form for user input is much easier.  Here is what you get with my
> auto-generated forms.
> Features:
> 1) SQLAlchemy 4.2 support (the latest and greatest)
> 2) Automatic Form generation.  DBSprockets will determine how to generate
> the form based on the model definition you send it.
> 3) Automatic validation.  (required fields, email_address, integer vs.
> String etc. and a bit more)
> 4) Automatic one-to-many drop-downs.
> 5) Automatic many-to-many multiple-select fields.
> UnderDevelopment:
> 1) makeTable - makes a table of a given model.  (working in the trunk)
> I have yet to make a mock-up of a grok project because I am migrating to
> python 2.5 but I may have one in the coming weeks.  If someone out there
> worked to get dbsprockets working in a grok environment they would have my
> full support.
> Here is a link to the primitives documentation:
> http://code.google.com/p/dbsprockets/wiki/Primitives
> DBSprockets is at PyPI (easy_install dbsprockets)

Great, thanks very much!  Do you plan to keep the next version(s) of
dbsprockets compatible with Python 2.4?

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