[Grok-dev] Re: megrok.rdb updated

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Fri Jul 11 09:24:52 EDT 2008


Toni Mueller wrote:
> On Fri, 11.07.2008 at 11:59:10 +0200, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
>> Have you used SQLAlchemy with other web frameworks before? If so, how do  
>> things compare?
> No. So far I used SQLAlchemy only "stand alone". But if I knew how to
> say
>   import mylib
>   s = mylib.setup_session_and_all()
>   zope.something.tie_this_session_to_a_zope_transaction(s)
> that could probably go a long way towards achieving the "support
> external schema and logic" use case.

Looking at zope.sqlalchemy might be interesting for you to do this, 
perhaps. (if you don't want megrok.rdb to do this for you)

>> We need to write up more about how to do forms for grok.zope.org, I think...
> In my theory, this should be explained on the web pages concerned with
> zope.formlib or z3c.form (no need to replicate on grok.zope.org), but
> the - practically important - "edge cases" are the ones that one needs
> to dig the source for, as far as I can see.

In practice, we just create whatever documentation we think is useful 
and add it to grok.zope.org, simply because that's the most smooth path 
to new documentation, no matter what we're documenting.



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