[Grok-dev] Re: browsing and modifying persistent objects in zodb

Tim Terlegård tim.terlegard at valentinewebsystems.se
Sun Jun 22 07:02:02 EDT 2008

On Jun 21, 2008, at 7:13 PM, Craeg Strong wrote:
> Martijn Faassen wrote:
>> Let me sketch out my ideas about CRUD.
> <snip/> <paraphrase/>
>> 1) CRUD RAD: provide infrastructure to make it really easy to make  
>> CRUD UIs for applications.
>> 2) introspector: provide out of the box stuff so a developer can  
>> browse the ZODB, possibly also tweak things
>> 3) "admin UI": provide out of the box stuff so that an end-user can  
>> at least do some data editing with a default CRUD interface.
>> Martijn

> I am only interested in #2 at the moment, but I certainly see the  
> value in all three.    I would like to help bring up #2 to a higher  
> level of capability.
> I would like to see full capability for editing/replacing/creating  
> new objects, where some of that functionality may be provided via  
> escaping to
> an interactive session, for example a little TTW interface to a  
> python interpreter.  The ability to dynamically/interactively fix  
> "broken" objects in my app in ZODB would be IMO a major use case for  
> this facility.

This would be a really nice feature.


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