[Zope3-Users] Re: crud/read example?

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Sun Sep 3 18:09:08 EDT 2006

Robert Hicks wrote:
> While the ZODB looks like a great example my question should have been:
> "I am using Oracle at work

Does this imply you *need* or *want* to use it for a web application? If 
you don't have to, consider alternatives such as Zope's object store (ZODB).

> and I am looking into using Z3 as the solution

Solution to what?

> but I was wondering if there was an example of creating a CRUD
> (Create, Read, Update, Delete) application that is prevelant in
> Turbogears, Django and the like.

Well, most of the time we don't think in terms of CRUD, even though we 
might be doing it.

Zope is about objects. Where these objects come from doesnt' really 
matter to Zope. They can come from Zope's object store, they can also 
come from a relational database. Doesn't matter. In Zope you create 
objects, you modify them and you display them.

> The example they use is a wiki application where the add, modify and
> delete simple wiki entries."

There's a similar example for Zope 3: 


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