[Zope3-Users] Re: How do you develop in zope 3?

George Wright georgewr at bigpond.net.au
Tue Feb 19 15:21:39 EST 2008

I am very interested to read some replies to this. I'm in much the  
same situation and very confused now.

On 20/02/2008, at 4:00 AM, jdinunci at uc.edu.ve wrote:

> How do you develop in zope 3?
> First a few words:
> After trying from time to time Zope 3 (X3, 3.0...) finally a month  
> ago I
> jumped in full time. Thanks to Philipp von Weitershausen's book, my
> previous problems were solved. So I downloaded the zope 3 tar.gz and
> started to practice... only to discover eggs, buildouts, paster and
> friends (yes, pretty much I've been living under a programmer's rock).
> Well, no problem. After reading http://pypi.python.org/pypi/ 
> zopeproject/
> and http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.buildout I was on track again. So
> basically, what I do is:
>   # Create a virtual environment
>   $ python2.4 bin/virtual-python.py --prefix=~/zope3/
>   # install easy_setup
>   $ ~/zope3/bin/python bin/ez_setup.py
>   # Install zopeproject (of course, all these steps are made just  
> once)
>   $ ~/zope/bin/easy_install zopeproject
>   # make the projects
>   $ ~/zope/bin/zopeproject webdev
> and then edit setup.py, buildout.cfg. and work in src/webdev. So  
> long, so
> fine. But here come my doubts:
> *) Is it the way the experienced zope developers work? How do you  
> set the
> environment for a site or a package development?
> *) I'm working in more than a package. I'm developing a blog, a user
> manager, etc. Should I create a new project for each package? How do I
> include in my site (under development) my packages (under  
> development)?
> *) What recipe do you use to fetch a package via svn?

George Wright

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