[Grok-dev] Grok 1.0 released!
sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Oct 8 05:40:50 EDT 2009
Big up! :)
On 7 okt 2009, at 21.10, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> The Grok_ development team is very happy to release Grok 1.0. Grok 1.0
> is the culmination of 3 years of work after the start of the Grok
> project in late 2006. It presents a stable platform for developing
> powerful, extensible web applications. Grok is the result of years of
> work by the large Grok development team.
> With Grok, simple projects are easy to create, but it is with
> increasing complexity and reuse that the Grok framework excels.
> Grok 1.0 is not the end of Grok development. Since Grok is extensible
> many powerful new features are being made available as growing
> collection of extension packages. The Grok development team is also
> working on a whole range of initiatives to improve Grok even further.
> The Grok documentation team is also busily working on improving Grok's
> extensive documentation resources.
> .. _Grok: http://grok.zope.org
> See the more extensive announcement here for more information:
> About Grok
> Grok is a modern Python-based web framework. Grok is powerful in the
> hands of an expert developer, as it excels in reuse and extensibility
> thanks to its use of a component development model. At the same time
> Grok aims to let less experienced developers be productive
> so that the walk up the learning curve is more smooth for them.
> Grok lets you store your Python objects easily in the battle-tested
> ZODB, an object database. Alternatively relational databases are
> supported with Grok, using the `megrok.rdb`_ extension and SQLAlchemy.
> .. _`megrok.rdb`: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/megrok.rdb
> Grok is developed in the Zope community and is built with Zope
> technologies. In particular, Grok builds on the `Zope Toolkit`_, a
> collection of libraries that make use of a common component
> development model, the Zope Component Architecture. The Zope community
> has more than a decade of experience in developing web applications
> with Python. The Zope Toolkit is the result of this experience,
> .. _`Zope Toolkit`: http://docs.zope.org/zopetoolkit/
> Grok is WSGI compatible and can therefore be integrated with the wide
> range of WSGI-based technologies available in the Python world today.
> Grok technologies themselves are also available for reuse. This has
> enabled developers to use them in combination with the Silva and Plone
> CMS projects, which work with the Zope 2 application server.
> The Grok Team
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> Grok-dev at zope.org
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