Livecode Content Management System
dave at applicationinsight.com
Sun Dec 3 16:26:23 EST 2017
Well of course if you put it that way I don’t want to do anything to discourage exploration, let a 1,000 flowers bloom etc and I’d love to see a LC CMS
However our community IS a lot smaller than Python’s...
Richard Gaskin wrote:
> revIgniter is one of the best open source projects in the LiveCode
> community. Ralf's work has been truly exemplary, with a solid
> implementation, some of the best docs for any such system, and an
> unusually responsive support that shows him fixing bugs and refining
> features in near-real time.
> It may be that revIgniter is an excellent fit for what Alex has in mind.
> But if we look at web frameworks for other languages, we see most
> languages have more than one framework. This is natural and to be
> expected, since not every web development workflow will be identical.
> Consider CMSes made with Python:
> <https://wiki.python.org/moin/ContentManagementSystems <https://wiki.python.org/moin/ContentManagementSystems>>
> Nearly 20 in that list, each addressing a set of needs different from
> the others, so that collectively Python can be used in a very wide range
> of contexts.
> I believe this is where LiveCode will inevitably wind up some day as
> well. Or at least so I hope.
> In the Python world, the most popular CMS by far is Django, and all
> others pale by comparison in popularity. I suspect the same will remain
> true with revIgniter for the foreseeable future; the quality of Ralf's
> stewardship will retain its valuable position in our community.
> But I would not discourage exploration of other ways of working. Any
> single framework will embody one way of thinking, and no matter how good
> it is other thought is possible.
> I think it's a sign of a healthy platform when an ecosystem has more
> than just one of a given resource type.
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