We had used Flask in the fuel-stats. It was easy and pleasant and all
project requirements was satisfied. And I saw difficulties and workarounds
with Pecan, when Nick integrated it into Nailgun.
So +1 for Flask.


On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 11:00 PM, Nikolay Markov <nmar...@mirantis.com>
wrote:

> Michael, we already solved all issues I described, and I just don't
> want to solve them once again after moving to another framework. Also,
> I think, nothing of these wishes contradicts with good API design.
>
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 10:49 PM, Michael Krotscheck
> <krotsch...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > This sounds more like you need to pay off technical debt and clean up
> your
> > API.
> >
> > Michael
> >
> > On Tue Dec 02 2014 at 10:58:43 AM Nikolay Markov <nmar...@mirantis.com>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Hello all,
> >>
> >> I actually tried to use Pecan and even created a couple of PoCs, but
> >> there due to historical reasons of how our API is organized it will
> >> take much more time to implement all workarounds we need to issues
> >> Pecan doesn't solve out of the box, like working with non-RESTful
> >> URLs, reverse URL lookup, returning custom body in 404 response,
> >> wrapping errors to JSON automatically, etc.
> >>
> >> As far as I see, each OpenStack project implements its own workarounds
> >> for these issues, but still it requires much less men and hours for us
> >> to move to Flask-Restful instead of Pecan, because all these problems
> >> are already solved there.
> >>
> >> BTW, I know a lot of pretty big projects using Flask (it's the second
> >> most popular Web framework after Django in Python Web community), they
> >> even have their own "hall of fame":
> >> http://flask.pocoo.org/community/poweredby/ .
> >>
> >> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 7:13 PM, Ryan Brown <rybr...@redhat.com> wrote:
> >> > On 12/02/2014 09:55 AM, Igor Kalnitsky wrote:
> >> >> Hi, Sebastian,
> >> >>
> >> >> Thank you for raising this topic again.
> >> >>
> >> >> [snip]
> >> >>
> >> >> Personally, I'd like to use Flask instead of Pecan, because first one
> >> >> is more production-ready tool and I like its design. But I believe
> >> >> this should be resolved by voting.
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks,
> >> >> Igor
> >> >>
> >> >> On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 4:19 PM, Sebastian Kalinowski
> >> >> <skalinow...@mirantis.com> wrote:
> >> >>> Hi all,
> >> >>>
> >> >>> [snip explanation+history]
> >> >>>
> >> >>> Best,
> >> >>> Sebastian
> >> >
> >> > Given that Pecan is used for other OpenStack projects and has plenty
> of
> >> > builtin functionality (REST support, sessions, etc) I'd prefer it for
> a
> >> > number of reasons.
> >> >
> >> > 1) Wouldn't have to pull in plugins for standard (in Pecan) things
> >> > 2) Pecan is built for high traffic, where Flask is aimed at much
> smaller
> >> > projects
> >> > 3) Already used by other OpenStack projects, so common patterns can be
> >> > reused as oslo libs
> >> >
> >> > Of course, the Flask community seems larger (though the average flask
> >> > project seems pretty small).
> >> >
> >> > I'm not sure what determines "production readiness", but it seems to
> me
> >> > like Fuel developers fall more in Pecan's target audience than in
> >> > Flask's.
> >> >
> >> > My $0.02,
> >> > Ryan
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Ryan Brown / Software Engineer, Openstack / Red Hat, Inc.
> >> >
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> >> Nick Markov
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