I'm a newbie to zope3 too. Last November, I started my small app using the excellent framework "Grok", and I'm happy. I do ldap-auth, i18n, sessions and database connections.
So don't be stuck, use Grok: grok.zope.org Best regards Jens Edward Zwart schrieb: > I've been limping along for a couple weeks trying to learn this > framework, and I'm completely stuck, and can barely even form a good > question... so apologies in advance... > > My problem is I'm brand new to Zope, and it's impossible to tell when > I'm reading something current or not. I've been following the z3c > (3.4 specific?) tutorial and also von Weitershausen's book. But I > think sometimes those two approaches are mutually exclusive. I don't > even know if that's true or not. If someone could confirm that, that > alone would be great. > > Someone on this list recently pointed out to me that Zope 3.4 > directory stucture (using zopeproject) versus the 3.3 one (using > mkzopeinstance) was the issue I was encountering... but I really > don't know how far that issue goes when I'm reading other literature. > > Then today, I downloaded the just-announced z3c.form 2.0.0 demo to see > if I could gain some insight into the various problems I've created > for myself in the last few weeks, and I see again a completely > different directory structure! > > So, there's mkzopeinstance, zopeproject, and the demo uses bootstrap.py... > > using mkzopeinstance, there's your root instance folder with an etc > directory (with some of the config files in it)... > > using zopeproject, you get site.zcml and zope.conf and others in the > root folder, no etc directory... > > and then there's the demo using bootstrap.py....with config files > under the parts directory (as well as the db, no more var).... > > Ok, so how do I learn from this? It is extremely difficult to > penetrate! Is there a process for reducing this barrier to newcomers? > What can I do to help?! I'm sold on many aspects of Zope, and I > would really like to be able to employ them! > > Please pardon the rant, but I've held off a long time, and I'm really > at a loss... > > In the meantime, here's a specific problem... > > I am trying to make a custom template to render my form... > > Basically, I followed the Carduner z3c tutorial, and am trying to do > this in my template... > > <div tal:content="view/render">the form goes here?</div> > > That gives an infinite recursion error. Am I supposed to implement > render()? I would think it would just display the form as it does if > I do not define a custom template. > > Thanks > > e. > _______________________________________________ > Zope3-users mailing list > Zope3email@example.com > http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users _______________________________________________ Zope3-users mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org http://mail.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope3-users