Am 30.04.2007, 15:23 Uhr, schrieb Charu ASTHANA <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
I am fairly new to zope. i am not much of a computer scientist but I
can do some programming.
ok so here is my problem:
I have ot create a web page, which asks the user for some inputs and
upload of a data file.
The input values and the file name (the uploaded file will be saved on
the server) are to be written to a text file that will be saved on the
Why do you want to save to a file rather than the Zope database? If you
need access to the file system you must use an ExternalMethod.
This text file will then be given as input to a perl program that will
read and do some calculations.
Now I have reached so far:
I have created a web page which asks for user inputs.
Then when the user submits the form :
a) I create another web page that shows the user what all he has
inputted and ,
b) also send the input ( thought he set parameter list) to a python
Now I am not able to understand ???
1) how to write all the set of parameter that python script has got onto
a text file ( i do not clearly understand about the limitations of
script in zope context)
Look at context.REQUEST.form in the PythonScript for the values. You
cannot access the file system from within a PythonScript
2) Also how do I call a perl script from this python script. ( i could
not understand the concept of external methods)
You cannot. How complex is the perl script? It might make sense to rewrite
it in Python to be able to use it from within Zope otherwise you must use
an ExternalMethod to invoke your perl script, pass it the data and get a
response from it but would be fairly complicated.
Any pointers will be very helpful. Also any example of similar code
will be beneficial.
For what you want to do it seems strange to want to use Zope rather than
using a Perl cgi script. If you are going to stick with the Zope then you
should probably spend some time reading the Zope Book to understand what
Zope is, how it works and what it lets you do.
Professional Python Services directly from the Source
Python/Zope Consulting and Support ... http://www.egenix.com/
mxODBC.Zope.Database.Adapter ... http://zope.egenix.com/
mxODBC, mxDateTime, mxTextTools ... http://python.egenix.com/
:::: Try mxODBC.Zope.DA for Windows,Linux,Solaris,MacOSX for free ! ::::
eGenix.com Software, Skills and Services GmbH Pastor-Loeh-Str.48
D-40764 Langenfeld, Germany. CEO Dipl.-Math. Marc-Andre Lemburg
Registered at Amtsgericht Duesseldorf: HRB 46611
ZPT mailing list