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Re: [SLUG] OT: moving from Access to ...?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] OT: moving from Access to ...?
- From: Mike Lake <Mike.Lake@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2008 21:34:53 +1100
> For a bigger project at work I set up a access database a while ago -
> it does the job but I would like to get away from access.
> The database is basically a large list of past job/FEAdesigns for
> later reference. At some stage I wanted to import/export from and to
> out FEA software (a text file).
> I would prefer to have the reporting and data entry done in a web
> based format.
> Are there any simple good options?
Steven suggested Django which is a web application development framework which uses Python.
I would second that - try it out. I am using it at my work and it was my first application using Python
so I had to learn Python at the same time. I really liked the system very well as I could do quite a lot
using the online Django tutorials.
Most importantly is that the framework is very active, lots of developers, a good mailing list/newsgroup and lots of contributed code. And very easy to install and use on Linux!
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