[erlang-questions] Web toolkit, N2O guide
Tue Apr 2 17:44:22 CEST 2019
Given your requirements it is really straight forward to make in Zotonic.
As Zotonic is made for sites like you describe (content uploading, pages, template driven etc.).
Though if you like to roll your own administrative interfaces then you can use other tools :)
> On 1 Apr 2019, at 21:37, Eckard Brauer <eckard.brauer@REDACTED> wrote:
> Hi Marc,
> thanks for the response. I already had Zotonic on the focus, but for my
> current web app (may be proved wrong at any given point) it seems a bit
> overkill. Most of the nice features (I'd be glad with for a larger app)
> I don't really need there, current idea is to:
> * serve only static pages with only a single variable element (header
> colour dependent on date) and
> * two user accounts, one for administering (uploading/changing pages)
> and one for enabling download of specific content (PDFs).
> Further improvement will only include:
> * Template based page generation,
> * (ToDo like) database application, to be filled only from admin
> account, public list display, history.
> As I'm rather new to Erlang, I'm looking for the/a toolkit with least
> possible learning effort for me on one hand, runtime footprint on the
> second and not too much difference from a "conventional", static web
> server, as the application is to be mostly administered by non-IT
> What I was stuck of with the N2O manual, is the fact that they forgot
> to mention "mad" as a requirement... hope I'll closer get to it now.
> Am Mon, 1 Apr 2019 14:55:19 +0200
> schrieb Marc Worrell <marc@REDACTED>:
>> Hi Eckard,
>> You can also use Zotonic CMS (http://zotonic.org/
>> Static files can be served using `controller_static_pages` or
>> directly as assets from their the `lib` directory, or as templates
>> from the `templates/static` directory.
>> The nice thing with using Zotonic for your site is that you also get:
>> * Rich and very flexible templating system
>> * Full content management environment
>> * Multi-lingual
>> * Access control modules
>> * Email handling (send & receive)
>> * Timezone handling
>> * Module system
>> * etc. etc. etc.
>> Zotonic uses PostgreSQL for its database.
>> Currently the 0.x version is the “stable” branch.
>> We are working towards a 1.x (really soon now).
>> The 1.x will have deep MQTT integration.
>> Cheers, Marc
>>> On 1 Apr 2019, at 13:08, Eckard Brauer <eckard.brauer@REDACTED> wrote:
>>> as I will have to develop a little web application for serving >~80
>>> % pure static and < 20 % dynamic (DB frontend, sessoins - DB choice
>>> is still free) content, I thought of using N2O as the toolkit of
>>> choice. Some questions arise from that:
>>> * Are there better alternatives to N2O for that?
>>> * Is there a (preferrably step by step) guide for beginners
>>> available, as most of the tutorials I found seem outdated for years?
>>> Thanks in advance for hints!
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