O'Reilly logo

Python 3 Web Development Beginner's Guide by Michel Anders

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Time for action choosing a server-side scripting language

When developing web applications, you have a virtually unlimited choice of programming languages you can use, so we have to consider what is important for us in our project and make a tradeoff if necessary.

  • Consider how important development time is compared to performance. Compiled languages like C# or C++ might be used if CPU power is scarce or if you do not want to distribute the source code in a readable format. But when development time is at a premium, using scripting languages often saves time as they make it easier to develop applications in an incremental way, even to the point where you can type in commands interactively to see what is possible and later incorporate these trials ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required