[Geowanking] Django vs. .NET
joe at crashcorp.com
Thu Sep 10 13:50:19 PDT 2009
There are far too many differences to list here, but here are a few
1. GeoDjango, Django, Python, etc. normally run on top of a UNIX stack
(specifically Linux, Apache or Nginx, and MySQL or PostgreSQL).
2. ASP.NET runs on the Microsoft stack so you'd have entirely
different components (IIS, SQL Server, Windows Server, etc.).
If you're currently a PHP/MySQL/LAMP developer I'd go with Python/
Django as you'll be leveraging components you likely already know a
On Sep 10, 2009, at 2:42 PM, Paul Palubinski wrote:
> Hey folks,
> I'm pretty new to the geowanking community and have become well
> aware of the fact that there are many savvy web developers here with
> a penchant for all things geo. Currently, I am exclusively using ASP.NET
> (and SQL Server) for web development, but I have experience
> developing with PHP/MySQL. I was introduced to the GeoDjango
> framework by this listserv and was wondering if anyone who has prior
> experience with ASP.NET could explain some of the benefits of going
> the Python/Django route for web development, and more specifically,
> using GeoDjango and what some of the major differences are from
> developing in ASP.NET?
> Paul Palubinski
> Geowanking mailing list
> Geowanking at geowanking.org
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