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Entries published on May 30, 2006

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Let’s talk about frameworks

So you’ve been hearing all this hype about “frameworks”. People from all over the world of web design and development are raving about the way their lives have been changed by things with mysterious names like “Rails” and “Django”, and you’re scratching your head, wondering what all the fuss is about — is this just a fad that’ll pass, or is this a geniunely important new development? Maybe you’re wondering just what, exactly, these “framework” things are, and what they can do for you.

Some of the answers to these questions are pretty simple and some aren’t, but over the course of a few articles here I’m hoping to explore and answer them, hopefully in a way that’ll help you develop a better understanding of the new frameworks and whether one of them is the right choice for your next project.

So what the heck is a framework, anyway?

When we talk about …

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