[racket] Web Application Deployment

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 22 15:55:32 EDT 2010

Go for the CGI library then, it works well and patches are welcome

On Jun 22, 2010, at 3:40 PM, Karl Winterling wrote:

> I'm a college student in California, so I can't afford a World of
> Warcraft account. However, I might try to design and "sell" a Racket
> application to my Co-op. so I'll need to avoid sounding mentally
> disturbed to the central IT staff.
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Neil Van Dyke  
> <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
>> Racket comes with a CGI library.  I recently ported a large legacy  
>> Racket
>> (PLT Scheme) CGI-based application to SCGI using
>> "http://www.neilvandyke.org/scgi-scheme/".
>> For new development, consider using the PLT Web Server instead of  
>> SCGI or
>> old CGI.  Nowadays, virtual servers like Amazon EC2 are affordable,  
>> and you
>> can make them do things that the cheapo CGI/PHP/Zope shared hosting  
>> of a few
>> years ago didn't support.
>> When undertaking a Web development project in Racket... in addition  
>> to the
>> extensive Racket documentation and the help available on this email  
>> list,
>> there are professional Racket consultants available for  
>> outsourcing.  And,
>> to borrow a line from an Asimov bio, they grow more handsome with  
>> each year.
>> Karl Winterling wrote at 06/22/2010 02:45 PM:
>>> It appears that you need a PLT Web server running on your site's  
>>> host to
>>> deploy Web applications. Is it possible to deploy applications on  
>>> shared
>>> hosting with Apache and something like CGI or FastCGI?
>> --
>> http://www.neilvandyke.org/
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