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Forms-design application builder tool?

On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 5:12 PM, Rich Braun <richb-RBmg6HWzfGThzJAekONQAQ at> wrote:

> So I want a reasonably straighforward way of generating a form based on my
> schema, and can't seem to find anything useful.

> If you were building a database-driven website design today

That's what I do for a living.

> (one that looks like, say,,

Open up that page and "View Source." That's all that's involved :)

> with the goal of providing browsable/updateable views of,
> say, DNS records), what framework would you start with?

Ruby on Rails.

> Secondarily, I want this thing to be scriptable, ideally with the same set of
> internal commands as the UI (to perform such operations as "insert new host
> into domain"). ?I suspect that's too much to hope for in a single
> off-the-shelf tool.

Ruby can do that. There's a command console built in, where you can
manipulate the data via the models with simple commands. Or you can
write scripts integrated into your environment.

> BLU isn't quite the right place to ask this, where else should I turn?


Ted Roche
Ted Roche & Associates, LLC

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