Snakes on the Web: what’s really wrong with web development

I don’t really consider myself a Python developer, although I have dabbled. As with many of the less mainstream languages there are keen developers and thinkers trying to clear away the confusion and push the limits of what is possible.

Snakes on the Web

The article is an enthusiastic call to action for “Pythonistas”, but also a really useful summary of big problems and issues applicable to any language, framework or development approach. Read it, even if just for the excellent (and scary) summary of all the things a modern web application developer needs to be aware of.