Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: couchdb

CouchDB first impressions October 18th, 2007

I’m playing with CouchDB tonight. Some first thoughts, as they occur to me: The build process was very easy. I already had Erlang and all the standard automake/autoconf crap installed, so it was just a matter of installing something called icu and going from there. Something like 10 minutes from svn checkout to relaxing. Anything I can poke at with curl is pretty damn cool. Wow, I can just chuck arbitrary JSON objects up at this thing and it’ll store it.…

Of the Web October 19th, 2007

I’ll have more notes about CouchDB later tonight. First, though, I want to step back and look at the big picture. A few months ago, Bill de hÓra wrote that “a framework like Django or Rails is purpose-built for the Web” (as opposed to old-school tools that try to pretend the Web doesn’t exist – I’m looking at you, ASP). It doesn’t sound like much, but to me this is the best possible compliment Django could be given.…