Jacob Kaplan-Moss

Tag: forms

Dynamic form generation February 28th, 2010

I had the pleasure of being on a forms panel at PyCon 2010 chaired by Brandon Craig Rhodes. To get a stable baseline, Brandon asked each of us to provide code showing how each forms toolkit might tackle a problem: Imagine that someone has already written a form with your forms library. The form looks something like this: New username: __________ Password: __________ Repeat password: __________ [Submit] Now, someone from Marketing comes along and announces that the developers must add some additional questions to the form - and the number of extra questions is not determined until runtime!…