[wp-hackers] WordPress as a full stack web framework

Stephane Daury wordpress at tekartist.org
Fri Oct 3 12:45:40 GMT 2008

I agree. Considering the extent of the existing user base, the ease of  
instal and widespread support in hosting companies, the strength of  
the API and so on, it has become my rapid development framework of  

Thanks for the feedback. I'll start working on a presentation to be  
released in the near future.


On Oct 02, 2008, at 15:05, Casey Bisson wrote:

> Stephane,
> +1 to using WP as a web framework.
> Though here's the unique part about WP: Most frameworks serve a  
> single application at a time, but most WP users have a handful of  
> plugins active at once. The fact that the WP API is sufficiently  
> robust and complete to make that work well, while also allowing  
> development of sophisticated plugins that add significant new  
> features is the truly amazing part. </ fanboy moment>
> Scriblio, my WordPress as library catalog system, started out by  
> completely highjacking a lot of WP functionality. I've learned a lot  
> since my first release a few years ago, but the biggest lesson has  
> been to make my plugins well behaved and leave plenty of room for  
> other well behaved plugins to interoperate with them.
> --Casey
> http://Plymouth.edu/
> http://about.Scriblio.net/
> http://MaisonBisson.com/
> On Oct 2, 2008, at 2:21 PM, Stephane Daury wrote:
>> I thought the subject would get more feedback, but thanks for the  
>> suggestion Ozh. :)
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