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Beginning Python: From Novice to Professional, 3rd Edition by Magnus Lie Hetland

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Magnus Lie Hetland, Beginning Python, 10.1007/978-1-4842-0028-5_26

26. Project 7: Your Own Bulletin Board

Magnus Lie Hetland

(1)Trondheim, Norway

Many kinds of software enable you to communicate with other people over the Internet. You’ve seen a few already (for example, the Usenet groups in Chapter 23 and the chat server in Chapter 24). In this chapter, you will implement another such system: a web-based discussion forum. While the functionality is a far cry from complex social media platforms, it does implement the basics needed for comment systems, for example.

What’s the Problem?

In this project, you create a simple system for posting and responding to messages via the Web. This has utility in itself, as a discussion ...

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