It is designed to make Agile web application development as
effective and simple as possible.
+WHY YET ANOTHER WEB FRAMEWORK?
+This is not your ordinary run-of-the-mill web framework in PHP,
Weblocks uses powerful Lisp features like multiple dispatch, the
metaobject protocol, lexical closures, keyword arguments, and macros
to build abstractions that make web development easy, intuitive, and
Things that are hard or mundane in other frameworks become easy and
+fun in Weblocks. A fine example of this are Weblocks' AJAX capabilities
People who want to get their real-life web programming done
as effectively as possible.
-Weblocks is not only targeted at old hands but also at
-newcomers to Lisp and Lisp web programming.
+Weblocks is especially targeted at newcomers to Lisp
+and Lisp web programming.
It offers a helpful community and code that prevents you
from shooting yourself too easily in the foot.
+IS IT USABLE? CAN I SEE SOME DEMOS?
+Weblocks is well-tested and has proven its worth in daily usage.
+It is used by a community of developers all over the world.
+Public applications running Weblocks include
+ * LAMsight https://www.lamsight.org/
+ * Aula Polska http://aulapolska.pl/
+ * Thanandar http://www.thanandar.de/
-* Vastly overhauled nav system
+* Greatly enhanced performance in the request handler
+* Support for request timeouts
+* Automatic bundling/versioning of static files
+* Fundamentally overhauled nav system
* Updated Simple Blog example
- Well-tested on SBCL and Clozure.
+ Well-tested on SBCL and Clozure.
Partially tested on CMUCL, Lispworks, AllegroCL, and OpenMCL.
Official site (with detailed installation guide):