Their objective is to see how efficient/elegant the language is for developers. This is one area in which Python should excel.
- Render a simple Web page containing text, data, and graphics, as specified in this wireframe mockup. With the myriad number of web frameworks for Python, this is hard but let's pick those a few that are most expressive, as the person evaluating it may not be familiar with Python per se, but be looking for readability.
- Invoke a simple Web service and format/display the results. This can be either web services or REST, whichever one looks cleanest.
- Create a mash-up that overlays local temperature data onto a Google map.
- Create a simple form for data submission with fields and drop down selects and a submit button, as specified in this wireframe mockup. At least one field should be validated.
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