Grail (web browser)

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Grail
Grail 0.6 running under Python 2.7 on Linux
Grail 0.6 running under Python 2.7 on Linux
Original author(s) Guido van Rossum[1][2]
Developer(s) Corporation for National Research Initiatives (CNRI)
Initial release August 1995; 22 years ago (1995-08)
Preview release
0.6 / 1 April 1999; 19 years ago (1999-04-01)
Repository
Written in Python
Type Web browser
License Free software license[3]
Website grail.sourceforge.net

Grail was a free extensible multi-platform web browser written in the Python programming language. The project was started in August 1995, with its first public release in November of that year.[4] The 0.3 beta contained over 27,000 lines of Python.[4] The last official release was version 0.6 in 1999.

One of the major distinguishing features of Grail was the ability to run client-side Python code, in much the same way as mainstream browsers run client-side JavaScript code.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Scripting the Web with Python, I wrote Grail version 0.1 in less than two weeks, as a sort of demo; it consisted of under 2000 lines in 14 source files. It was released in August 1995., Guido van Rossum
  2. ^ In the beginning there was the Grail,(Page 519), Programming Python, By Mark Lutz, O'Reilly Media, Inc., 2001
  3. ^ Grail source license
  4. ^ a b Grail - The Browser For The Rest Of Us (DRAFT)
  5. ^ 18.5.1. A Simple Grail Applet Example, Thinking about Programming Python, 3rd Edition - Advanced Internet Topics - Grail A Python Based Web Browser, CodeIdol
  6. ^ Henricksen, Karen (15 October 1999). Indulska, Jadwiga (supervisor). "5.2 Grail architecture" (PDF). Adaptive Applications in Mobile Environments: 47. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 

External links[edit]

Official website