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Who Needs a Web Framework? Build Your Web Site with DOS Batch Files!

You don’t need to build your next web site with Ruby on Rails, .NET, PHP, or any of those fancy web frameworks—instead, you can just pull out your command prompt and write yourself a batch file.

What are we talking about? Some programmer wrote a working web framework using DOS-based batch scripts that can actually serve up a web site, and it’s extendable like a regular web framework, so you could build a blog with it—not that you would want to. Hilarious! Head to the link to read the rest.

DOS on Dope: The last MVC web framework you’ll ever need

Lowell Heddings, better known online as the How-To Geek, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 09/9/10

Comments (3)

  1. Camilo Martin

    I always had a love-hate relationship with batch files. Nice to see them rocking again :)

  2. Gunther

    what’s a good Registor cleaner

  3. HitmanZone

    Good idea i love this i have use the appserv but i never have the idea to use the batch command as a framewark nice thanks .

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