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Will Askbot and Merengue play nice together?

asked 2011-08-17 04:38:48 -0500

nicafyl's avatar

I set up OSQA to play with and think there is real potential with this type of system. But, what I want is an integrated solution. That is, something that will contain blogs, forums, news and a QandA presence.

I am currently using Drupal for the other stuff. If I am going to write code I would pick Django as the starting point. Beyond that, it seems that Merengue would offer a lot of the basics I need. I am wondering if anyone has tried to run Askbot with Merengue?

Note that while I have a site I want to move it is from Drupal so how I get Askbot to work with other Django apps is totally open. I could, for example, use the Askbot authentication system for the whole game if that seems appropriate.

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answered 2011-08-17 14:36:24 -0500

Haven't used merengue yet but it's django! I'm sure you can share the same database between both apps and play well :-) Or mix it together in one.

Please try it and let us know if there are any problems.

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This will be learning on both ends for me as I have set up Merengue but not done anything with it yet but, sure, I will try it out and let you know of any progress.
nicafyl's avatar nicafyl  ( 2011-08-17 15:09:00 -0500 )edit
Yes, the django apps are the easiest to put together, but we also will be supporting integration with the other popular systems - such as Drupal, Wordpress, etc.
Evgeny's avatar Evgeny  ( 2011-08-17 16:11:17 -0500 )edit

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