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Version 11 by hannes on 12. November 2009, 14:12

The Helma NG Web Framework is a fully full featured web stack based on the [JSGI web server interface][JSGI]stack. Some the features Helma NG adds It is built on top of JSGI are:a [JSGI] compliant interface including a rich set of practical [middleware]. On top of that it adds features such as:

* Convenience wrappers for accessing the request object and generating various response objects.
* Smart HTTP parameter parsing.
* HTTP parameter parsing including grouping of parameters into JavaScript objects or arrays.

* HTTP file upload support.

* HTTP session support.

* RegExp/module based request dispatching.

* Flexible and powerful templating support.

The [Helma NG demo app](http://helma-ng.appspot.com/) showcases a number of these features. To run the demo application on your computer run the following command:

    helma apps/demo/main.js

This starts and serves the demo web app on port 8080: