djula VS caveman

Compare djula vs caveman and see what are their differences.


Common Lisp port of the Django templating language (by mmontone)


Lightweight web application framework for Common Lisp. (by fukamachi)
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djula caveman
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132 741
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3.6 2.2
about 2 months ago 10 months ago
Common Lisp Common Lisp
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Posts with mentions or reviews of djula. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-08.


Posts with mentions or reviews of caveman. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-26.
  • How do you think about version number management?
    5 projects | /r/Common_Lisp | 26 Feb 2023
  • I want to pursue this web app project - advice using CL?
    10 projects | /r/Common_Lisp | 4 Jan 2023
  • Mito: An ORM for Common Lisp
    4 projects | | 22 Aug 2022
    We are going to walk through the examples by building an online Warehouse management system using Caveman
  • Using SVGs in Common Lisp web apps with Djula
    8 projects | | 8 Aug 2022
    Djula is a port of Python's Django template engine to Common Lisp. It's the default templating engine used by the framework Caveman for building web applications
  • Is Woo still "beta quality" or prod ready?
    7 projects | /r/lisp | 3 Jun 2022
    Appreciate it. Can I ask one last thing. Between Snooze and Caveman2, which is the more current project?
  • Building Common Lisp web apps with Tailwind CSS
    3 projects | | 6 Jul 2021
    In this post, I am going to walk you through to setup Tailwind CSS for a Common Lisp web application using Caveman. If you want to know more about creating web applications using Common Lisp and Caveman, please check my previous posts on the topic.
  • Building a Rentals Listing web application in Common Lisp
    6 projects | | 5 Jul 2021
    We are going to use Caveman for scaffolding this project. Caveman is a lightweight web application framework created by Eitaro Fukamachi for Common lisp. Caveman is available on Quicklisp, so you can install it with:
  • Lisp for the Web - 5
    7 projects | | 3 Jul 2021
    Hence I chose Caveman for this project. After having been played around with and without Caveman for building web applications in Common Lisp, I found that it is the best framework out there for developing web apps in Lisp. Caveman is a lightweight web application framework created by Eitaro Fukamachi for Common lisp. Fukamachi has got some serious tools for doing web development in Lisp. Please feel free to check out his Github profile for more useful tools.
  • How to deploy Caveman applications to Heroku?
    2 projects | /r/lisp | 2 Jul 2021
    I have been trying to come up with a standard template using Caveman to deploy on Heroku. But I am struck with these issues, not quite getting it to work with the available buildpacks. Lot of the related articles are hopelessly outdated. Appreciate any help or pointers?

What are some alternatives?

When comparing djula and caveman you can also consider the following projects:

lisp-for-the-web - Code for lisp for the web post


cl-super-rentals - Super rentals in Common Lisp

slime - The Superior Lisp Interaction Mode for Emacs

node - Node.js JavaScript runtime :sparkles::turtle::rocket::sparkles:

easy-routes - Yet another routes handling utility on top of Hunchentoot

GNU Emacs - Mirror of GNU Emacs

htmx - </> htmx - high power tools for HTML

Tailwind CSS - A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development.


snooze - Common Lisp RESTful web development

woo - A fast non-blocking HTTP server on top of libev