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Framework for writing CGI applications

Monolith is a framework for web applications. Instead of thinking of your web application as a series of pages and forms, Monolith gives you basic widgets like buttons, images, form fields, tables and so on, which you can use to build up your web application or construct reusable super-widgets. In this way, building a web application is rather like constructing a traditional GUI application using Gtk, Motif, Windows/MFC, Java/JFC, etc.

Monolith applications are written in C or C++.

Monolith applications compile down to standalone shared object scripts which can be run directly from the rws micro web server.


Download version 1.2.0 (stable)
released on 8 February 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
LGPLJanet Casey23 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Richard W.M. Jones Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail
Archived Homepage

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Source requirement rws
Weak prerequisite cdoc 0.9.2 or later (for rebuilding the manpages)
Source requirement c2lib
Source requirement pthrlib

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2017.


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