….3 the web.application call had to be in the main call (if not it gave a AttributeError: 'builtin_function_or_method' object has no attribute 'iteritems') and it's showing now the code for the first part of the tutorial for easier access.
…k doesn't work
…ons well (crashes the entire server when this happens). The solution is to upgrade the version of web.py you're using to the latest source instead of the older version installed via easy_install. With the new (fixed) web.py source, you can enable SSL as in the initial cookbook page. Sorry for any confusion. This was a confusing issue to solve :)
…ifting through source, I came up with this way.