To Rev or not to Rev
JimCarwardine at OwnYourFuture-net.com
Sat Apr 30 08:06:02 CDT 2005
I know there has been lots of discussion on this topic since I joined the
list and I know many Rev'ers on this list have converted to Rev as their dev
language of first choice.
I'm having a continuing conversation with my provider about using his sever
to serve my Rev app. First was he highly recommended MSSQL, which the list
took exception to. Then I suggested he take a look at RunRev as a
development tool himself (hoping to get some local expertise using Rev on a
server) and here was his reply...
"it is more of scripting language that a real programming language which
is awesome for the non-technical developers like me and you, but is not a
true object oriented application language which is being taught in
I don't know what to say about that.
Are there are x-talk/OOP languages that are compiled,
or, a difference between an OOP and an x-talk language,
or, maybe he just assumed that Rev is not a true OOP on first glance? ...
on 4/26/05 10:30 AM, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:
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> It's one of the few databases I'd consider inferior to MySql, not
> because it lacks cross-platform compatibility, but because it is a
> Microsoft product ;-)
> Realistically, any of the major database servers will have advantages
> and disadvantages compared to the others. I personally like
> PostgreSQL: it is free for both noncommercial *and* commercial use
> (unlike MySql, which is only free for non-commercial use), it is
> reasonably fast and quite powerful, fully ACID-compliant, supports
> stored procedures, views, and so forth, has a sizable user community,
> And it runs just fine on my OS X box, along with Windows, Linux, and a
> variety of other platforms.
> On Apr 26, 2005, at 8:49 AM, Jim Carwardine wrote:
>> What about the differences between MySQL and MSSQL. The proponents of
>> are adamant that it is far better. Is it really? Of course, it's not
>> x-platform, which is a mark against it in my books... Jim
>> on 4/25/05 3:58 PM, Bill wrote:
>>> Yes I agree that SQL is the way to go. I can't wait until the MySQL to
>>> SQLite utility is released so that I can try SQLite. I think it will
>>> faster at connecting.
>>> On 4/25/05 2:17 PM, "Dan Shafer" <revdan at danshafer.com> wrote:
>>>> Anyone else thinking along these lines?
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