Making the move...

Pierre Sahores psahores at
Wed Mar 15 17:38:50 EST 2006

Le 15 mars 06 à 23:22, Chipp Walters a écrit :

> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> All that said, there are two benefits to Ruby:  most of the code  
>> you'd need is already written, and as open source it's all freely  
>> available.
>> But while Ruby may have some advantages, that doesn't make using  
>> other languages to generate DHTML interfaces impossible.
>> Taking this a step further, I'll close with an exercise for the  
>> reader:
>> 1. Make a web app development tool in Rev for laying out and  
>> generating DHTML controls for web pages.
>> 2. Now make the same tool in Ruby.
> An interesting side note to all of this is that RonR really doesn't  
> do much with DHTML and javascript...they leave that up to the AJAX  
> developers. RonR is primarly server oriented, and only provides  
> basic html scaffolding as UI. There are a few groups trying to  
> paste AJAX on top of Ruby, but it's not that easy (yet).
> Dan has first hand info on how easy/hard it is to deploy apps in  
> RonR. I'm pretty sure one could right a framework similar to RonR  
> in Rev using Rev CGI's but there's always the cgi performace issue.  
> I think Pierre Sahores has figured out a way to use a single  
> instance of RevCGI and the multiple port capabilites of PHP, though  
> I don't remember the details.


> -Chipp
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