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Wed Jun 20 10:21:58 EDT 2012
Andre Garzia wrote:
> I've uploaded a stack this month... it worked as expected. RevOnline
> protocol is pretty simple, they just send a base64 encoded compressed
> arrayencoded array back and forth.
GMTA :) That's become my favorite packaging method for moving stuff
between standalones and servers.
While arrayEncode and arrayDecode are relatively intensive calls, for
arrays less than a few MBs in size they're measured in just millisecs,
ideal for processing on both ends as they're much faster than parsing
XML or other hierarchical formats.
In fact, the more I look into MongoDB the more arrayEncoded data bears
an inspiring similarity to BSON, but with the benefit that LiveCode is
so fast I can do everything I need without a stay-resident process on
the server. :) Not to mention the savings in overhead from not having
to translate BSON to JSON and back again.
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