[Newbies] Re: sandboxing a world

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Sat Oct 26 08:02:19 UTC 2013

On 10/15/13, David Holiday <neuburge at rohan.sdsu.edu> wrote:
> Thank you everyone for your help! I've been looking at Squeak/Pharo for a
> few weeks because I've been creating a platform for knowledge workers to
> work with information that was going to be a javascript single page
> application.

> For various reasons I think it makes sense not to have a
> 'web-based' app and was looking for a way to create a beautiful interface
> atop a powerful tool that I could easily deploy to whatever platform the
> user may have. This was the last concern I had, so I'm going to go ahead and
> start whipping up some awesome code.


Just curious...
what are your reasons to abandon going for a 'web-based' application
in favor of a tool like Squeak?

Was it performance, the lack of IDE in JavaScript, the amount of data
to deal with, something else? Does your Squeak app work with a server
or is it a single tier app?


> David Holiday
> -------------------------------------------------
> San Diego State University
> neuburge at rohan.sdsu.edu

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