[Seaside] Re: Java vs Squeak Page
avi.bryant at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 19:24:19 CEST 2005
On 6/10/05, Jon Paynter <kittle at mail.yans.net> wrote:
> Look at the download history for the past 12 months.... zero
> Nobody in the java community seems interested in this. Wilkes has a good point as well.
Yes; the only thing in the Java world that has any kind of mainstream
support and a similar basic philosophy to Seaside is Tapestry, but it
suffers from both the Java environment and even more from the Java
attitude to things like configuration: I get the impression that using
it involves as much time modifying XML files as writing code...
If for some reason I was compelled to do web development on the JVM, I
think the only way to go would be using something like SISC Scheme or
that you at least got a decently dynamic and high level language to
work in. Either of those could support a credible implementation of a
Seaside-like framework, though still without the nice environment that
We should probably continue this discussion (if at all) on the Seaside
list rather than squeak-dev; it gets enough traffic already without
threads on that J language cluttering it up.
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