[Seaside] Pharo/Seaside as a back-end for a social media app

Jan van de Sandt jvdsandt at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 07:08:08 UTC 2012

On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 5:15 AM, Oscar E A Callaú <oalvarez at dcc.uchile.cl>wrote:

> Hi all,
>     I plan to build a social media app, initially targeted to iOS clients.
> I was wondering if pharo 1.4 and seaside 3.07/3.1 are enough for a back-end
> where at least these requirements are expected:
> + Rest communication (I can use Seaside-REST)
> + Media transmission, ie sending/retrieving Photos and Videos (What
> Seaside modules I can use for this?)
> + Database communication (I can use GlorpDBX)
> + Ouath2 authentification (??, I understand that CouldforkSSO is a client
> not a server)

That is correct. CloudforkSSO implements the 'client' side of OAuth2 (and
OAuth1 and OpenID). You can use CloudforkSSO to authenticate your users
against a service provider like Google or Facebook. CloudforkSSO is not an
OAuth2 service provider.

> + Scalability, where I can easily grow from hundreds to thousands of
> clients.
> Do you think Pharo could meet that requirements or I must use something
> less cool :-(, such as ruby on rails.
> Thanks in advance. I'll really appreciate your comments.
> Cheers
> P.S.: Sorry, If you received this
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