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

James Foster Smalltalk at JGFoster.net
Thu Aug 30 19:14:56 UTC 2012

On Aug 29, 2012, at 5:15 AM, Oscar E A Callaú 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)
> + 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.

Pharo is not your only Smalltalk (Seaside) option. You can develop in Pharo and deploy in GemStone, avoiding the database communication complications and scale.

James Foster

> Thanks in advance. I'll really appreciate your comments.
> Cheers
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