Seaside vx Ruby vs Ajax vx ?
brad at sonaural.com
Mon Jan 16 18:45:24 UTC 2006
Brad Fuller wrote:
> Blake wrote:
>> I'm working on an article on Seaside for DevSource (which is
>> oriented around Windows programmers, but which the editors have also
>> found that actual code, regardless of platform, is more attractive
>> to readers than anything else) and was wondering if anyone here had
>> any experiences they wanted to share on using Seaside versus using
>> other technologies.
>> It appears to me that all these technologies are primarily concerned
>> with preserving state in the stateless environment of the web. Is
>> there more to it than that, really?
>> Also, is there an advantage, do y'all think, in Smalltalk having a
>> plug-in VM? That is to say, do you think it's easier to segue from
>> Seaside to a rich-client type experience in Smalltalk than these
>> other technologies?
> Speaking of Ruby, etc.... Ruby and AJAX are receiving more and more
> press these days. There was an article this weekend about Michael
> Arrington's site: TechCrunch (www.TechCrunch.com) entitled "Web 2.0."
> Ajax and Ruby were mentioned. Although it was a business article and
> not technical in nature, the press seems to be piling up for these two.
> From http://www.theopensourcery.com/ajaxdirections.htm I get a clearer
> overview of AJAX. Is there a FAQ on the plus/minus of Seaside over
> Ruby over AJAX? I think this has been discussed briefly here (see
> thread: "ajax...an idea to squeakize! and "LiveWeb") and this is
> informative: http://smallthought.com/avi/.
> Why should someone choose/not_choose Seaside over the buzz of today
> (Ruby or Ajax.) If there are clear advantages, or even specific
> advantages for web developers in certain situations, it would be nice
> to get the word out.
BTW, Avi's podcast here:
is informative too.
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