Going from webscripting to server-client software.
claird at starbase.neosoft.com
Mon Jul 30 09:55:41 EDT 2001
In article <97ae44ee.0107262155.5abdb82 at posting.google.com>,
Stephen <shriek at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
>Really, I'm trying to get away from a stateless, non-updated-in-realtime
>web app to more of a client app, something that might have been created
>in Delphi or VB in the past. Especially since it might give us the
>flexibility to integrate with other applications, such as the membership
>system and email apps. (The web just doesn't lend itself to building
>look-ahead auto-complete fields for names, emails etc).
Your parenthetical comment ... well, yes, that
*certainly* is true.
People *do* use Delphi and VB plenty, even in
If you can make enough assumptions about your
Web client (that Java is enabled, and/or that
you're using Netscape and you are willing to
indulge in tricky multipart programming, and/or
...), you can get enough state to be useful.
A lot of people would say at that point that
you might as well do client-server without Web
Cameron Laird <claird at NeoSoft.com>
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