[Novalug] Suggestions for web interface?

jerry w jerrywone@gmail.com
Sun Dec 11 19:14:12 EST 2016


What's wrong with Perl?

On Sun, Dec 11, 2016, 18:55 Ed James via Novalug <novalug@firemountain.net>
wrote:

> Peter,
>
> Good to know.  I gave up on Java Applications in favor of C++
> applications some time ago (for various reasons), including
> writing a "from-scratch" C++/XLib widget toolkit for GUI work.
>
> I've not followed applet dev at all, but now I'm intrigued by
> re-writing some of my old stuff with JavaScript.  It'll be
> interesting to see if and how JavaScript as "matured" over the
> last mumble-mumble years.  Still annoying to use two different
> languages (Java vs JavaScript), but it still beats PERL.
>
> EJ
>
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Peter Larsen via Novalug <
> novalug@firemountain.net> wrote:
>
> > Well, let me start by saying that "applets" are out.  All those
> > "security holes in java" stuff in the media 3-4-5 years ago were all
> > about applet engines that weren't kept up to date and caused all kinds
> > of issues. In general, the JVMs are not going in that direction anymore.
> > For client based processing it's JavaScript which is generated and
> > managed by code downloaded from the middle-tier. The effect is almost
> > the same - very advanced UIs in a browser - but there's no longer an
> > executable being downloaded with all kinds of strange libraries.
> >
> > On 12/11/2016 10:16 AM, Ed James via Novalug wrote:
> > > Howard,
> > ​...
> >
> >
> >
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