[fpc-pascal] Creating FPC enabled websites

Dariusz Mazur darekm at emadar.com
Wed Mar 4 12:31:09 CET 2009

Prince Riley pisze:
> Since the discussion in this thread has advanced pretty far along 
> toward recommending a FP and Powtils solution to you, then it appears 
> you have a technical answer from the group you can explore.
> However, without suggesting there is a bias in favor of a specific 
> client-centric vs server-centric web framework, the REST protocol has 
> succeeded in becoming a paradigm for writing web (client sever) apps.
> Primarily the reason why is -- especially for DB web applications -- 
> is efficiency, maintainability, and scalability. The recent major 
> efforts by Mozilla, Google, and others to improve the performance of 
> browser Javascript engines is due to their experience designing, 
> writing and running CGI based web applications. There is quite a bit 
> of literature and discussion on the web explaining why they are using 
> REST versus CGI (Request/Response)  which you might find helpful in 
> making your design choices.
REST is bad choice for application , especially for this with much 
interaction with DB.  REST is stateless. Are You see any desktop 
application, which is stateless?
REST is good for simple catalogs, list of parts, etc. For sophisticated  
application this  architecture has many limitation. Most of view depend 
of before user actions.


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