Choosing an application framework

by a reluctant coder: An application framework is more that a collection of its components. An application framework includes additional software that integrates its components into a systems paradigm that simplifies common, difficult or repetitive tasks by using a library of reusable code. The code provides additional features toward a consistent solution set for increased […]

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Choosing an operating system for an application framework

by a reluctant coder: The choice of an operating system (OS) is usually of a matter of personal choice. The main open source choices are Linux and BSD. ¬†BSD is configured for web hosting and hosting many servers on one system. It was the first to add an internet protocol to its system. Desktops tend […]

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Databases that work well with a web server

by a reluctant coder: To select a web server with a scripting language, one must consider the databases that that can connect to it. The most popular configuration is for an app server to connect to one database. Sometimes data comes from more than one database source. Software that your app depends on may have […]

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Choosing a web server

by a reluctant coder: An application server or web server ties all the resources together and delivers it to each devices’ browser (aka client software). A server needs to be capable of serving thousands of pages per second. For application servers, pages consist of renderings of data equivalent to dynamic page content. A server should […]

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Programming languages for application frameworks

by a reluctant coder: New programming languages, databases, servers and OS distributions start up every year. Figuring out what to use is becoming burdensome. Some things to consider to help find something that works best for your situation: You are going to be spending the most of your time using the scripting language. You write […]

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