jeffm at ghostgun.com
Mon Oct 27 22:34:49 GMT 2008
Tim Murphy wrote:
> is most people) but validation can easily be sidestepped. I'm assuming this
> will sit on top of a PHP or ASP application? If so, you will have to verify
> the data using that application anyway so (in my opinion anyway) it's not
> worth doubling up.
No, no validation was mentioned. If I was to do that I'd have to, as
another poster mentioned, redo the validation on the server anyway.
The idea is to avoid having two interfaces. Merely have an RPC style
interface as far as practical with a web interface. This has the
advantage that automated tasks can use the same interface to control the
application and the interface is known to work because the web interface
uses it. Hopefully, it also means less coding overall.
It's not PHP nor ASP. It's mochiweb ( http://code.google.com/p/mochiweb/
) with webmachine ( http://code.google.com/p/webmachine/ ) which
describes itself as "A REST-based system for building web applications."
Ideally true, but rarely practical.
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