Struts, Spring, Tapestry, oh my!

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Wed Aug 10 16:43:58 MDT 2005


Kimball Larsen wrote:

>
> On Aug 10, 2005, at 4:23 PM, Jonathan Ellis wrote:
>
>> On Wed, 10 Aug 2005 15:29:50 -0600, "Bryan Sant"  <bryan.sant at gmail.com>
>> said:
>>
>>> You need to use XDoclet or Java 5 annotations.  You only maintain  Java
>>> source files (who happen to have to struts config embedded).  It
>>> really is simple.
>>>
>>
>> Mostly for my own amusement, I'd like to take this space to note
>> parenthetically how vastly different the J2EE community's  definition of
>> "simple" is from mine. :)
>>
>
> heh.  I prefer simple simple, not j2EE simple any day.
>
> So, it appears most of the plug is divided - java vs. other goop.
>
> I have a lot of java experience.
>
> I have some other goop experience.
>
> Besides denouncing and pointing out the failings of the various java  
> based approaches, what merits are there to something like ruby on rails?
>
> I'm not forced into anything yet, but my dev team is comprised  
> completely of java coders for now.  What sorts of learning curve can  
> they expect in moving to something like Ruby?  If they quit/get fired/ 
> hit by a truck, how hard will it be to find someone proficient in  
> Ruby to replace them?
>
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Might be a good opportunity to ask Mr. Conway what he would use, tonight :)
BTW anyone else going to this?



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