Best server-side framework for heavy RIA based application? [closed]

What do the collective beleive to be the best platform to use as a backend to AJAX / Flex / Silverlight applications and why?

We are undergoing a technology review and I would like to know some other opinions.

Is It Java, Grails, Python, Rails, ColdFusion, something else?


Asked by: Aldus274 | Posted: 05-10-2021






Answer 1

There is no definitive answer. However, I would choose a light solution, like Python or Rails, over Java or ColdFusion.

You may want to investigate C# ASP.NET + Silverlight combo. Microsoft made it highly integrated, which is double-edged sword. But in many cases this helps.

You may also want to review existing solutions / applications / startups. Don't ditch PHP up front, there are many existing components for it. And don't overestimate the impact of server-side technology choice on success.

Answered by: Clark836 | Posted: 06-11-2021



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