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Re: Big Picture

From: "Jules Alberts" <jules(dot)alberts(at)arbodienst-limburg(dot)nl>
To: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Big Picture
Date: 2002-10-22 07:17:24
Message-ID: 200210220723.g9M7NYE6009498@artemis.cuci.nl (view raw or flat)
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On 22 Oct 2002 at 12:38, Joel Rodrigues wrote:
> On Monday, October 21, 2002, at 07:52 , Erik Price wrote:
> > On Tuesday, October 15, 2002, at 08:48  AM, Brad Paul wrote:
> >> So my real question is:
> >> What is the best way to make a generic front to a PostgreSQL database?
> >
> > Java would get my vote.  A simple applet would do the trick and 
> > be accessible over a network.  You could get more involved with 
> > fatter clients or servlet/jsp if that's what's called for.
> 
> Or, if one were looking for childishly (in programming terms) 
> easy, instant/simultaneous web gratification, try putting as 
> much of your application logic into SQL,

Yes!

> use Python CGI 
> scripting, and use a web browser interface. So simple.

I strongly agree with the web frontend, it will make your app very 
client independent. Another way to do this is PHP.

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