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From Andrei Pozolotin <andrei.pozolo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Lazy loading Accordion content
Date Sun, 12 Jun 2011 19:34:56 GMT
Edvin:

rant is fine; what do you think about restlet: http://www.restlet.org/ ?

Andrei

-------- Original Message  --------
Subject: Re: Lazy loading Accordion content
From: Edvin Syse <edvin@sysedata.no>
To: user@pivot.apache.org
Date: Sun 12 Jun 2011 08:00:54 AM CDT
>> Just to clarify - I am not suggesting that it is a solution for a
>> problem that doesn't exist! :)
>
> Hehe.. I understand :) But it kind of amazes me that not more people
> use a proper remoting solution for their fat client business
> applications. What do people do? Do they include jdbc-drivers and orms
> directly in the client? That increases the size of the client
> conciderably, and every time you fix a bug or change something in the
> dao layer, you have to redeploy your app to all clients. If you
> upgrade your dao dependencies -> redeploy again.
>
> That's just madness :) Same story with WebServices - Java WS libs are
> huge, hard to work with, and slow compared to just binary object
> serialization. You can't even properly express all data types in some
> WebServices solutions.
>
> BRAP is a 16k dependency, and all you need to include in your app is
> your domain objects and your service interfaces. You have much more
> fine grained access control options in your service layer than if you
> included the bemoth of an orm most people use as well :)
>
> You even get "pass by reference" style functionality with BRAP (by
> enabling an option), so that if you write this on your client:
>
> Person person = new Person();
> person.setName("John Doe");
> personService.savePerson(person);
>
> .. person will contain the changes made to that object on the server
> side. Perfect for db inserts, where the id field might be populated by
> the dao layer.
>
> Hehe.. sorry for the off topic rant :)
>
> -- Edvin
>
>
>
>


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