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From "Mário Lopes" <>
Subject Re: Some questions
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2006 15:43:45 GMT
On 4/5/06, Michael Jouravlev <> wrote:
> On 4/5/06, Mário Lopes <> wrote:
> > > > The project is a simple CRM with forms and AJAX. No big stuff, 6
> > > > database tables maximum. Also, we have a very short deadline (June),
> > > > so we can't waste too much time learning the framework.
> Why would not you use one of existing CRM frameworks?

It's supposed to develop a custom CRM solution from scratch. But is
there any Free/Open Source CRM framework available?
> > And how easy is it to use AJAX along with JSF? I don't have any
> > experience with JSF but I've seen a friend of mine drag & dropping
> > like in .NET. I'm not an apologist of WebForms. But if JSF eases AJAX
> > I'll certainly consider it as a valid choice.
> I don't think that conceptually it is easier, people just work on JSF
> stuff more than on Struts stuff. Also, depends on your understanding
> of Ajax. Dragging and dropping during design time has nothing to do
> with dragging and dropping during runtime. And finally, .Net is not a
> web framework.

My understanding of AJAX is the following: XmlHttpRequest to update
certain content. Obviously that if it's easy to integrate with
Javascript libraries like prototype, the better. Kind of like Ruby on
Rails that makes AJAX a matter of 2 lines (including adding effects!).



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