[FoRK] That's a bunch of Malarkey

Gregory Alan Bolcer greg at bolcer.org
Tue Jan 20 11:49:01 PST 2015


I *wish* we had scalability problems.  Ours were a) absolutely spaghetti
hacked to be no more than a prototype that would be impossible to work for
what it was intended, and b) completely compromised security-wise.

Greg

On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 11:44 AM, Lucas Gonze <lucas.gonze at gmail.com> wrote:

> I’ve been living the Node SPA model for a few years. I’m convinced of it.
>
> I wish I hadn’t done MeteorJS, though. When I went there about 18 months
> ago it wasn’t yet baked enough and the result was crippling scalability
> problems which no dev could truly grasp.
>
>
> On January 20, 2015 at 9:41:25 AM, Stephen D. Williams (sdw at lig.net)
> wrote:
>
> Ouch. I hope they were clean apps, but being PHP I doubt it. Although
> probably not as convoluted as a lot of Java web apps with
> their typical 42 layers. I'm going down the NodeJS route with the
> prerendered one-page-app model. The pre-render / post-render
> optimal page / app model seems to require it. It is very difficult to
> spend limited time yet be comfortable choosing particular
> front end / back end libraries, especially when the landscape changes
> every week.
>
> Recently, I narrowly escaped helping to fix a friend's startup's mess of
> an app on top of PHP/WordPress. (I helped find people more
> current on that now-legacy tech.) Leaving me bandwidth to invent a couple
> things. Now if I could only get my OpenSCAD models to
> render to drawings in FreeCAD nicely (with outlines, not polys)... Has
> anyone become expert at either of those? Alternatives?
>
> sdw
>
> On 1/20/15 8:03 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:
> > Would I embarrass myself if I told you I had to fix 3 large production
> PHP commercial projects?
> >
> > Greg
> >
> > p.s. I hope it didn't wear off.
> >
> > On 1/20/2015 7:26 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 7:16 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>
> >>
> >> ​Did you have a hand in defining the semantics of PHP?
> >> ​
>
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