When building a public Web Site or Web Application , the ability to deliver
page views quickly and cheaply matters a great deal. Web applications should
be designed to be distributed among multiple servers.
But one System Administrator can only manage so many different machines.
Thus the speed at which one machine can deliver page views matters...
All web application developers grapple with the question of how to maintain state
between page views. Many paradigms exist for the passing of small name value pairs
from page to page via the query string or HTML Form submissions. But often times
one must maintain complex data over multiple page views, such as the contents
of a shopping cart, or changes to a Personal Homepage.
The best way to maintain such data is in objects...
There are three important features that may turn off developers coming to moto from other embedded scripting languages. The necessity of these features is well
understood to experienced C or Java developers but is often misunderstood or considered a hassle to many who come from the world of embedded scripting commonplace in web development. The features are as follows...
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