Originally posted by Shura Balaganov:
Just recently thought about what it takes to write a simple website, with database access, a little bit of personalization and maybe some external data sources (like stock quotes or weather?). Here's the list of "technologies":
Originally posted by Mark Herschberg:
Funny, I had been thinking of it the opposite way. Back in 1997 everyone was hiring web developers to build e-commerce sites. It seems like these days you can build an e-commerce site out of the box. Of course, these areas are specific, like commerce or portals, and not an arbitrary site. That doesn't mean the technology isn't in there on the backend, just that the tools hide it well enough so you can be a non-technical person and build such complex web sites.
Originally posted by Mapraputa Is:
Well, seriously I remember old good times we could manage our data with one database product. SQL was enough for both querying and updating. Add a report generator and you are done. I refuse to believe that it's impossible to develop a single language for, say, web presentation.
Mark, wasn't Curl intended as such a language?