[erlang-questions] node.js vs erlang
Wed Jun 18 00:51:32 CEST 2014
On Tuesday 17 June 2014 16:53:14 Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Let's not forget what node.js is, and it's intent: It's an
> Personally, I liked Jaxer (before it died) better. Where node.js is
> framed more as a general purpose environment, Jaxer was framed more as
> "let's push some the browser to the server" - which was just perfect for
> things like database access, comms access, etc. Essentially it was
> server-side execution.'
> And Aptana did a nice job of an IDE for both client- and server- side code.
It is unclear whether considering intent and role with regard to the web is
useful. An argument can be made that most elements related to the web today
have already forgotten their roles and intent -- the point of dark comedy.
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