[TYPO3-50-general] New GUI for the TYPO3 5.x branch

Jan-Hendrik Heuing [DD] jh at digitaldistrict.de
Fri Jun 1 01:15:25 CEST 2007

There is no reason for a Java interface... They were talking about using 
java in the server backend...


"Andreas Balzer" <typo3 at andreas-balzer.de> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
news:mailman.1.1180637488.3696.typo3-project-5_0-general at lists.netfielders.de...
> Corrado schrieb:
>> Jonas Dübi wrote:
>>> I actually prefere PHP because Java needs more complex server
>>> environments and has to be compiled and needs more time for 
>>> development...
>> I my be wrong but with Java:
>> 1) The development time would be slower at the beginning but when the
>> framework is ready then it would probably be the same, more or less. 2) 
>> The design would be a bit more robust and elegant (it forces you into
>> using certain coding practises).
>> 3) The environment would be more or less the same
>> 4) With an appropriate API it would still be possible to attach PHP 
>> modules
>> (or Ruby, or whatever).
>> What do you think?
>> Best,
> Hi!
> I just like to participate in this conversation if possible.
> Java has three major cons. Firtsly you have to download the client 
> software. It is quite big. Then you have to problem to load the applets of 
> whatsoever. Is it unrealistic to say that a TYPO3 UI in Java would take 
> hours to load with a dial up connection? I mean I don't know it, but it's 
> a little bit scary to me.
> The next - and last - con I would like to mention is, that it's somehow 
> strange that a CMS that creates (X)HTML websites uses a Java UI and not 
> the same language that it should produce as output. I mean a Java client 
> would be nice. Yes. But I would preffer a xhtml version with dhtml etc 
> because it's somehow what TYPO3 does.. (if we don't look at those cool 
> things like pdf creation, etc)
> Please know that I'm no expert at this topic and I'm not the person who is 
> able to code any of those great technologies for an UI.
> So in the end you should chose what you consider the best but more 
> important what you are happy to code.
> just my 2 cents.
> Greetings
> Andreas 

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