[maemo-users] Choice of Programming Languages

From: Simon Budig simon at budig.de
Date: Thu Apr 26 19:09:37 EEST 2007
Eero Tamminen (eero.tamminen at nokia.com) wrote:
> ext Simon Budig wrote:
> >> Why JavaScript would be slower than the other interpreted languages
> >> like Python, Perl etc?
> > 
> > It is not only the language itself, it is also the latency involved for
> > contacting the (although local) webserver and/or recomputing the layout
> > of the page.
> Er.  Why you would want to get your (JavaScript) program through
> a (local) webserver instead of having it just in a (HTML) file?

Because you cannot save a state if you're just working with html files
from the filesystem...

> PS. I'm not suggesting using this for anything serious, but for things
> like IP-mask calculators etc it should be fine.

True enough, if it is just about simple calculators or whatever which is
not supposed to have any persistant effect, then HTML+JS might work


              simon at budig.de              http://simon.budig.de/

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