On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 2:59 AM, Tommy Pham <tommy...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:39 PM, David Hutto <smokefl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 2:34 AM, Tommy Pham <tommy...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 11:26 PM, David Hutto <smokefl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 2:22 AM, Tommy Pham <tommy...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 10:34 PM, David Hutto <smokefl...@gmail.com> 
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Although, right now, if I were going to be using all of those
>>>>>> languages in unison(and I am), then I'd go with C, and spit them out
>>>>>> to the browser for lower level control, as well as, to remain familiar
>>>>>> with some of the main languages being used currently.
>>>>> But then how portable is your app?
>>>> I'd have to refer to your reply:
>>>> "This would depend on the original application design & code."
>>>> If the original app is meant for specific hardware, and a specific
>>>> company, then portability is null point.
>>> If that's the case why even bother with PHP?  Why not just do it in C
>>> for pure speed?
>> Speed wasn't the point- Multiple technology usage was the point. And
>> if you're going to poise a browser for multiple intercepts(in terms of
>> languages), then C *seems* to be the best was to move toward the
>> displayment of it's descendants.
>> If it's going to be a multi-language project, then it needs to be
>> addressed with a multilanguage source to stem from, and C would seem
>> like the optimum epicenter for propagation of this.
>> I thought one of the major points of PHP is 'develop
>>> anywhere and deploy anywhere'.
> In the OP's case, where would C fit in when you have HTML, JS, and PHP
> - PHP would produce the resultant text in addtion to JS & HTML.  What
> would be the 'specific need' to do work in C where PHP, its many
> extensions and library (PECL & PEAR), and lots of the other PHP code
> based libraries/frameworks out there already to do the job?  The way I
> look at it, if too many languages are involved then most likely the
> application design is over complicated.

Because you've been taught that C is over complicated in an
optimization standpoint. Just to spit out the above in html/php/js/css
in a C framework is simpler than you think. A little printf. And you
speak of optimization, but lack the prethought for implementation for
these optimizations.

How can you move toward a lower level if you don't start on one. You
seem stuck on the PHP portion of this, rather than the whole outlook
of using multiple languages and technologies through a centralized
means to accomplish a specific end, which can be easily optimized.

> SQL = back end data storage
> PHP = processing input/output, including back end data
> HTML/XML = document layout for nice hierarchical format
> JS/Flash = client side effects and processing to offload some server load
> Each already designed and made to do the the specific function and are
> nicely coupled together.  From the above, I've yet to see the need to
> write C code for the PHP based application - with the exception of
> threads, and let's not get into it again... lol.

It's not a 'hard coded' C, it's just a print to the page with C as the
conveyor for each. You can then utilize C to partition each language
for refinement in the overall.

According to theoretical physics, the division of spatial intervals as
the universe evolves gives rise to the fact that in another timeline,
your interdimensional counterpart received helpful advice from me...so
be eternally pleased for them.

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