|go ahead... be a heretic|
Re: Perl, Android web app, AJAX, JSONby sundialsvc4 (Abbot)
|on Nov 22, 2017 at 01:29 UTC||Need Help??|
monx, your situation is actually a familiar one, and the somewhat old-school description of it was once called, “screen-scraping.” (This made complete sense, I suppose, “way back” when we were first attempting to connect computers to legacy applications that expected to be talking to dumb terminals.) In 21st-Century terms, this question would now be, “do I want my mobile-app to pretend to be a web browser, as seen by this
Also: It actually does not matter diddly-squat what host-side(!) language your
Without further pretenses, and without the slightest concerns about the “flood of down-votes” that such statements will now certainly bring from The Peanut Gallery™, I am now going to put on my consultant’s hat, and bluntly tell you something that you
Any Mobile Application is n-o-t (merely ...) “a front-end to what already is there.” Nope, Sorry. It is entirely separate application(s), and must be project-planned as such!
You think that your situation is somehow an exception. Yes, you do. Of course you do. (They all do.) You think that the fact that the back-end “is implemented in ‘Perl’” actually makes a difference. (And, you right-now seem to be supported by a you-just-cant-get-rid-of-em cloud of mosquitoes who insist that sundialsvc4 can’t possibly