Re: What language/s to use to build Property Managment application
Thanks for the reply
My experience with any specific language (in this project terms) is none. I have played a little with Java and C++ but still a complete noob really.
First point is I perfer open source so I would prefer to stay completely open source (language, IDE, Server, etc)
Therefore all language are new to me and therefore all the same terms of development speed. This leave ease of maintenace as the major point there.
The app dosnet have to be web based. It just has to be able to server to and from the web. Example is rent payment. Currently all electronic transfers. Each day wife downloads her bank statment and imports into a spreadsheet. A Macro then moves the tennants payments from this spreadsheet to various other spreadsheets, which inturn does other stuff.
The remote work via the web is a bit of a dream thing really but if I allow for it at the start then less issues later if she wants it to become reality (think that more for a pro programmer then me)
DB is an interesting one. I have been doing a little research into different DB languages. Theres lots. Which of the open source DB language is best to use?
Big thanks for the hint of keeping the table sizes smaller. I would have fallen for that mistake without the hint.
Sever. Dont have one at the moment, but I will make one once I start. This does lead to the question of which server should I use, taking into account the security and connection requirment.
I suppose one of the questions that need to be answered is design. So my thinking is a modular design. Build a base module that other bits can be added to later, without having to rewrite the base. Is this possible and is this a good design or is building the one intergrated app a better design.
Also there is platform while I personally choose to use Linux, in the interest of open source (including OS) does any specific language cause issue whenusing the app on a different OS?
Can this affect which lanuage is best to use?
Wow i never thought so much to think about just to choose a language to use.
Last edited by chipppy; October 23rd, 2012 at 01:55 AM.
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