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Friday, August 18, 2006

I just heard about RIFE which sounds like RAILS only it's Java, etc... The nice thing is that Lispers could start working on LIFE which has gotta be good, right? The linked interview has an interesting comment differentiating Rails from RIFE:

Some people criticize RIFE for not being like Ruby on Rails, where you can just start coding and have something up and running.


Why? Because we've been bitten so many times by the maintainability issue. We think that declaring certain things beforehand makes your application easier to maintain—for instance, it forces you to think of how state is being managed in your application.


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