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HTML5 for iOS and Android: Java vs. PHP

Joe Ess

Joined: Oct 29, 2001
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Is there anything that ties your framework to PHP, or is it possible for us experienced Java web developers to easily swap out the server-side part of the process for the JSP/Servlet/DAO/EJB world we are used to?

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Robin Nixon
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Hi Joe, PHP is used in the book for the server side of the Ajax communication process purely since it's the most common server side scripting language. BUt you can equally use C, Java, Ruby or whatever you like because the framework used in the book can call any type of language or even the output from a standard html page.

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