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Re: Help with Web Application Development and Mobile Phone Application Development

From: Jordan Dobson <jordandobson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 11:39:09 -0700
Message-ID: <BANLkTin8b3Ty7ox4Xvo99Ub6ajsyv7B+3Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jason _ <exploring99@hotmail.com>
Cc: public-mobile-dev@w3.org
HTML5 & CSS for mobile. Ruby and Ruby on Rails for your webs sites.

You have sites like RailsforZombies.com or CodeSchool.com. Also PeepCode too
for rails and similar.

You will likely also need to learn JavaScript for any mobile site and most
likely for your Website too.

- Jordan

On Fri, Apr 22, 2011 at 12:53 PM, Jason _ <exploring99@hotmail.com> wrote:

>  Hi,
>
>
>
> Hoping you can help me.  I am researching options for a few projects.  I
> am fairly new to programming languages so I would like to choose a solid
> platform to learn.  I have four projects to start as follows:
>
>
>
>    1. Create a database driven Corporate Application that includes modules
>    for User Information (Name, Position, Department, Education, Pay Grade,
>    etc.), Scheduling, Asset/Inventory Management, Purchasing, etc.  It
>    would be nice to have the application run on multiple platforms (Windows,
>    Apple, etc.).
>
>
>
>    1. Create a Database Driven Web Site that includes a CMS.  It should
>    include rich media content, Blog, Forums, Chat, eCommerce, etc.  It
>    would be nice to have the web site execute on multiple browsers (IE,
>    Firefox, Safari, etc.).
>
>
>
>    1. Create a mobile phone application that can execute on multiple
>    devices (Blackberry, iPhone, Android, etc.).
>
>
>
>    1. Create a mobile phone game that can execute on multiple devices
>    (Blackberry, iPhone, Android, etc.).
>
>
>
> I was hoping to learn a language or languages that could be used for all
> these projects.  Learning one language would be preferred but I think that
> is not possible.  I was also hoping to combine the Corporate Application
> and the Website into one application.
>
>
>
> I've researched quite a bit and I'm not sure what to choose, especially for
> mobile phone app development.  Below are a few options I've researched.  Please
> let me know what you recommend or if you suggest I use something else.  Any
> feedback is MUCH appreciated.
>
>
>
> 1.  HTML 4/5 and CSS with Microsoft SQL Server. (I'm concerned some
> browsers will not be able to support HTML5 yet).
>
> 2.  Ruby On Rails.
>
> 3.  Java.
>
> 3.  Drupal.
>
> 4.  Joomla.
>
> 5.  ASP..Net with Microsoft SQL Server.
>
> 6.  VB.Net with Microsoft SQL Server.
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
>
> JD
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