Java, PHP, Flash or Rails?
Choose the right technology
for your Web 2.0 job!
Masoud Kamali, Sebastian Meyen
Masoud
Kamali
CEO, S&S Media
Sebastian
Meyen
CCO, S&S Media
S&S Media: Brands
S&S Media: Offices
• Germany
– Frankfurt/Main
(Headquarter)
– Potsdam
– Munich
• India
– Bangalore
• Singapore
• Indonesia
– Jakarta
• USA
– San Francisco
Who are
you?
Who are you?
• Techie?
• Company?
– Startup
– SMB
– Enterprise
Business
Design
Technology
Tech Requirements
•Business Agility
•Scalability
•Connectivity
User 99
User 03
User 08
Technology Stacks
• Java
• Microsoft .NET
• PHP
• Perl
• Python
• Ruby / Rails
Java
• Java = Programming Language
• Java = Programming Platform
• Languages: Java, Groovy, JRuby,
Scala, Rhino, Fan, …
• Compatibility Mantra – Big Emphasis
on Standards
Java
• „Strategic“ Open Source
• Sun plays a central role (but the
community could also work without
them)
• Java Friends: Oracle, SAP, IBM, HP,
Red Hat, …
• More Java Systems:
Eclipse, Netbeans, Android
Java
• References: All Fortune 1000
Companies worldwide
Requirement Check
•Business Agility:
•Scalability:
•Connectivity:
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Microsoft .NET
• „Internal“ Compatibility is excellent
• „External“? Microsofts Commitment
to standards
(but always loves its own products
more than others)
• Multiple Language Platform: VB, C#,
ASP.NET, C++, …
Microsoft .NET
• Always creating its own flavors
– SaaS => S+S
– Flash/RIA & Co. => Silverlight
– Google, Salesforce, & Co.
=> Windows Live
Requirement Check
•Business Agility
•Scalability
•Connectivity
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PHP
• „Grassroot“ Open Source
• Community driven
• Zend plays a central role (but the
community could also work without
them)
• Dynamic Language
PHP
• High number of Frameworks, Tools,
Components
– Content Management
– Blogs, Wikis
– Architecture Frameworks
• References: Facebook, Yahoo!,
Wikipedia, Sixt Car Rental, …
Requirement Check
•Business Agility
•Scalability
•Connectivity
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Perl, Python
• Perl is Old School –
but still providing Web 2.0 virtues
• Python – capable to adopt new
technology paradigms
• Dynamic Languages
Requirement Check
•Business Agility
•Scalability
•Connectivity
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Ruby/Rails
• Newcomer
• Dynamic Language
• Ingenious concept (adopted by many
others)
– Convention over Configuration
– DRY (Don‘t repeat yourself)
• Community driven
Requirement Check
•Business Agility
•Scalability
•Connectivity
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Job statistics
Job statistics
User Interfaces / RIA
• Ajax, JavaScript
• Flash, Flex
• Silverlight
• JavaFX
Ajax & JavaScript
• Runs (almost) everywhere
• JavaScript is maturing these days
• Frameworks, Libraries still not
mature
• The „real“ big Internet players love
JavaScript
Flash, Flex
• Flash Runtime almost on every
machine
• Mature technology
• Designers love flash; programmers
hate it
• Flash combined with Flex is a real
programming platform
Silverlight
• Microsofts new baby
• Mature technology? (Silverlight 2.0)
• Targets both:
– designers („Expression“)
– programmers („Visual Studio“)
• (Almost) platform independant (Firefox,
Mac OS X)
• Impressive references: NBA, Olympics
JavaFX
• Sun Microsystems new baby
• „Next Gen Java Applets“
• Not mature yet (Previews these
days)
• Targeting both: Designers and
Programmers
More technology stuff
• Mashups
– Ad hoc integration
• Web Services
– Using the network
– Amazon Web Services
• SOA
– The heawy weight approach
• SaaS
– Single Services or even application platforms
Everything in the Web is based on
Architecture
• Every technology needs to be
architected
• Ad hoc applications:
– No Flexibility
– No Extensibility
– No Scalability
Agility
• Communication between business
people, designers, technologists is
sometimes not easy
• Agile Processes
– Extreme Programming
– Scrum
– Crystal
– Feature Driven Development
Open Source
• Strategic vs. Grassroot
• Freedom (Free beer vs. Freedom of
speech)
• Intellectual Property
• Wikinomics
Resources
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Open Source Software: http://ohloh.com
Job Trends: http:// indeed.com
Tech Trends: http:// tiobe.com
Agility:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agile_softw
are_development
• Wikinomics:
http://www.wikinomics.com/book/
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Redaktion Planung Q3 2008