[REBOL] Re: REBOL for business apps?
From: maarten:vrijheid at: 27-Sep-2003 14:33
> 1. What support is there for printing? The application prints several
> forms (e.g. invoices) and reports, using Access' report functions. Is
> there anything in REBOL that could be used to do something similar?
None, but you export to html and launch a browser that starts printing.
Works reasonably well.
> 2. How does database access work? I didn't seem many examples of
> database applications. It seems like you typically use REBOL to write
> client/server apps -- the applications are downloaded from a Web
> but they communicate directly with the database server, and there's no
> application server in between. Is this correct? Is there such a thing
> as a REBOL application server?
You can use Rugby (a rpc broker) to turn *any* script into an app server
> 3. Licensing fees. This would be a commercial application, so I'm
> curious how much it would cost to distribute this. Aside from buying
> REBOL Command/SDK for each developer, is there a fee for each user
> uses the application?
No there isn't any licensing fee AFAIK. And the productivity boost (and
cross-platform clients!!) are a real win.