Articles

Building Web Sites

In Uncategorized on December 27, 2009 by martykelly

It’s ten years since I last tried to build anything on the web (aside from playing with Ning a couple of years ago to build a mini northern soul community).  Having studied computer science in college followed by 10 years as a techie (including sysadmin, dba, systems programming) I’m amazing at how complex we have managed to make building simple web sites.  Back in 1993 the industry believed that 4GL’s were the future – no need to code anything again – seems like the paperless office that vision never happened.  The IBM 402 accounting machine is a good example of the current engineering challenges we face.  However we have made great progress in other areas.  I logged onto WordPress this morning for the 1st time and this is the result after 20 mins (very easy to use) now how to I build a simple site that includes a small database application (CRUD) functionality

IBM 402 Accounting Machine control panel     I...
Image via Wikipedia
Reblog this post [with Zemanta]
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: