Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2011 17:42:57 -0600
Reply-To: Alan Churchill <alan.churchill@PROGNOSINC.COM>
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From: Alan Churchill <alan.churchill@PROGNOSINC.COM>
Subject: Re: Web Application Question
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Not a fair question ;-]
The issue isn't what can be done on a web page shown to a user but what can
be done behind the scenes with other technologies. Put it into my world of
ASP.NET. What can ASP.NET do more than SAS? Well, it is .NET so in many
areas it has a lot of power. A web page is just that and typically doesn't
Run a SAS program to generate a mobile UI. I'll be patient and wait...;-]
Run a SAS program to generate the following:
Can you do it with SAS? Sure, in some cases. However, use SAS for it is
great at and use alternate stuff elsewhere.
But I think you knew I was going to say that...
Director of Technology, Prognos, Inc.
From: Joe Whitehurst [mailto:joewhitehurst@GMAIL.COM]
Sent: Saturday, August 20, 2011 1:52 PM
Subject: Web Application Question
Web pages can be dynamically generated on a server and there are many
programming languages that can do this. Consider just the following two:
Java and SAS. What can be done with Java that cannot be done with the SAS
System in the context of dynamically generating web pages on a server?