Monthly Archives: May 2009

Server side web frameworks are dead

Server side web frameworks are dead. Long life to client side web frameworks. Struts, JSF, Spring, Ruby on Rails, Cake, Symfony … (even my framework in PHP😉 ) as full stack web framework are dead. Logic is moving to the client side. Javascript, the language used as deadly weapon in the browser wars nowadays is the key of the web. Server logic is getting thin. A thin server side framework serving JSON (Zend Framework is really cool for this) plus a good and strong client side framework such as Dojo or ExtJs with a good widget set with all the application logic can be the new parading of web develop.

A must-see speech about web tendencies about this idea: