Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Web development in C: crazy? (medium.com)

In other words, if you decide to do web development in C, you’ll probably have to go it alone in building large parts of your application stack—maybe even all of it. But there are signs that that could be changing, and I think that this could be an encouraging development.

While some Lone Wolf McQuade-style developers prefer to work without frameworks (or to create their own from scratch), let’s face it: frameworks can offer enormous productivity gains. And if you use solid frameworks in a careful fashion, those productivity gains can be reaped at little detriment to things like performance and customizability. There aren’t a whole lot of frameworks for C, but there are a few that I’ve come across that are worth mentioning... Read more...