Posts tagged with java
...or, welcome to XML hell!
Where there are configuration files a-plenty, where the error messages are intriguing and mysterious, where you have to use your magical mystical powers to run your project...
Or, a tale of reinventing the wheel
Seriously. For web-apps we have tens (maybe hundreds) of frameworks that abstract away the painful details of creating data-based applications.
I mean, using Django, you can whip-up some models, generate the appropriate database schema, play around in admin, maybe use databrowse, generate nice html forms, add a dash of HTML+CSS and you get maybe 80% of the functionality. Then you add your custom views, report generation, a bit of AJAX --if necessary-- and you have a nice data-based web application ready for deployment.