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From: Kevin Spruill
Date: May 20, 2002 7:22AM


Raliegh,

Based on your statements, I'd have to go with Cold Fusion - relatively
simple, and painless to learn/implement.
In the long run, Java might give you greater flexibility, but I'm going
to go out on a limb and guess that Java would "way
to big a hammer" for what you're trying to "nail" (course, I have no
idea what kind of DB you're working with).

You'll find a wealth of literature and web based tutorials/info on CF,
Dreamweaver/Ultradev and Database integration.

Just my $.02



Kevin Spruill
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Hello everyone,

Please accept my apologies if my question is not appropriate for this
list. I work in education, teach html, css, accessibiltiy and more,
but I'm not a programer or network specialist. I read the digest
from this list on a regular basis for tidbits of info. I've learned
a great deal from being here.

I'm in the beginning stages of learning how to put databases on the
Net. I'm using Dreamweaver UltraDev and using Lynda.com's UltraDev
CD to learn how to do it. The CD recommends ASP, ColdFusion or Java
to set up database. In your opinion, what is the "best" way to go
with databases. I know enough to k