[thelist] Theory Question: Client Side or Server Side

Joshua Hmielowski jhmielowski at comcast.net
Fri Apr 9 13:12:33 CDT 2004

I would say that there would less chance of some one messing with
your code if you went with a client-side configuration.
Besides , client side scripts are more powerful and customizable.


On Friday, April 9, 2004, at 12:04  PM, Casey Crookston wrote:

> Hi, and thanks.
> Client: Company who makes gas-station car wash chemicals, and ads for 
> gas
> stations to display to drive customers to the wash.
> Project: Create a one page order page for customers to order printed 
> display
> adds.  No database backend ('cause it would cost more), no shopping 
> cart, no
> credit cards or on-line payment.  An in-process mock-up can be seen at:
> http://www.thecrookstons.com/chem/default.asp?page=Customer_Support
> There is still MUCHO work to be done on this page, but for now I'm only
> worried about one question: When a customer changes the quantity of any
> given product, the price next to that quantity also changes.  Then, at 
> the
> bottom of the page, a total is diaplayed.  Again, keep in mind that 
> this
> must be contained on one page w/o a database.
> My question is this:  Would this functionality best be done client 
> side with
> java-script, or server side?  Thoughts?
> Many thanks,
> Casey
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