Matt Warden wrote: > Woah there, cowboy. Got any facts to back this up? What about > factoring in marketability of the skill? I've never seen anyone completely document total development costs. One basic example is requesting a dataset. From that you can move to comparing binding to datagrids, for those environments which support such high-level constructs. jd -- John Dowdell . Adobe Developer Support . San Francisco CA USA Weblog: http://weblogs.macromedia.com/jd Aggregator: http://weblogs.macromedia.com/mxna Technotes: http://www.macromedia.com/support/ Spam killed my private email -- public record is best, thanks.