Welcome to Web Apps
An Introduction to Web Applications
Issue: 9.3 (March/April 2011)
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Welcome to the new column about REAL Studio Web Edition. In this column, I will focus on topics that are specific to creating web applications with REAL Studio.
REAL Studio Updates
REAL Studio 2010 Release 5.1 shipped in January 2011 and had several fixes for building web applications. One of the big fixes was for the 100% CPU utilization on Linux, so it should switch to it immediately if you are creating web applications.
I've successfully deployed REAL Studio web applications on FastCGI using a variety of web servers (all with Apache) running on Mac OS X, CentOS Linux, and Debian Linux. But it appears this may not be necessary any longer. REAL Software recently announced on their blog that they will be removing the FastCGI build option in favor of a new CGI option that should be much easier to deploy. This new option is expected to appear in REAL Studio 2011 Release 1 and will make use of a middle-layer application that connects to your web server via CGI and routes requests to your web applications.
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