Which software do I use for web development
Posted on 2003-11-14
My boss tells me we need a web site, and we needed last week. I've played around with HTML, Perl and Java. I've put together a Power Point of what I want the client side to look like. The users will need to customize and pull up reports from our SQL server running MS Access as a front end. Security is important - usernames and passwords can be setup offline. We won't be taking credit card info. But, we need to limit access to the reports based on the customer's username. We are not interested in lots of glitz - functional is more important. We may have a couple hundred usernames. We own Frontpage 2002. We have commercial DSL with a static IP. It is more important to have something up and running fast than to have it complete.
1. Will Frontpage do what I want or is there good reason to spend the extra bucks for dot net? Or is something else better?
2. I would like to hire someone by the hour to help me get started and help me over the hurddles. Doesn't matter where you are geographically (just people in the US and Canada please). We can do everything by phone and on the internet. But if you are in the Boca Raton, FL area - it wouldn't hurt. It would help if I can pay you with a credit card. I might be able to pay you with Paypal
3. I'm in a rush (see my first sentence). If possible, I'd like to show my boss something on Monday (11/17). Doesn't have to be complete, but I would like to show that I can get the job done quickly. This assumes that going with Frontpage is the right way to go.