To JavaScript, or Not to JavaScript, That Is the Question

I should probably start this post off by stating that I LOVE JAVASCRIPT! But I will also confess that I am NOT a monoglot! I’ve studied various programming languages over the years to varying degrees. Most languages (as well as tiers, libraries, frameworks, and platforms) have sweet spots where they excel. Often times it can be tempting to use one language over another because that’s the one you know best. However, this type of thinking can eventually lead to performance, scalability, maintenance, and a number of other issues. In this post, we’ll explore an example of how a little knowledge of PL/SQL can help keep your JavaScript/Node.js code neat and clean while providing some nice performance benefits!
It’s ALWAYS Simple in the Beginning
When creating a new application things always start off nice and easy. Perhaps you start by creating a table to hold users: