11. Integrating with Databases

JavaScript was designed as a scripting language for browsers. TIBCO General Interface applications, like other browser-based applications, can communicate with server-side applications using the HTTP protocol. General Interface applications can directly communicate with any database that supports the HTTP interface. General Interface’s strong XML processing capabilities can be used to work with databases that support XML resultsets. However, the more common scenario is to have some middle-tier components (Servlets or web services) connect to the database and provide state management, caching, and marshaling/unmarshaling of data.

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