Intranets and components
The uses of Beans
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Cherwell Scientific Publishing 1998
Like Daylight we are committed to developing and selling a Chemistry Toolkit. However ChemSymphony Beans is much more recently developed and is less well known than Daylight toolkits. So as 'new boys on the block', the onus is on us to explain, much better to demonstrate, how our toolkit can complement Daylight services. What can ChemSymphony do?
There are some big differences but the toolkits can, perhaps for that reason, be highly complementary.
- Daylight has a strong hold on the server for chemistry-intensive uses. ChemSymphony is a toolkit pre-eminently for clients and web-based applications.
- Daylight has its roots in C, Unix and X Windows. ChemSymphony is a Java-based technology.
- Daylight has a suite of well defined languages using the SMILES and similar notations. ChemSymphony has an object-oriented data model which embraces most existing chemistry file formats.