[Newbies] What is the best way to generate HTML from an array of arrays

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Tue Oct 14 00:08:15 UTC 2008

>>>>> "Andy" == Andy Burnett <andy.burnett at knowinnovation.com> writes:

Andy> If there were no embedded arrays I would just do something like:

Andy> model do: [:each| html listItem: (each asString)]

Andy> But as soon as I have embedded arrays, my mind goes a bit blank and I start
Andy> thinking about recursive routines, and that doesn't seem very Smalltalk at
Andy> all!  So, what is the OO way to do this?

Create a visitor pattern.  Teach each of strings and arrays how to
present themselves.

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