[Seaside] new bindings system

Frank Sergeant frank@canyon-medical.com
Sun, 26 May 2002 18:01:44 -0600

Avi Bryant <avi@beta4.com> wrote:

>  - each element and component can accept event handlers by passing blocks
> to #onDisplay: and #onUpdate:.  The display handler is called just before
>    (template elementNamed: 'someInput')
>      bind: #value toPath: 'item.name'
> You would now write as:
>    (template elementNamed: 'someInput')
>       onDisplay: [:input | input value: item name];
>       onUpdate: [:input | item name: input value].
> This is more verbose, but it also has (IMO) much clearer semantics.

I love it.  This is so much clearer to me that it offers hope that I
could wrap my mind around it.

> So, am I off my rocker?

If so, these recent changes are not evidence of it.  My (untested)
feeling is that these changes are a big improvement.

Thank you.

-- Frank