[Seaside] FW: About seaside

Roger Whitney whitney at cs.sdsu.edu
Wed Apr 21 20:21:25 CEST 2004

	Stéphane has a reference to a port to VW on the way. I remember some 
talk about working on VW port for the current version of Seaside at 
Camp Smalltalk in Portland. What is the current status of porting 2.5 
to VW?

On Apr 21, 2004, at 6:33 AM, Pennell, David wrote:

> Stéphane Ducasse posted this to the VisualWorks NC list and asked me to
> forward it to the Seaside list.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: stéphane ducasse [mailto:ducasse at iam.unibe.ch]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 21, 2004 4:22 AM
> To: VWNC
> Subject: About seaside
> hi guys
> the presentation of lukas of seaide was really good.
> http://renggli.freezope.org/personal/work/
> I discussed with other seaside programmers (ian prince and also michel
> bany) and I want share some important points.
> - My boss was thinking that seaside could be a killer app for 
> smalltalk but
> there are still some stuff to do :) (he was one of the first one to 
> build a
> search engine for the www even before mosaic came out).
> - Now some facts: one french editor mentioned that the books on java 
> .net
> were just really low as all the books in language the last two years 
> except
> the ones on PhP.
> I think that creating a 50 pages tutorial on using seaside to build
> application for the PhP programmer could be really a hit (my plate is 
> full
> but I would do it else). I think that it would be a smart move of the
> community to think about that. Because soon other languages will have
> continuation (perl 6 apparently) so we should do some stuff now.
> We discussed with Michel Bany and he said that a port of seaside was 
> under
> way but I forgot to ask if the port will be freely available after.
> What is important to realise is that seaside is one way to have people
> developing application in Smalltalk because the seaside part should be 
> max
> 20% of the application and the rest is Smalltalking.....So I'm sure 
> that you
> are all busy but there is an opportunity there Smalltalk miss the 
> internet
> so may be we should pay attention to not miss it another time.
> Stef
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