[Seaside] What if my application has very little "flow?"

Avi Bryant avi.bryant at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 12:14:54 CET 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005 23:13:30 -0500, Thomas Gagné
<tgagne at wideopenwest.com> wrote:
> The web-presentment for my application is mostly reports with
> drill-downs into detail.  But there's a chunk of it that allows users to
> update data and post financial and datachange transactions.  I think
> these sections may work well with Seaside but I'm curious how the "flow"
> of the other applications would work.
> Considering some of your own Seaside applications, is it possible to
> easily support both models with Seaside?

Yes, absolutely.  There's nothing about Seaside that forces you to use
call/answer in your applications, it's just there if you want it.  One
of the biggest projects I'm working on right now is also a reporting
application, and also has essentially no flow, but I'm still very glad
to have Seaside to write it with.  The components, renderer, and
callback system is at least half of what makes Seaside worthwhile,
IMHO; it's just historically been the less talked about side of


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