[Seaside] Let me see if I understand correctly...(more DB pool, application/session stuff).

Todd Blanchard tblanchard at mac.com
Tue Feb 28 07:25:17 UTC 2006

Is this documented anywhere (example even)?  I could totally use  
this, just need to know what to short circuit to avoid session creation.

On Feb 27, 2006, at 6:01 PM, Avi Bryant wrote:

> On Feb 27, 2006, at 5:54 PM, Julian Fitzell wrote:
>> Just as a bit of history, there is a WAApplication class and there  
>> used to be UI for specifying a subclass to use for each entry  
>> point.  But nobody ever used it.  Everything was either session  
>> specific (session instance side) or specific to all applications  
>> that used one session subclass (class side of session) or shared  
>> across several "applications", in which case having other globals  
>> (whether they be singletons, classes, or whatever) made the most  
>> sense.
>> I believe you can still technically subclass WAApplication and  
>> programatically create an entry point with something like:
>> WADispatcher default registerEntryPoint: (MyApplicationSubclass  
>> new) at:  'foo'
> You can do this from the config UI too - note that there's a select  
> box when you create a new entry point that's almost always left at  
> "Seaside Application", but other options are possible too.  If you  
> override #description on the class side of your application  
> subclass, you'll be able to choose it from that list.
> I use this for WAEntryPoint subclasses that aren't applications at  
> all (and don't create sessions, but act more like straight  
> servlets), on the rare occasions I need that (example: a REST API).
> Avi
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