[Seaside] Re: [ANN] Seaside Tutorial
simpleisbetter at gmail.com
Thu Mar 9 17:45:32 UTC 2006
Wilkes - I have a quick question for you - in your SOS movie it looked like
you were able getting auto complete type functionality and I was wondering
how you were doing that :)
Again - a big part of learning this (Squeak and Seaside) is learning the
On 3/9/06, Wilkes Joiner <wilkesjoiner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I need to spend some time with Magritte. I'll go through your
> tutorial and get back to you about this. Initial impression is that
> it looks fantastic and would make an impressive demo.
> - Wilkes
> On 3/9/06, Lukas Renggli <renggli at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Rogers,
> > > You also might consider plugging Magritte into the framework.
> > yes, that would be very cool, indeed. Especially much more powerful
> > and still very easy for beginners.
> > Instead of adding your own instance-variables you simply press a menu
> > "Add Descriptions" showing a list of possible descriptions, such as
> > "String Description" and "Meno Description", "Date Description", etc.
> > Then a morphic dialog on this description is opened to specify its
> > properties, such as the label, default value, view-component,
> > validation rules, etc.
> > Note that this configuration dialog can be built automatically, since
> > descriptions are described using themselves. The description
> > serializes itself to a description-method on the class side (that is
> > not yet done, but I could add that) and you have a great interface
> > that is easily extensible.
> > For your example this would just add two methods:
> > SOSPost class>>descriptionTitle
> > ^ MAStringDescription auto: #title label: 'Title'
> > SOSPost class>>description
> > ^ MAMemoDescription auto: #body label: 'Body'
> > Now as a user you are probably not happy with simply that, you want to
> > add some validation: the fields should be required (send the message
> > #beRequired to the description), maybe you want a default value (send
> > the message #default: anObject), you want some custom condtion (send
> > the message #addCondition: aBlock), and so on ...
> > I really think Magritte could turn your baby into something much more
> > powerful than they have in Ruby!
> > Cheers,
> > Lukas
> > --
> > Lukas Renggli
> > http://www.lukas-renggli.ch
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