[Seaside] My sample Seaside web-app..

stephane ducasse stephane.ducasse at free.fr
Sat Mar 25 08:57:52 UTC 2006

Hi rick

what would be really great is that if students or newbies could  
access to the knowledge you accumulated :)

On 25 mars 06, at 03:32, Rick Flower wrote:

> Hi all.. Sorry for being such a pest over the last days & weeks  
> with various Seaside/VW
> issues!  Anyway, I thought I'd share with you all, my initial cut  
> at a vanilla web-application
> that can be used as a starting point for your own web-app or as  
> learning material for
> anyone new to the Seaside/Smalltalk environment.  I'd like to thank  
> Brian Brown for his
> help with some overall design & layout issues (and remote  
> debugging) as well as to thanks
> all of you as well!  With all of your help, I was able to get this  
> sample site up and going
> fairly quickly (with my limited time). It's definitely been a  
> learning experience and I'll be
> fine tuning this code for my real web-application in the coming  
> weeks & months.  Anyway, now that my reverse proxy (using Squid) is  
> up and going,  I'm all set to have
> people try out my sample application...
> My application uses the following features of Seaside/Smalltalk :
> 1) Seaside - New Canvas API for rendering html objects
> 2) Glorp - I've got some very rudimentary Glorp code for  
> examination of a user table for
>    logging into the web app.  I've not really delved into the depth  
> of features that Glorp
>    offers and will go down this path real soon as part of my other  
> web app task.
> 3) external CSS & GIF files -- I like using external files for css/ 
> gifs since I can offload
>    the Seaside web server from doing that task and leave it for my  
> proxy to do.
> Keep in mind that this code is not visually very polished in terms  
> of what it presents as
> that was not the main focal point of the exercise.. You can hit the  
> links at the top of the
> pages and it will just render a line or two of text showing how the  
> links are put together
> (once you see the code anyway), etc..   The site allows logins  
> using the "demo" user
> and demo password which talks to a PostgreSQL database behind the  
> scenes using
> Glorp.  Anyway, I now need to upload the package to the Cincom  
> repository I guess
> (or is there some better place to put it?).
> Anyway, here's the weblink -- and please let me know if you have  
> problems with it:
> http://seaside-demo.ca-flower.com
> -- Rick
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