[Seaside] Component class methods doesn't get updated

Damien Cassou damien.cassou at gmail.com
Sun Apr 22 17:37:02 UTC 2007


#rendererClass and #updateRoot: must be on instance side. Not on class
side. Can you change that and see if it works better? I don't have VW
do load your file.


2007/4/22, Dmitry V. Sabanin <sdmitry at lrn.ru>:
> Hey.
> I've been lurking in this list for a couple years, was trying to get
> ready for Seaside, and I think now I'm ready. I'm preparing to start
> a big Web 2.0 project and I've picked Seaside as a platform of
> choice, disregarding my huge Ruby on Rails experience. I believe
> Seaside and Smalltalk are the best technologies around the block now
> and years to come.
> I'm trying to make a small project (blog engine) for now, just to get
> a taste of it. Unfortunately I've encountered some strange problem,
> that prevents me from doing anything serious even on that stage.
> First of all, I'm using latest non-commercial VisualWorks, and
> Seaside port version 2.6b1.30.
> I've derived a class RootComponent, from WAComponent. I've set class
> method canBeRoot to return true, and I registered that class through
> Add path form in Seaside web config panel.
> Then I tried to overwrite rendering method to use canvas, with no
> luck - it seemed to ignore my method at all. I also tried to change
> page title, by overwriting updateRoot: class method, and still no
> luck. Seaside seems to ignore this. I tried removing component from
> Seaside admin panel, and adding it again with another name, no luck
> either.
> I'm wondering if Seaside somehow cached my class in it's insides?
> But, I thought, Smalltalk and Seaside are all about dynamics and ease
> of change, so probably that doesn't make much sense.
> I'm attaching file-out of the whole class, maybe some of you guys
> could easily spot what I'm doing wrong here. I'd very appreciate any
> help.
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Dmitry Sabanin
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Damien Cassou

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