Guiding the Albatross to the VW-Seaside? [was: [Seaside] Seaside for VisualWorks]

Adrian Lienhard adi at
Wed Jun 20 13:24:57 UTC 2007

On Jun 20, 2007, at 15:09 , Philippe Marschall wrote:

> 2007/6/20, Markus Gaelli <Markus.Gaelli at>:
>> Hi,
>> > James Robertson has just put up a call on his blog for feedback  
>> on what
>> > you, as customers, want to see Cincom doing with Seaside.
>> >
>> > What do you want?
>> > What do you need?
>> Some UI testing tool like Watir (Ruby, see [1][2]) or Albatross  
>> (Squeak,
>> see [3][4])on VW would be nice.
>> I am aware of the Seaside Testing Tool from David Shaffer[5], but a
>> framework capable of replaying JS scripts and showing the stuff  
>> happening
>> in some browser would be nice - both for the test driven  
>> developers and
>> their customers.
>> Maybe guiding the Albatross to the VW-Seaside would be an option?
>> Thanks for asking and supporting Seaside on VW,
> The only thing that is platform specific is starting a browser.

yes, almost. There is also the request/response loop of Albatross  
talking to the web browser. But this should also be quite easy to  
realize with the web server provided by VW instead of Kom, which we  
use in Squeak.


Adrian Lienhard

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