[Seaside] Help getting started

Philippe Marschall philippe.marschall at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 21:18:58 UTC 2007

2007/3/1, Thomas F. Burdick <tburdick at gmail.com>:
> After a couple years away from Smalltalk, I thought I'd put
> Squeak/Seaside on a server I have as an excuse to play around with ST
> again.  But I found myself at a bit of a loss as to how to get the
> thing up and running so I can play with it.
> The way I'd setup a Lisp-based system would be to start the Lisp image
> on the server running under screen and detach from it.  When I want to
> hack the system, I'd remotely connect to the running image with an
> Emacs-based ide, or attach to the screen and start up the Lisp's
> built-in ide, connecting to the correct X11 display.  When done
> hacking, I'd disconnect/close the ide, and leave the server running.
> Translating these concepts as best I can to Squeak, my impulse is to
> create an image loaded with Seaside, etc., along with
> RemoteFrameBuffer, on my local machine.  I'd then start the image up
> running in headless mode on the server, and much like with Lisp,
> detach the screen and connect to the running image with a VNC client.
> Is this reasonable/normal?  How do you all setup your environments?
> My ST experience has so far been limited to doing things locally on
> one machine.

In general you develop locally and upload the code to a server image
either via VNC (built in or stand alone). See:

Only the most hardcore develop directly on the running server image
via VNC ;) And even they don't do it all the time.


> Thanks in advance,
> Thomas
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