[Seaside] Re: WATask & Ajax question
ssastre at seaswork.com
Fri Nov 16 17:38:10 UTC 2007
> Building AJAX heavy applications in Seaside is truly painful.
> AJAX does not work together with replacing children and the
Hi Lukas, all, I'm using intensely ajax and figured out a way to mimic 95%
of behavior of call:/answer: mechanism with (yet again) the MVP components
I'm using. I can make a component do something like:
self prompt: 'Some question..' onAnswer: aBlock
MVPPresenter>>prompt: aString onAnswer: aBlock
"Makes the prompter to be superposed to
the receiver until an user answer is given."
self superpose: (MVPPrompter new
So when AnyPresenter is updated the prompter is superposed until an answer
is given by the user. (In fact you can superpose any presenter to any
It's very new, I made that about 10 days ago but I have no complains.
Of course backtrack does not work with this as any other ajax but at least I
have the feature without relinquishing to intense ajax at a very fair price.
PD: Once inside application I'm not using tasks anymore.
> Seaside and AJAX work well together for small status updates
> of an existing component tree. Also enhancing the user
> experience by providing sophisticated widgets or submitting
> and updating forms works very well.
> Lukas Renggli
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