[Seaside] #render: or #call: components.

John Thornborrow john at pinesoft.co.uk
Mon Apr 28 14:27:15 UTC 2008

Yes, that was what I intended, my example was merely a demonstration of 


Lukas Renggli wrote:
>>  MyParentComponent>>renderContentOn: html
>>   html render: (
>>     ChildComponentA new
>>       onAnswer: [ :val | self answer: val ];
>>       yourself).
>>   html render: (
>>     ChildComponentB new
>>       onAnswer: [ :val | self answer: val];
>>       yourself)
> No component instantiation in the render method! Like this you get new
> components every time you hit refresh or perform an action on the
> page. This certainly does not work as expected.
> You probably want something like this:
> MyPageComponent>>initialize
>     super initialize.
>     childA := ChildComponentA new
>        onAnswer: [ :val | self answer: val ];
>        yourself.
>     childB := ChildComponentB new
>        onAnswer: [ :val | self answer: val ];
>        yourself.
> MyPageComponent>>children
>     ^ Array with: childA with: childB
> MyPageComponent>>renderContentOn: html
>     html render: childA.
>     html render: childB
> Lukas

John Thornborrow

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