[Seaside] [ANN] Phantasia: A CSS Framework

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Tue Aug 5 14:41:08 UTC 2008

Hi Hernán,

It seems quite interesting work!. Can you put together also a quick 
tutorial how to use it? Or, do you have an on-line example of current 
templates somewhere on the web?

Best regards

Hernán Morales wrote:
> Dear anyone interested in working with Smalltalk objects:
>   Now you can write in Smalltalk to style pages with CSS. Instead of 
> styling with ugly, boring and long Strings (where you must perform a 
> continuous visual sweeping of the code to make the most trivial 
> modification), you can create high-level super sexy CSS constructs, 
> track and review your styles with the standard Smalltalk tools 
> (XReferences), and share constructs and configurations easily. The 
> framework includes a set of 40 fixed layout templates ready for use, and 
> let you compose the basic CSS elements as objects.
> A note: If your department, office, ark, whatever, have graphical 
> designers, they rarely would love to learn this new strange prolific 
> ninja environment called Smalltalk just for writing CSS - besides, a lot 
> of them are already in love with anything after the word "Adobe" -, but, 
> for smalltalkers, by far we believe that's easier to work inside 
> Smalltalk with objects than in a file-based way.

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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