[Seaside] Seaside as backend for desktop apps

David Mitchell david.mitchell at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 13:58:07 UTC 2008

I do this for an internal app. I take a Seaside one-click experience
package, replace the image, and have my users download the ZIP and
extract to a directory. I include some instructions on the download
page and a shortcut icon to the localhost url.

We're on windows, but I have some users that run Mac at home and they
love that the distro works there as well. (They have to type in a

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 4:49 PM, Dave Bauer <dave.bauer at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been lurking for awhile. I was just thinking, hey Squeak
> /Smalltalk is cool, but its not great for desktop apps because the UI
> is not consistent.
> So would it make sense to use Seaside with a web ui based runtime for
> the frontend? So you have a local webserver. Has anyone tried this
> yet? It should provide a more consistent and familar UI to the
> powerful Squeak or other Smalltalk backend.
> Thanks!
> Dave
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