[Seaside] html & css basics and tutorial

David Mitchell david.mitchell at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 20:37:38 UTC 2008

I'm definitely not a CSS expert. But I've worked with frameworks that
generate HTML before.

I didn't have any trouble using our companies CSS into the apps I was
generating with Seaside. Just looked at the HTML and where they wanted
the div tags and then made sure that I generated to match.

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 1:30 PM, John M <p3anoman at gmail.com> wrote:
> FWIW I was/am still in the same boat and the w3schools site was a valuable
> refernce on what attributes are valid for what tags etc. Its really not
> Seaside's purpose to teach html, only to give a great tool for creating it
> in a highly reusable fashion.
> Firebug for Firefox is an extremely useful tool for letting you see your
> html as rendered and showing you where your div sections end up laying out
> etc. I could not get a handle on CSS until i started using it. (Firebug has
> some other really useful features that you may need when you get to
> working with javascript for example).
> Hope this helps
> John
> On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 6:04 PM, r00t uk <r00tuk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> I am hoping to get some advice on how to proceed with HTML & CSS in
>> Squeak/Seaside as I am finding it a bit of a struggle to do the simple
>> stuff.  I do not have any prior experience with web programming, but I have
>> been going through the w3schools.com tutorials for guidance on creating the
>> #style method.  Its the rendering side of things which are a bit of a
>> struggle as all of the html is generated by Seaside.
>> Are there any tutorials on web programming with Seaside?  I have been
>> spending time getting to know Smalltalk and a bit of Seaside, but up until
>> now I have not been concentrating on learning html presentation, or using
>> css to manage its presentation. I am somewhat surprised that there appears
>> to be no information, documentation or tutorials on rendering except for
>> some information in the "HPI - An Introduction to Seaside" book.  I am
>> spending a lot of time looking at methods in the example and test classes,
>> which I don't mind, but I somehow doubt this is the best use of time.  Where
>> do I need to look for information about html rendering methods and message
>> values?
>> Thanks and sorry if I have completely missed some site that has relevent
>> documentation.
>> _______________________________________________
>> seaside mailing list
>> seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
>> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/seaside
> _______________________________________________
> seaside mailing list
> seaside at lists.squeakfoundation.org
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/seaside

More information about the seaside mailing list