[Seaside] templating engines
keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Oct 14 18:56:35 UTC 2009
On 14 Oct 2009, at 17:41, Sean Allen wrote:
> What did seaside use for templates before it switched to
> programmatic html generation?
> I'm trying to find template engines that we could use in our
> application for areas where backend users need to be able insert small
> amount of text into the programmatically created html. the text that
> the insert needs some basic templating ability and i'd prefer
> to not roll our own.
> Pointers to any smalltalk templating solutions would also be
I put my templates into pier pages for the administrators to edit, and
use this to fill in the template.
expand: string mergeUsing: dataSource
| split |
string ifNil: [ ^'' ].
dataSource ifNil: [ ^ string ].
split := string splitOn: '%'.
split size < 3 ifTrue: [ ^ string ].
split withIndexDo: [ :each :n |
n even ifTrue: [
| result |
result := (each splitOn: ':')
into: [ :data :accessor | [ data perform: accessor asSymbol ]
ifError: [ '%', each, '%' ] ].
split at: n put: result.
^ (split joinUsing: '')
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