[Seaside] WATextInputTag & (deprecated) #exampleText:

Lukas Renggli renggli at gmail.com
Sun Mar 7 19:04:45 UTC 2010

>   1) Is there a plan to provide an equivalent to #exampleText: for Seaside
> 3.0?

Not planned for Seaside-Core, but there are various jQuery plugins
available that do that.

>   2) What was wrong with the original implementation?

- It introduces a Smalltalk Javascript dependency into the core.
- It introduces a Javascript dependency into the core.
- It uses custom/hardcoded Javascript code.

>   3) Is there a better way of achieving a similar result in jQuery?

For one of these existing JQuery libraries there is even a Seaside
wrapper, which is probably the first jQuery wrapper written for
Seaside ever: <http://www.squeaksource.com/jqueryplugins>.


Lukas Renggli

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