[Seaside] state of the art in seaside/magritte/glorp on Squeak/OSX/FreeBSD

Sven Van Caekenberghe sven at beta9.be
Thu Jan 27 19:40:15 UTC 2011

On 27 Jan 2011, at 19:20, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

> So I've had my head buried in Perl for the past six months, and lost
> track of where Seaside has gone.
> I know Seaside 3.0 is out. And Magritte/Pier have been updated (although
> the docs still look amazingly sparse :).  And there's something called
> SqueakDBX for talking to Postgresql.
> My client has restarted the project we began a year ago but had to set
> aside for economic reasons.  I need to build a Seaside app that talks to
> Postgresql, and runs on FreeBSD.  I'd prefer to use something like
> Glorp, but I'm not sure that's been updated in a while in the Squeak
> world, unless SqueakDBX did it.
> So, what's the current state of the art for Seaside, Magritte, Glorp,
> and Postgresql bindings for Squeak?  And has anyone managed to get a
> modern VM running on FreeBSD... I can't seem to get the latest sources
> to build (too many Linuxisms).  I'll be developing on OSX, so that's
> reasonably secure.

Seaside + Glorp + PostgreSQL works fine for me (Mac OS X or Linux).

Some time ago, I wrote this:


I wouldn't call that state of the art, but it could be a good starting point.



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