[Seaside] Comparison of Aida/Web, Seaside and Iliad web frameworks

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Tue Jun 21 21:01:58 UTC 2011

Hi Ramon,

First calm down, then approach professionally to such a comparison. More

S, Ramon Leon piše:
> On 06/21/2011 01:17 PM, Janko Mivšek wrote:
>> So, now I'm inviting all of you to take a look at this Google Docs
>> spreadsheet and comment it. This way we will come at least one step
>> closer to so needed comparison:
> Seaside can do clean URL's

It is a difference if this is essential part of a framework or it is
"add on".

> Seaside most certainly does do automatic URL generation

Again, in Aida every domain object can have an Url and this one is
automatically generated. I'm not aware of such feature in Seaside.

> Seaside absolutely allows multiple websites served from one image

Just recent thread shows that this is not true.

> Seaside supports Comet

I didn't question that, Comet is already checked. Which technique?

> Seaside absolutely can do single page apps

Be aware that we are comparing here out-of-the-box features and not
add-ons, not to mention hacks needed for some feature.

> I give up, too many things wrong or simply labeled in such as way as to
> exclude anything other than AIDA from saying yes.
> Tabulation with Enter... are you kidding me, that has absolutely nothing
> to do with a web framework.  That's one of a dozen similar examples of
> such things.

Tabulation with enter is surely very important for any accounting apps
where you need to enter rapidly a large amount of numbers from numeric
keypad only. Imagine one hand keying up those numbers, how will you pres
Tab key that way?

Best regards

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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