[Seaside] Off-the-shelf authentication

Pierce Ng pierce at samadhiweb.com
Sat Dec 3 05:11:30 UTC 2016

On Fri, Dec 02, 2016 at 01:27:15PM -0500, sergio ruiz wrote:
> This is the one thing that has kept me from starting new projects in
> seaside.. rails has cancan and devise available.. and it works perfectly
> every time / all the time.. 

This may be because Rails has standardized ActiveRecord ORM*, whereas Smalltalk
/ Pharo have many persistence possibilities. I myself use SQLite with Pharo a
lot, while others may prefer NoSQL or pure Smalltalk.

* All I know about Rails I got from browsing books in the library.

> I really should start a project that provides the same types of services as
> cancan and devise at some point, and just get it done..

Maybe web microservices?


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