[Seaside] Anonymous Component

Esteban A. Maringolo emaringolo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 19 18:19:25 UTC 2016

2016-01-19 15:11 GMT-03:00 J.F. Rick <self at je77.com>:
> I'm using AJAX a decent amount with my Seaside application. One common thing
> is to replace an IDed element with a component using something like:
>     s << (s jQuery: #event) replaceWith: self.
> inside a "html jQuery ajax script: [ :s | ]" block.
> Is there a way to do this replacement without using a component that
> implements the renderContentOn: message? For instance, what could I just do
> to replace the #event component with this HTML: '<b>Success</b>'? I'm hoping
> there's something I can do along the lines of:
>     s << (s jQuery: #event) replaceWith: [ :html |
>         html html: '<b>'.
>         html text: (self isSuccess
>             ifTrue: [ 'Success' ]
>             ifFalse: [ 'Failed' ]).
>         html html: '</b>' ].

Unless you do some server-side component instantiation or instVar
assigment, then what you get to the block is just an WAHtmlCanvas (the
html var), it doesn't matter what/how you render on it.

So that should work out of the box.

Esteban A. Maringolo

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