[squeak-dev] some quick and dirty sites

H. Hirzel hannes.hirzel at gmail.com
Tue Sep 4 14:56:40 UTC 2012


It it correct to assume that you have released the code of your
Altitude application example

   Serving JSON at Altitude


under MIT?


On 7/24/12, Frank Shearar <frank.shearar at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23 July 2012 21:37, Chris Cunnington <smalltalktelevision at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> http://yellow.16r.ca
>> http://blue.16r.ca
>> http://alt.16r.ca
>> http://www.osrcon.ca/AL-Examples.st
>> http://reversehttp.net/index.html
>> http://reversehttp.net/relay-http-spec.html
>> I have three sites here. The first two are the same class (GNHelloWorld)
>> served from different environments of a single image. I tried to load
>> Altitude into the Environments image and it will not go in no way no how.
>> WebClient and GreenNeon do, though, using Monticello.
>> The third site is a quick Altitude site. The movie appears for me in
>> Chrome
>> and Safari, but not in Firefox or Opera. The gray gradients work and
>> don't
>> work in the same browsers.
>> You will notice the Counter Page link, which when you roll over it creates
>> a
>> suitable url. It does not work. Altitude's relationship between paths and
>> resources is very versatile and I haven't got the hang of it yet. So I
>> can't
>> link to the other page. Works on localhost ...
>> Xtreams from the 2010 ESUG video I watched has this ability to
>> layer/stack
>> streams. This makes encoding trivial. It's impressive.
>> Altitude has things called endpoints and relays (not to be confused with
>> terminals and transforms), which I think point to the main purpose of
>> Altitude - remote messaging. For surgery on an image to pare it down
>> megabyte by megabyte. Or, consider an image as a single object. Then the
>> image/objects  send each other messages in the cloud. No polling.
>> Pushing.
>> As described by Tony Garnock Jones.
> I'm heading this way in my own hacking, so I guess I should plant a
> flag and say that when I've finished my current hack I'll be trying to
> provide "remote browser reflection" on an image: permitting external
> entities to introspect on (and later, to alter) a running image by
> serving up JSON from a RESTful API.
> I was originally going to just use JSON and roll a dispatching
> mechanism myself, but Altitude ought to provide a more standard
> mechanism for that, and one I don't have to write myself.
> frank
>> TGJ's pages on the topic is linked above. As well as the code I used for
>> the
>> alt.16r.ca site. From the vantage point of Altitude's main purpose being
>> remote messaging, websites are incidental.
>> Chris

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