[aida] [squeak-dev] smalltalk and Web stuff

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Mon Nov 24 20:42:01 CET 2008

Another interesting discussion, started by Friedrich question below. 
Well, it was soon redirected to a question of running on port 80 as root 
or not and it ended with a nice solution I'm planning to implement it 
with help from Richie.



Friedrich wrote:
> well I know this is way to  general. But I'd like nevertheless get
> some pointers. AFAIKG is Seaside the "first" Web framework for
> Smalltalk, I've just downloaded AIDA/Web and am playing around it a
> bit.
> But let me as this  question nevertheless. What alternatives are there
> for a "pure" Smalltalk Web presence? Currently my systems are  mixture
> of Apache for static stuff and some other  web servers to which Apache
> proxies (please bear with  me that it's Ruby based ;-). 
> Now I'd like to have the following things:
> 1) normal  pages
> 2) forum software
> 3) bug software
> 4) shop pages
> 5) a wiki and blog would be nice
> 6) support for RCS systems 
> I know that the later may be quite  weak for Smalltalks, but well the
> world does not always talk Smalltalk ;-
> Any hints and impressions and expressions would be very welcome
> With best regards
> Friedrich

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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