[aida] [Seaside] Comparison by example

Janko Mivšek janko.mivsek at eranova.si
Thu Jun 23 17:14:04 CEST 2011


What I'd like to ask you is to continue detailing your proposal, so that
we will have just exact enough blueprint for this example app. Not too
much, not too few, just enough :)

Best regards

S, Janko Mivšek piše:
> Hi guys,
> I'm opening a new thread with idea by Johan and Hannes to write an
> example app on all three web frameworks. Here is a copy of that thread
> and first Hannes proposal:
> Johan: For comparing, it would be really good to have the same
> application written in the three frameworks by experts and have the
> experts compare them. Hey, if I find the time (oeps) I would even love
> to help out on that one.
> Janko: Agreed! And I'm hardly waiting for someone to come out with an
> idea, what to build for such comparison. I have one, but you will for
> sure declare me biased again .. :) A so called real-time web example: a
> multi-user chat. As that one on GMail, for instance. Another would be a
> basic CRUD example, which is so common pattern, filling that 90% of
> cases, to show, how the frameworks cover the people's most basic needs.
> Hannes proposal:
> ---------------
> Maybe a sample application which is combination of both your suggestions
> :-).
> A kind of more elaborate ToDo list (cf. the Seaside example in the tutorial)
> Features:
> - Multi-user
> - The users see a list of ToDo items and sees to whom they are assigned.
> - In a chat area they can discuss about the items and reassign them
>   accordingly.
> - Some views/reports (current tasks, my tasks, finished tasks, task in
>   a particular month).
> If you want more
> - A wiki in addition
> - A glossary (special terms in the reports are automatically
>   hyper-linked to a glossary entry)
> Best regards
> Hannes
> P.S. I am sure that other people have better ideas.
> I have no idea how much time this takes to implement in Aida/Web. In
> Seaside it is quite an effort.

Janko Mivšek
Smalltalk Web Application Server

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