[Laszlo-dev] Framework based on Laszlo
ronen at tversity.com
Fri Nov 17 11:41:46 PST 2006
Sounds too similar to the Google Web Toolkit
(http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/). Perhaps a plug-in for GWT would
make more sense than recreating it.
Diego Miranda wrote:
> I'm developing a framework based in Laszlo (well, really i'm
> starting). The aim of this framework is to ease the development of
> Laszlo applications. This is achieved by using only the Java language.
> Although this framework can reuse components written in LZX and
> compile to SWF and DHTML.
> Some benefits of the framework:
> - Ease the remote integration with remote services.
> - Reuse of components written in LZX using the framework API.
> - Prototyping or creating small applications using the JSR 223.
> - Developers only need to know one technology.
> The framework has the same components that Laszlo actually has, for
> example canvas is associated to a Canvas object, a windowpanel has a
> WindowPanel and so on. So, the developers does not need to learn new
> For example the framework will look like this:
> Canvas myCanvas = new Canvas ( "My new Canvas" );
> myCanvas.setHeight ( 400 );
> myCanvas.setWidth ( 100 );
> myCanvas.setBgColor ( "0x223344" );
> myCanvas.includeLibrary ( new ExternalLibrary (
> "/resources/app/libs/AppLibrary.lzx" );
> WindowPanel panel = new WindowPanel ( "The Panel" );
> panel.setSize ( new Dimension ( 300, 300 ) );
> myCanvas.add ( panel );
> /* May be one can add something like this */
> myCanvas.add ( "<window height=\"200\" width=\"500\"><text>hello
> world</text></window>" );
> At this moment, each component has a peer associated with the lzx
> definition in the components. In addition i'm making some changes in
> the compiler because now i must convert Java objects to Laszlo.
> I'd like, if someone has the time, to know if a project like this
> could be useful and what do you think about it.
> Thanks in advance!
> Diego Miranda
> Bebo para hacer interesantes a las demas personas. -- Groucho
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