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From Luca Garulli <l.garu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: rich clients in Flash with Cocoon?
Date Fri, 08 Oct 2004 15:40:59 GMT
Some people claim that Cocoon has no added value used with Laszlo
since any MVC-like application (Struts & Co.) can use Laszlo just with
a XML parser.

Caching of SWF, by itself, could be a good reason to use Cocoon along
with Laszlo.

bye,
Luca Garulli
www.OrienTechnologies.com

On Fri, 08 Oct 2004 08:39:37 +0200, Sylvain Wallez <sylvain@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> Hunsberger, Peter wrote:
> 
> >Adam Ratcliffe <adam@mrigitech.com> writes:
> >
> >
> >
> >>This sounded to me like they were using Cocoon as an XML data
> >>source for binding to a Laszlo dataset requiring no
> >>integration of the technologies.
> >>
> >>While a Laszlo serializer would certainly be interesting I
> >>imagine that recompiling the SWF for each request would hurt
> >>performance.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >Don't think anyone is suggesting that you recompile a SWF for each
> >request.
> >
> >
> >
> >>One of the key advantages I see in using RIA
> >>technologies like Laszlo is that you get a continuous user
> >>interface without the need to keep going back to the server
> >>to get new pages.  A precompiled SWF calling back to Cocoon
> >>for XML data would seem to be able to do that today.
> >>
> >>
> >
> >We could in theory have a couple 100 different SWF's many of which are
> >slight variations on each other.  We'd generate the Laszlo source for
> >them from Cocoon, customized for each user as needed and then send the
> >resultant compiled SWF over to the client.  Those SWF would then hang
> >around on the client bouncing XML back and forth with Cocoon.
> >
> >
> 
> Exactly.
> 
> And the produced SWF data would be stored in the Cocoon cache, thus
> avoiding recreating them from scratch each time a particular SWF is
> requested. Just as we already do today with all other formats.
> 
> 
> 
> Sylvain
> 
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