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From "Derek Hohls" <DHo...@csir.co.za>
Subject Re: newbie question
Date Mon, 27 Jan 2003 11:55:07 GMT
Tellis
 
Also have a look at:
http://wiki.cocoondev.org/Wiki.jsp?page=IntegrateAServlet
 
As you can see, it assumes some knowledge of Cocoon
wrt to <pipelines> and other jargon - but you may be able
to get the essence of it....

>>> tellisd@hotmail.com 27/01/2003 01:25:39 >>>
Thanks for the excellent information. One of my main concern was how to

integrate cocoon with existing services and servlets without
necessarily 
making them part of cocoon ...

>From: "Derek Hohls" <DHohls@csir.co.za>
>Reply-To: cocoon-users@xml.apache.org 
>To: <cocoon-users@xml.apache.org>
>Subject: Re: newbie question
>Date: Mon, 27 Jan 2003 12:36:06 +0200
>
>Tellis
>
>You ask "is cocoon good for static pages or can it be used for
>highly interactive dynamic pages?"
>
>Very short version answer is:
>Yes, Cocoon can be used for both.
>
>Slightly longer:
>Cocoon essentially *is* a servlet, designed to enable the creation of
>XML (from static files, databases, web services or other sources) and
>provide an efficient and effective framework for manipluating that
XML
>into a variety of output formats (including all the ones you list).
>Cocoon
>works whether you have a single file or a whole multitude with any
>combination of static or dynamic.
>
>Even longer (from the Cocoon Home Page at:
>http://xml.apache.org/cocoon/)
>Designed for performance and scalability around pipelined SAX
>processing,
>  Cocoon offers a flexible environment based on a separation of
concerns
>
>between content, logic, and style. Cocoon's centralized configuration
>system
>helps you to create, deploy, and maintain rock-solid XML server
>applications.
>Cocoon interacts with most data sources, including filesystems,
RDBMS,
>
>LDAP, native XML databases, and network-based data sources.
>It adapts content delivery to the capabilities of different devices
>like
>HTML, WML, PDF, SVG, and RTF, to name just a few.
>You can run Cocoon as a Servlet as well as through a powerful,
>commandline interface.
>The deliberate design of its abstract environment gives you the
freedom
>
>to extend its functionality to meet your special needs in a highly
>modular fashion.
>
>
>By now this should have answered your question (but you probably have
>others!) -
>look through the Overview ( http://xml.apache.org/cocoon/overview.html

>) and
>browse from there - also look at the
>http://wiki.cocoondev.org/Wiki.jsp?page=Main 
>Wiki site; mostly maintained by folk who also asking questions and
>trying to explain
>what they find to others...
>
>
> >>> tellisd@hotmail.com 27/01/2003 12:16:04 >>>
>Hi,
>
>I am quite new to cocoon. I am evaulating web publishing frameworks
for
>my
>company.
>Although Cocoon sounds very promising I am not entiely sure because
the
>
>pages in my
>web application are not static. All of them are dynamically generated
>on the
>fly. The backend services
>although still under design may be developed using JINI, object
>databases,
>LDAP etc....
>
>The main reason why I was drawn to cocoon was its multichanel
>capabilities.
>We may want to target
>the pages to a number of devices - mobiles, PDAs, PCs etc.... My
>original
>(very simplistic) design was
>to simply have servlets generate XML and then transform these using
>XSLT.
>This is where I thought cocoon would help.
>
>My question is - is cocoon good for static pages or can it be used
for
>
>highly interactive dynamic pages?
>
>
>Regards
>Tellis
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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