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From Francesco Chicchiriccò <ilgro...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Cocoon Forms [absolute beginner]
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2011 09:02:53 GMT
On 28/11/2011 20:12, Andre Juffer wrote:
> On 11/28/2011 05:51 PM, Francesco Chicchiriccò wrote:
>>>
>>> A combination you may want to have a look at is using Dojo toolkit (
>>> http://dojotoolkit.org/ ) on the client and cocoon's REST
>>> implementation on the server. From a performance point of view this is
>>> very efficient. Dojo does not require any knowledge of XML. It favors
>>> JSON (www.joson.org) instead.
>>
>> Hey, this looks veeeeery interesting: do you have any running (simple)
>> example about this? Are you planning to write something about this?
>
> I am working on several applications, but they are not yet public. But 
> it is all fairly simple. I would start with reading on cocoon to 
> understand how to receive and handle REST-like requests. The cocoon 3 
> website is very clear (at least to me). These requests can be 
> generated with dojo [1].

Hem, I was wondering if you plan to write something about your work (a 
blog, wiki page, ...) mainly to have a common reference - or better, a 
working example - for people wanting to approach Cocoon 3.

Regards.

> [1] http://dojotoolkit.org/documentation/tutorials/1.6/ajax/
>
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Francesco Chicchiriccò [mailto:ilgrosso@apache.org]
>>>> Sent: Monday, November 28, 2011 9:13 AM
>>>> To: users@cocoon.apache.org
>>>> Subject: Re: Cocoon Forms [absolute beginner]
>>>>
>>>> On 27/11/2011 02:57, nowbert3 wrote:
>>>>> Hi! As mentioned in the subject, Cocoon project is something new to
>>>>> me. While
>>>>> still exploring, I must admit I'm beginning to really like it. The
>>>>> question
>>>>> is simple and perhaps a little stupid, but here goes - are there any
>>>>> developed tools/editors (possibly wysiwyg) that allow simple users,
>>>>> with no
>>>>> xml (java) knowledge create/generate a form (actually form model,
>>>>> template
>>>>> etc.) directly from the web - working as some kind of cms in a more
>>>>> tidy
>>>>> way.
>>>> Hi,
>>>> unfortunately there is nothing about what you say above. I know that
>>>> there has been something in that direction in the past, but nothing
>>>> progressed enough to be considered usable.
>>>>
>>>> Which version are you running? 2.1 or 2.2?
>>>> Anyway, if you are stepping for the first time into Cocoon fields, I'd
>>>> rather suggest you to start looking at version 3.0 [1]; despite its
>>>> alpha status, it's quite mature.
>>>> Cocoon 3.0 pushes a "minimal" approach: so for example you would deal
>>>> with proper web frameworks (like as Wicket [2], for example, for 
>>>> which a
>>>> cocoon-wicket integration module is available), leaving the XML
>>>> processing stuff to Cocoon pipelines.
>>>>
>>>> If you are interested, there are some samples about Cocoon-Wicket
>>>> integration [3] and Cocoon-Hippo CMS integration [4].
>>>>
>>>> Regards.
>>>>
>>>> [1] https://cocoon.apache.org/3.0/
>>>> [2] http://wicket.apache.org/
>>>> [3]
>>>> http://blog.tirasa.net/blogs/index.php/ilgrosso/build-rich-xml-enabled-applications

>>>>
>>>>
>>>> [4]
>>>> http://blog.tirasa.net/blogs/index.php/ilgrosso/cocoon-3-and-hippo-cms
>
-- 
Francesco Chicchiriccò

Apache Cocoon Committer and PMC Member
http://people.apache.org/~ilgrosso/


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