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From Benoit Chesneau <>
Subject Re: So here is an idea...
Date Wed, 12 Oct 2011 09:23:09 GMT
On Wed, Oct 12, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Albin Stigö <> wrote:
> Background:
> I've recently been doing a lot of Objective-C Cocoa development for
> the mac and iphone. For those of you that don't know Cocoa it's a MVC
> framework  (imho on of the best).
> In Cocoa you you rely extensively on something known as Key Value
> Observing (KVO) for keeping the View (UI) up to date with the Model
> (the logic part of your program). I.e. if you change the value of a
> variable (property) the ui element it is bound to automatically
> updates.
> The idea:
> I don't see any reason why this couldn't be done with CouchDB. Using
> CouchDB as the Model you could have a javascript library acting as
> View and Controller. You would then bind certain fields in your
> document to ui elements. The controller would long poll the changes
> stream and if the currently viewed document changes the ui can be
> updated appropriately (indicating a change or updated)
> tl;dr Instead of polling and updating. Is there something were you can
> just bind a doc to the ui and the library handles the rest?
> Is there something like this?
> --Albin

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- benoît

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