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From Davi Cesar Martins Nascimento <dcesarnascime...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Is ecs used?
Date Mon, 16 Nov 2009 11:46:07 GMT
I suggest you to use GWT instead of ECS.  With google GWT you can create
stanrd for html components as you can do with ECS.



On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 7:56 PM, Ludwig Magnusson <ludwig@itcatapult.com>wrote:

> I am familiar with velocity actually.
>
> What I wanna do is create a standard for html-form components on our site.
> Ex: An input field for text always has the same css class, a label and a
> div-wrapper. Like this:
>
> <div>
>  <label for="email" class="required">Your email</label>
>  <input type="text" name="email" class="our_class"/>
> </div>
>
> I recently worked in PHP where there was an approach similar to ECS, so to
> use ECS seemed natural.
>
> But you say templates are better these days?
> I suppose velocity macors would be a bit simpler.
> I'll try and see what suits me the best.
>
> /Ludwig
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Tonhofer [mailto:d.tonhofer@m-plify.com]
> Sent: den 14 november 2009 22:37
> To: ECS Users List
> Subject: Re: Is ecs used?
>
> AFAIK, it's an old approach that has met its maker.
>
> It used it back in 2004 or so but only briefly. These days I would look
> at template engines like Apache Velocity or similar.
>
> See also: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template_engine_(web)<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template_engine_%28web%29>
>
> Ludwig Magnusson wrote:
> > Nice to hear =)
> >
> > If it's possible I'd like to help out improving the code, making it a
> maven
> > project etc.
> >
> > But I'm going to check it out a little bit more first =)
> >
> > /Ludwig
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mark Fraser [mailto:mark@mark100.net]
> > Sent: den 14 november 2009 21:47
> > To: ECS Users List
> > Subject: Re: Is ecs used?
> >
> > I am using it to generate the source for documents that I am inserting
> > in HTMLPanel in a Swing application using the Cobra renderer
> > (http://lobobrowser.org/cobra.jsp).
> >
> > I have had no problems.
> >
> > Maybe there are better commercial solutions but I didn't find anything
> > free that was as easy to use.  It's not magical but it beats the hell
> > out of hand coding HTML into strings.
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > Ludwig Magnusson wrote:
> >
> >> Hello!
> >>
> >> I have been examining the ecs and it seems pretty useful for my project.
> >>
> >> However, the latest release is pretty old and there is no activity on
> the
> >> mailing list.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> The code works for me but sometimes seems a bit awkward and not always
> at
> >> its best (perhaps for some reason I don't see).
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> So I wonder.. Is the ecs being used?
> >>
> >> Is there a better competitor that I have missed?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> Otherwise it seems to be a good library for building standardized
> >>
> > components
> >
> >> for a website.
> >>
> >> /Ludwig
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
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Davi C├ęsar M. Nascimento

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