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From Jon Williams <williams.jonat...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Questions with Tapestry from a GWT developer's perspective
Date Fri, 02 Dec 2011 07:57:43 GMT
Absolutely simple to make your own components with custom css. Hooks for
jQuery included too. Go boldly forward Xman!

On Fri, Dec 2, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Xybrek <xybrek@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I am really new to Tapestry, I just want to ask some questions before I
> embark deeper with the framework (although I like T5 already)
>
> My background is with GWT and jQuery, which in GWT, there is a thick UI
> which communicates to the server through RPC to get data.
>
> GWT is just the same with jQuery only that it uses Java-to-Javascript and
> ajax calls are through RPC (at least for the most part)
>
> With jQuery however, its much more low-level (I mean Javascript) we do
> things in Javascript. Calls to the server and page manipulation.
>
> However, with Tapestry it seems that the page is rendered from the server
> side (which is pretty cool--like PHP)
>
> So I wonder, how to deal with components with T5? In GWT I can create a
> simple button and some textbox to create a form, style it with CSS. Add
> some handlers to get text inputs and pass it on to the server.
>
> With GWT create the whole web application by defining EntryPoints which is
> a rendered page, which contains components I can style with CSS and add
> function on the page that will pass data back and forth the UI and the
> server.
>
> I don't want to discuss details on how to do this with Tapestry I just
> want to get some ideas as to which are possible and not possible with the
> framework.
>
> Can I create my own components and forms with my own CSS or there is a set
> of components that can only be used?
>
> Cheers.
> Xybrek
>
>
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