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Re: [Chicken-users] Pinkeye: the beginnings of a Chicken web app develop
Re: [Chicken-users] Pinkeye: the beginnings of a Chicken web app development stack
Fri, 19 Aug 2005 22:09:41 +0200
On 8/19/05, Ed Watkeys <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been playing with Ruby on Rails recently. There are a lot of
> good ideas rolled up into a handy package. But...
> * It's written in Ruby, aka Smalltalk meets Perl.
Heh... It's good to know that I'm not alone with that opinion.
> * The user community -- don't get me started!
What? Even worse than the Scheme community? ;-)
> * It's not Scheme.
> So I've been working on something called Pinkeye. It depends on the
> HTTP egg and Meroon. The goal is to develop a rich controller for an
> MVC-based web app development framework. I'm less interested in the M
> and V of MVC, because I know there are people already working on such
> things. The controller is event driven; I believe that good web apps
> are inherently event driven, so I'm not very interested in a
> continuation-based framework. (I think they're cool: No disrespect is
Now, unfortunately I don't follow all this MVC stuff - to be honest, I
don't understand this routes thing at all. Can someone provide me
with an introduction for dummies?
> Having gotten all of that out of the way, you can download the egg
> and the sample code at the following URL:
> I've implemented an equivalent of Rails's routes feature. It's
> actually cooler, but I haven't documented the yummy features yet.
> Here's the example code:
Works fine for me (One points the browser to http://localhost:4242/people,
right?). Hm... I have to study this some more.