[racket] recent updates to Whalesong development: web-world

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Sep 2 21:51:20 EDT 2011

This is so rad Danny


On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 2:33 PM, Danny Yoo <dyoo at cs.wpi.edu> wrote:
> We're smack in the middle of implementing web-world for Whalesong,
> which is analogous to regular world, but with web pages.  Unlike
> regular world, the callbacks in web-world take in both the world as
> well as a functional representation of the DOM.
> We have a few programs and some initial documentation on this.  The
> documentation for the web-world API is:
>    http://hashcollision.org/whalesong/#(part._.The_web-world_.A.P.I)
> Here are two toy examples.  (Note: try the examples in Chrome.
> Firefox will almost certainly not work.  See:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=676343 for details.)
>    http://hashcollision.org/whalesong/examples/todo/todo.xhtml
>    https://github.com/dyoo/whalesong/tree/master/web-world/examples/todo
>    http://hashcollision.org/whalesong/examples/attr-animation/attr-animation.xhtml
>    https://github.com/dyoo/whalesong/tree/master/web-world/examples/attr-animation
> I'd like some feedback on the API; does this seem like a convenient
> model for writing web programs, or is it missing something crucial?
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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