[erlang-questions] how: ot: real time web pages?
Sun Dec 2 12:26:18 CET 2007
On 02/12/2007, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:
> a little erlang http server
> Here is an outline of the method.
> 1) Wrap the regions you want to change with unique tags
> <div id="12345"> ... </id>
> 2) To change the content within this tag you need to execute a
> document.getElemenById("12345").innerHTML = "..... some html""
Beware of this. Setting innerHTML works in some cases in some
browsers. I went down the Ajax route for one of our OMCs and now I
have an OMC where it takes about three different browsers to use all
the features :-(
I used prototype.js which eased the implementation a lot but didn't
fully solve browser compatibility issues.
Look at Google webtoolkit GWT. You can write GUI code in Java which
they have had with cross browser compatible web GUIs, it is worth a
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