[erlang-questions] Ajax in Erlang, anyone?

yin sun <>
Mon Dec 24 16:42:10 CET 2007


Jungerl has a very simple js example, it integrates with YAWS and
generate client js from erlang code in server.

/Yin
On Dec 24, 2007 8:07 AM, Roberto Saccon <> wrote:
> AFAIK, there is no GWT-like tool in Erlang.  Look for tercio, that's
> an alpha-state Erlang web framework with probably the tightest
> JavaScript integration you can currently get in Erlang. But in my
> opinion you should keep things separate, unless  you like a mess  like
> server side generated JavaScript snippets as  in Rails.
>
>
> On Dec 24, 2007 10:18 AM, Michele Sciabarra <> wrote:
> > Thank you to all  for the overwhelming flood of informations about how
> > to do json in Erlang.
> >
> > Actually, I am exploring Erlang to build Ajax applications, and my
> > impressions are similar to those expressed in the lshift blog entry
> > regarding their Ajax jukebox:
> >
> >  >Erlang made a great platform for the server side of the application.
> > Its support for clean, simple concurrency let me design the >program in
> > a very natural way.
> >
> > I have not yet read the code for the jukebox application, that is the
> > only sample ajax application I have found, but I am planning to do.
> >
> > My feeling is that an ajax application can be very simple and elegant in
> > Erlang, just declaring the functions required, connect to the ajax
> > application following some conventions, and provide  data as tuples and
> > lists that can be converted to JSON in a very natural way.
> >
> > However,  the only simple ajax example I have found is the yaws json
> > example,  And it looked me very complex and innatural:
> >
> >     http://yaws.hyber.org/json_intro.yaws
> >
> > Has anyone had experiences and examples about ajax in erlang to share?
> >
> > For examples, which fondation javascript library do you feel is the best
> > to use? The example ajax jukebox uses Prototipe, but I was under the
> > impression that the  pythonic/functional nature of Mochikit could be
> > more appropriate for Erlang. However also jQuery has a functional nature...
> >
> >
> >
> >
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