Any SketchUp plugin that uses WebDialogs in a serious way
There are also some capabilities (eg, browser-based dialogs
class does not provide.
The Dialog Framework (DF), inspired by web application frameworks
such as Ruby on Rails
, addresses these issues.
Looking for a way to keep my code under control,
I realized that I could adopt some of the approaches
taken by the Ruby on Rails
(RoR) framework, including:
- Convention over configuration (eg,
- Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY)
- Views and templates (eg, ERb, partials)
At the same time, DF leans heavily
and jQuery UI
and uses Ruby callbacks for many activities that could
So, although DF is reminiscent of RoR, it is also quite different.
Although DF is functional, there are parts of it
(eg, code generation, callback handling) that seem a bit awkward.
So, I am investigating a variety of notions.
) look quite interesting.
The pages listed below provide background and/or detailed information,
including annotated copies of some of the supporting code.
Please let me know if I've left out anything critical...
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