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Re: Re: Web application frameworks / experience with CGI::MxScreen

by uwevoelker (Pilgrim)
on Nov 19, 2001 at 13:01 UTC ( #126226=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Web application frameworks / experience with CGI::MxScreen
in thread Web application frameworks / experience with CGI::MxScreen

Hello princepawn,

Thank you for your fast and detailed answer.

The poor support level of MxScreen is a pity. I haven't looked at it in detail, but I like the idea of recorded fields (with validation and storage). For my own framework I thought of a ddl (data definiton language) which models datatype, name, label, verification, storage and relation to other tables. So I might be able to "automatically" expand the main table with an 1:1, 1:n or n:m relationship to other tables.

But back to the templating systems:
I don't like the inline-approach. You should be able to change the html-pages without programming knowledge. Especially, tools such as Dreamweaver should cope with the tags. There might be problems with <...> tags, because sometimes they will be converted to '&_lt;' and so on.

A few weeks ago you had a comparison on your home node about the different templating systems. When you compare HTML::Template and Template::Toolkit - which one is faster without using caching or precompiled pages?
I don't need to much from the templates. Loops and IF-THEN-ELSE-constructs are all I need.

Once again, thank you.
I hope we can continue this discussion.
Good bye, Uwe
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