[Grok-dev] Re: AJAX example for Uli using Mochikit and
faassen at startifact.com
Mon May 28 09:28:38 EDT 2007
Martin Aspeli wrote:
> - KSS (http://kssproject.org), which is what powers AJAX in Plone 3.
> This is designed so that it works in "pure Zope 3". This is a bit
> "different" in that you generally don't write Java Script at all. Take a
> look at the demos on that website to see what I mean. I know Philipp did
> some work with KSS in Grok a while ago.
We should definitely see whether we can use KSS with Grok. It's
definitely attractive because it seems quite declarative. This needs
Grok needs to support two things:
* the default Grok AJAX framework
* support any AJAX framework on the server side in case you don't want
to use the default for whatever reason. This means things like JSON
support (which we have)
> - jQuery is being used by z3c.form, apparently.
Just as some input: I know that jQuery and MochiKit can be made to work
together, with some care.
> - Some things in the z3c.widgets package uses Prototype. Note sure how
> widely used they are, though.
I'd like to stay away from Prototype. This is mostly because I hear it
with others as a result. Not informed by any deep knowledge. :)
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