Client side GUI-like web framework ?
Michael L Torrie
torriem at chem.byu.edu
Tue Feb 5 01:09:43 CET 2008
> riquito at gmail.com wrote:
>> You just described what XUL aims to be
>> At present it lacks for sure documentation (or maybe it isn't
>> organized really well)
> Just took a look at XUL and it in some ways describes what I was
> thinking except it doesn't appear to deliver it's interface via a
> browser/web server. Then your application wouldn't be accessible via a
> web browser through the internet. The XUL application still appears to
> only execute locally on the client machine?
But it is served up in the firefox web browser. A good example is:
The UI always, by definition, has to run on the client. This is true
whether you're talking about a non-web-based GUI, or an html form. XUL
is no different. XUL does blend client and server-side logic into a
> Also, personally I find having to describe your interface directly via
> XML (XUL) is just plain ugly.
I agree completey.
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