How do web templates separate content and logic?
dthole at gmail.com
Wed Jul 2 15:21:34 CEST 2008
Another thing I'd like to add on this subject.
I agree with others here that having logic in the view isn't really a
bad thing. I used to think it did, but now I don't think it does as
much. I feel that when you're separating out the view, you're giving
really non-programmers the ability to actually do the content. That
doesn't mean that non-programmers can't learn very very basic
programming logic. Take, for example, the Django code. The Django
template system is a very watered down version of a language. It
supports very basic stuff, and I feel that really anyone can pick up
By totally separating out the logic, and using tags, you're adding a
lot of overhead in my opinion. It's another file that needs to be
included, and the logic of how it's displayed on the page is then
split a bit - between the developer and the designer. If the designer
feels that they want only 5 products to show on one page, they should
be able to change it.
THis is how I feel on the whole idea anyways.
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