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[REBOL] Re: cheyenne and RSP

From: compkarori:gma:il at: 14-Jan-2007 6:00

Ooops ... looks like I was the one confused! I just re-read your post. What you could do is use RSP to generate the page, *and* the javascript necessary for the selection to trigger filling the choices available based upon some menu selection. You have a combination of both server and client side scripting here. On 1/14/07, Alan <fergus4-bellatlantic.net> wrote:
> I appreciate your help and patience! Thanks. > I just do not see how I can read the result of a HTML selection menu using > RSP. Can I slip rebol code into the "onchange" html function to trigger and > RSP function? > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Graham Chiu" <compkarori-gmail.com> > To: <rebolist-rebol.com> > Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 10:56 PM > Subject: [REBOL] Re: cheyenne and RSP > > > > > There's a big difference between Javascript and RSP. RSP is like PHP > > and other languages that dynamically build pages. Javascript modifies > > an existing page in some functionality. So, they are complementary. > > You don't need to learn Javascript in order to leverage RSP. > > > > You could conceivably use RSP to generate Javascript for your web pages. > > > > On 1/14/07, Alan <fergus4-bellatlantic.net> wrote: > >> > >> I like being able to open the db connection globally. That will help with > >> some ideas down the road. > >> > >> Regarding RSP, I've been able to use it with success its only when I try > >> to > >> do certain tings that I can not figue how to impliment it. I see Java > >> Scripts access data from a page and use it. For example, access the > >> contents > >> of an input field and act accordingly. > >> > >> Part of my problem is I've only built the most basic of web pages. My > >> only > >> use of javascript was cut and paste stuff so I do not really know how it > >> works in a web page. > >> > >> -Alan > >> ----- Original Message ----- > >> From: "Graham Chiu" <compkarori-gmail.com> > >> To: <rebolist-rebol.com> > >> Sent: Saturday, January 13, 2007 3:50 PM > >> Subject: [REBOL] Re: cheyenne and RSP > >> > >> > >> > > >> > Alan > >> > > >> > You have the Rebol interpreter available between the <% .. %> so all > >> > you need to do is establish the database connection,grab the data into > >> > a variable, and then print it to the screen. The html stuff gets > >> > interspersed with the actual data you are printing. > >> > > >> > I haven't used the encapped version of Cheyenne, but in the source > >> > code one you can open the database connection, and then use that > >> > globally so you don't have to keep opening and closing database > >> > connections. > >> > > >> > > >> > On 1/14/07, Alan <fergus4-bellatlantic.net> wrote: > >> >> > >> >> I've been using Cheyenne to host a small website from home. It's > >> >> great! > >> >> Simple set up, no configuration for RSP, fast CGI already set up. > >> >> > >> >> My question is on RSP. I've got some simple functions working but some > >> >> of > >> >> the more complicated stuff I do not know where to look for info on. > >> >> The > >> >> RSP > >> >> document I found is minimal. > >> >> > >> >> I'm trying to get a web form to fill with info from a database based > >> >> on > >> >> the > >> >> name selected from a droplist. Sort of a phone book application with a > >> >> drop > >> >> list to pick the name. > >> >> > >> >> I do not know how to "read the selected name and insert thme into the > >> >> form > >> >> without exiting the page to CGI a new page. Is it possible. I've seen > >> >> similar things done in Java Script. > >> >> > >> >> -alan > >> >> > >> >> -- > >> >> To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > >> >> lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > >> >> > >> >> > >> > > >> > > >> > -- > >> > Graham Chiu > >> > http://www.synapsedirect.com > >> > Synapse-EMR - innovative electronic medical records system > >> > -- > >> > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > >> > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > >> > > >> > >> -- > >> To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > >> lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > >> > >> > > > > > > -- > > Graham Chiu > > http://www.synapsedirect.com > > Synapse-EMR - innovative electronic medical records system > > -- > > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. > > > > -- > To unsubscribe from the list, just send an email to > lists at rebol.com with unsubscribe as the subject. >
-- Graham Chiu http://www.synapsedirect.com Synapse-EMR - innovative electronic medical records system