Finally getting around to having a play with Radiant - looks like
it’s going to be fun. At last the CMS I’ve been waiting for: doesn’t
do much; does it well; easily extended. Not sure what it is
about the Ruby community that people seem to “just get it” - more so
than the Python crowd IMHO - but there you are.
I keep finding myself wanting a combination of a hand-rolled rails
app with CMS. Here’s how imagine it working with Radiant:
Add my models and controllers to a regular radiant app.
Add routes to my models
Have my controller actions do something like
render :controller => 'site', :action => 'show_page', ...
The only part I’m not getting so far is how to get the dynamic bits
into the page, e.g. the equivalent of (in regular Rails)
@foo = ... / <%= @foo %>
I’m thinking either - use some kind of generic radius tag, or is
there a way of dynamically adding tags that the page can use? As you
can guess I’m completely new to the radius stuff.
Does that all make sense? How are other people doing this kind of thing?