UI Development

Hi there

Would like to know if anything exists, specifically designed and built
to work with Rails, for UI development? Something akin to Google Web
Toolkit (GWT)?

Thanks
Steve

Steve A. wrote in post #977858:

Would like to know if anything exists, specifically designed and built
to work with Rails, for UI development? Something akin to Google Web
Toolkit (GWT)?

Not specifically to work with Rails, but that’s actually a good thing.
It’s better for you to provide the API specifically designed for your
client-side development tool of choice. Not the other way around.

There are several client-side JavaScript tool kits for building desktop
style applications that run inside browsers:

http://www.sproutcore.com/
http://cappuccino.org/
http://dojotoolkit.org/
http://jqueryui.com/

Just to name a few.

Oh, and there’s nothing stoping you from using Google Web Toolkit if you
like that one. I’m personally not a fan, but to each his own.

http://code.google.com/webtoolkit/

Steve A. wrote in post #977858:

Hi there

Would like to know if anything exists, specifically designed and built
to work with Rails, for UI development?

Indeed. There’s this nifty thing called HTML. :smiley:

(Yes, that was snarky. “UI development” is vague as stated.)

Something akin to Google Web
Toolkit (GWT)?

You can use GWT with Rails – it’s independent of the server-side
environment, since it lives entirely on the client side. There’s a
Rails plugin to help the integration, but I don’t know anything about it
beyond the fact that it exists.

Thanks
Steve

Best,

Marnen Laibow-Koser
http://www.marnen.org
[email protected]

This forum is not affiliated to the Ruby language, Ruby on Rails framework, nor any Ruby applications discussed here.

| Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Remote Ruby Jobs