Most prototype/scriptaculous "controls" are posted to the rails-spinoff list.

On 10/18/07, Matt Foster <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hey Mislav,
>     Given that this is a forum dedicated to core improvements to
> prototype you're correct in that this isn't perfectly suited to the
> topic.  On the other hand this forum is probably the biggest hub for
> prototype developers, and if not in mass than certainly in talent.
> Given that, this is exactly the audience I am attempting to attract.
> If the audience finds my monthly posts to be offensive I will cease
> such activity because that is not going to draw positive attention.
> The disclaimer aside, thanks for the response it is good to hear some
> feedback.  Pagination in nature is typically server side which makes a
> lot of sense.  For quite a few reasons though i have found client side
> pagination to be really useful.  Creating a Google Gadget that
> displayed an RSS feed in pagination form was pretty fun and given the
> result set wasn't inordinately large it was a great implementation.
> It wouldn't be too hard to refactor code in the gadget to display
> anyone's RSS feed, if anyone is interested.  I found the pagination
> control in that implementation to be a little smoother than scrolling,
> when you've got a small asset that scrolls inside a larger document
> that scrolls the UI can get tricky as the focus of the mouse
> determines which object will scroll with the mouse wheel.
> Cheers,
>          Matt
> On Oct 17, 8:47 am, "Mislav Marohnić" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > On 10/15/07, Matt Foster <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > > I have developed a pretty smooth UI Control for handling
> > > client side pagination.  It is composed of 3 classes that allow for
> > > maximum decoupling.  In this manner the view is decoupled from the
> > > iteration control, such that the same iteration control can be used on
> > > any data set while the view can be specialized for any format of JSON
> > > or XML.
> >
> > I'm not sure if such announcements are suitable for this group. (Someone
> > correct me if I'm wrong when stating it isn't.)
> >
> > That said: Interesting work. I handle pagination server-side myself (using
> > the will_paginate plugin for Rails), but I definitely see use cases when you
> > have to move this logic client-side.
> >

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