Hey Pierre-Yves, I have to admit it was new experience to me too, to have to resort to the source & javadocs for examples and framework alike, but now that I am used to it (and have attached source & apidocs to my Eclipse wicket user library ;-) I don't think it's that bad. I rather prefer it to having to struggle through for instance Tapestry in Action* over and over again.
Cheers, Wilko *) I hope Wicket in Action will turn out to be a bit more functional btw Pierre-Yves Saumont wrote: > > I will also by the book as soon as it is available... unless I give up > before :-( > > Pierre-Yves > > James Cook a écrit : >> I wouldn't be too quick to judge developers that struggle with your >> platform to be new to _good_ java programming. I have many years of >> Swing development experience and web experience dating back to the >> pre-servlet, pre-framework era. That said, Wicket does interest me >> because it is radically different that the page-based frameworks *and* >> JSF-based component frameworks available today. >> >> From my own experience, I would say the hardest part about _using_ >> Wicket is _learning_ Wicket. There is a hodgepodge of documentation >> scattered in a lot of different places. You are transitioning to a new >> version, and without a good collection of documents/best practices it >> seems a bit hopeless at times. >> >> Your Wicket in Action book is many months off. Hopefully it is geared >> for Wicket 2.0. Also, perhaps you can get Manning to release it in their >> early access program. I know I would buy it today if a few initial >> chapters were available online. >> >> -- jim >> >> On 8/6/06, *Eelco Hillenius* <[EMAIL PROTECTED] >> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote: >> >> I'd like to add to that that Wicket requires you to know your Java, >> while e.g. using JSP allows to build whole web sites with hardly any >> Java knowledge. Whether that is a good thing or not is debatable. >> >> Eelco >> >> >> On 8/6/06, Eelco Hillenius <[EMAIL PROTECTED] >> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote: >> > What were/ are the problems you are experiencing Pierre-Yves? >> > >> > Usually the largest obstacle for people with Wicket (and Tapestry, >> > Echo and GWT for that matter) is getting rid of the bad practices >> they >> > got used to when working with frameworks like Struts etc. A lot of >> > people learned programming Java web apps on frameworks like that, >> and >> > never got much of the OO part. Otoh, if you're coming from e.g. >> Swing >> > programming, Wicket should be easier for you. >> > >> > Wicket vs Stripes... it's oranges and pears - except for the fact >> that >> > you both make web apps with them. Stripes is geared towards >> > simplifying the common model 2 paradigm, and it does a very good >> job >> > at that as far as I've seen, While Wicket is all about stateful, >> self >> > contained, reusable components. >> > >> > Personally, I don't think Stripes is always easier than Wicket, >> > especially when you look at e.g. >> > >> >> http://mc4j.org/confluence/display/stripes/Binding+directly+to+your+domain+model >> > ; Wicket's equivalent would be quite a lot easier imo, but for >> some >> > things Stripes probably is easier, like when you are prototyping/ >> > moving your HTML structure around a lot. >> > >> > In the end, just choose which framework that gives you a warm and >> > fuzzy feeling :) Stripes seems to be the best choice if you want >> to go >> > for a model 2 framework. >> > >> > Read some more here: >> > http://www.virtuas.com/articles/webframework-sweetspots.html >> > >> > Eelco >> > >> > >> > >> > On 8/6/06, Pierre-Yves Saumont <[EMAIL PROTECTED] >> <mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]>> wrote: >> > > I would be very interested to know how you compare Wicket and >> Stripes >> > > and why you're leaning toward Wicket. (I didn't know about >> Stripes, but >> > > at first glance, it seems much simpler than Wicket, which I >> have been >> > > struggling with for two weeks now without much success!). >> > > >> > > Pierre-Yves >> > > >> > > Bill Bruyn a écrit : >> > > > I have an opportunity to use a new framework on a current >> project, and >> > > > I've been trying to decide between Wicket and Stripes. Both >> look really >> > > > nice, but at the moment I'm leaning toward Wicket. Got a >> skeleton >> > > > project set up with 1.2.1 (via Wicket Bench 0.3.0) and am >> running it >> > > > with a JettyLauncher from Eclipse. So far, so good, but my >> wicket page >> > > > markup (e.g., SomePage.html ) doesn't find my css. >> > > > >> > > > I've tried it at the root of my webapp and in the same >> directory as the >> > > > markup (looks like from the examples I should just be able to >> drop it on >> > > > the root). I've tried adding a resource to the class via >> > > > super.getResourceSettings().addResourceFolder (though I >> shouldn't need >> > > > that, right?) and nothing seems to work. I'm sure this is >> trivial, and >> > > > it's a bit of a disappointment that I've already had to ask >> for help, >> > > > but I've done some googling, and some browsing of the Wiki >> and the FAQ >> > > > to no avail. >> > > > >> > > > BTW, I should also mention that when I request non-existent >> resources >> > > > from the app (e.g., foo.html) I am always redirected to the >> app's >> > > > homepage instead of getting a 404. Is that the desired >> behavior? Is it >> > > > configurable? >> > > > >> > > > >> > > > Thanks very much in advance, >> > > > >> > > > Bill >> > > > > -- View this message in context: http://www.nabble.com/CSS-not-found-tf2057337.html#a5685844 Sent from the Wicket - User forum at Nabble.com. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Using Tomcat but need to do more? Need to support web services, security? Get stuff done quickly with pre-integrated technology to make your job easier Download IBM WebSphere Application Server v.1.0.1 based on Apache Geronimo http://sel.as-us.falkag.net/sel?cmd=lnk&kid=120709&bid=263057&dat=121642 _______________________________________________ Wicket-user mailing list Wicketfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/wicket-user