[Ironruby-core] progress on ironrubymvc :)

Thibaut Barrère thibaut.barrere at gmail.com
Fri Jan 30 07:50:33 EST 2009

Hi Ivan,

will you share this on github ? That's something I will try using at some point.



On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 12:17 PM, Ivan Porto Carrero
<ivan at flanders.co.nz> wrote:
> Hi
> I think I can have a very basic version of ironruby mvc going over the
> weekend.. that will probably be without support for things like filters etc.
> yet.. but you should be able to define a controller and actions in
> ironruby.
> I haven't looked at the view engine yet and I'm unclear as to which strategy
> to use because if ERB works properly then that seem like a great fit to me
> or should I keep the view engine that is in the current repository and
> improve on that one iteratively
> If there are more people interested in using ironruby with asp.net mvc I do
> have a good idea of what work is involved and how hard it is. There is a
> fair amount of work involved that means I would need a couple of spikes to
> get it all going. To make the controllers work etc. I think I will have to
> define new descriptors that use the the ironruby infrastructure.
> Does anybody know if the descriptors in the asp.net mvc framework are
> currently set in stone or if they are still pretty volatile, that is the
> biggest risk for the controller implementation IMHO?
> Also there is a conflict between 2 types in the System namespace.
> System.Func is defined in 2 places. I aliased the System.Core assembly and
> am using the type from System.Core. This does give some weird results
> because apparently System.Func<>, System.Core,..,... and System.Func<>,
> System.Core aren't the same when the mvc framework checks for the types of
> the parameter. Any tips to get around this? Am I doing something wrong?
> I'll integrate Andrew Peters' inflector to take care of pascal casing, snake
> casing and pluralisations etc. unless there are objections.
> It would be good to get some kind of indication/document of what is
> important from the asp.net, asp.net mvc and the ironruby teams so that I can
> take that into account when I'm coding this thing up.
> Cheers
> Ivan
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