[Nitro] Basic Stuff...

Emmanuel Piperakis epiperak at softlab.ece.ntua.gr
Thu Jun 23 10:49:32 EDT 2005


Thank you G.

> If I understand correctly, this isn't something that should be part in
> a general framework like Nitro.
> You could *easily*  do this form with Nitro and Ruby. You don't *have*
> to use AJAX but if you do so, you could create a better user
> experience.
>
> Check out:
>
> lib/nitro/builder/form.rb
>
> and
>
> proto/public/js/prototype.js (The Protoype javscript library)
>
> in the nitro-0.19.0 distribution for exta help.
>
> regards,
> George.
>
> On 6/23/05, Emmanuel Piperakis <epiperak at softlab.ece.ntua.gr> wrote:
>> Does Nitro support dynamic forms?
>>
>> Let me explain a bit what I mean:
>> I have to create something like an excel worksheet; the user will input
>> some number in the (lets say) tenant form (rent, expenses, etc) and then I
>> would like to have a form that I can connect eg the Total_Rent field of
>> the form Cashflow to the sum of all tenants' rents...
>>
>> I was thinking of a form where on the left part I have a pull down
>> combobox with all the available variables that I could assign values to,
>> then = to another combobox with fields like SUM, SUMIF, then third field
>> with available "sumable" fields from other classes eg Tenant.rent
>> Tenant.utility_charges, and so on...
>>
>> This would be like creating a function in excel, but instead in would be
>> with nitro. Do you think is is possible to do so? If yes, do I have to use
>> Ajax architecture to update the form on the fly, (eg to add one more row
>> with another function I press a + sign or something, new row is inserted,
>> with corresponding Var = FUNCTION Parameters comboboxes)
>>
>> Thank you for you time :-)
>>
>>
>> Emmanouil Piperakis (epiperak at cs.ntua.gr)
>> {To explore is Human, to Create is Devine,
>>   To teach is Primal, to Rule is Sin}
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Emmanouil Piperakis (epiperak at cs.ntua.gr)
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