[Catalyst] HTML Widget vs Templates?

Dave Hodgkinson davehodg at gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 16:56:24 CEST 2006

On 13 Apr 2006, at 15:16, Yuval Kogman wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 11:02:01 -0400, Ryan wrote:
>> I currently use web forms for a lot for back-end apps so I'm making
>> template after template for the web forms. I read about the HTML  
>> Widget
>> module and thought about using this but it almost seems like more  
>> work
>> just to create a simple form.  What are the benefits of this, any
>> opinions on this?
> the declaration of the form and the validation of the form need only
> be told the structure of the form once, together.

Same with TT - define the form once.
> Furthermore, when you have validation errors you don't need to code
> the TT loop to print them correctly, which is usually a royal pain
> in the lower backside.

Again, using TT to define widgets, this only need be done once inside
each macro.

Not arguing, just pointing out the possible.

I'm currently using HTML::Widget but struggling with styling.

Dave Hodgkinson - Music photography

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