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Guilded is a framework for building web based components centered around current web standards and best practices. The current framework is written in ruby, but could be ported to other languages.
Guilded also seeks to provide a standardized CSS framework for creating layouts that are reusable and predictable.
Guilded will utilize the currently existing RubyGems system to package its components. A new Guilded component will be packaged in a Gem and have a dependency on the guilded gem.
The Guilded-Base gem contains the framework to build Guilded components.
Automatic addition of jQuery 1.3.2 library.
Automatic addition of Yahoo's reset-min.css.
Redefinition of jQuery's $ method to $j and running jQuery in no conflict mode to allow other libraries to retain control of the $ method.
Definition of convenience method $jc(). Equivalent to jQuery( '.' + className ).
Definition of convenience method $jid(). Equivalent to jQuery( '#' + idName ).
The assets required for each component are added by the author to a central data store. When the view helper to create the component is called, these assets are added to the asset store. This results in a single method call with some options to use a Guilded component.
For CSS assets, Guilded simply loops through the collection of CSS assets creating an HTML link tag for each asset, or one HTML link tag for the cached version of these asset(s), when running in production mode.
jQuery 1.3.2 (included in Guilded)
gem sources -a http://gems.github.com sudo gem install midas-guilded
Add to environment file:
config.gem "guilded", :version => '0.1.0'
script/generate guilded_config script/generate guilded_assets
Edit the settings file at config/initializers/load_guilded_settings.rb. Change any of these settings to reflect how you would like Guilded to be configured. If you change where any file(s) are configured to be located, then also move the respective file(s).
Copyright © 2009 C. Jason Harrelson
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