[webkit-dev] Server side DOM manipulation with javascript

Justin Haygood jhaygood at spsu.edu
Fri Jan 13 14:45:49 PST 2006

The parsing would then be a hackified KDOM, right?

On 1/13/06, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> On Jan 13, 2006, at 1:33 PM, Justin Haygood wrote:
> If you want help with creating a Windows based application that utilizes
> JavaScriptCore, get in touch with me via email.. justin.haygood at gmail.comor via AIM at jhaygood86
> I've been playing around with it, and figured out how to do it the other
> day.
> On 1/12/06, Benoit Marchant <marchant at gmail.com > wrote:
> >
> > Hi
> >
> > I'm exploring the possibility of using javascript server side as a
> > templating language, in the context of AJAX applications. To that end
> > both a javascript engine and a DOM document, ideally available as
> > "document" from javascript, are needed. The idea is to be able to
> > reuse the same code server and client side. The DOM document class
> > could be a native one eventually, like the XMLDocument class in Windows.
> >
> > In that context, I don't need rendering, which means that WebCore is
> > most likely more than I would need in that regard. To be more
> > specific, I'm targeting xhtml, and the server would most likely be
> > running Windows. Apparently JavascriptCore now compile and run on
> > windows. Any feedback on real usage there ?
> >
> > Has someone tried that before ? What would be involved in
> > implementing such a solution ?
> >
> >
> JavaScriptCore does run on Windows, but you won't have the DOM stuff.
> WebKit is actually reasonably efficient in a non-rendering context. If you
> inhibit loading of subresources via delegate methods, and disable rendering
> with a user stylesheet that forces display: none, the parsing is faster than
> many completely non-GUI parsing libraries, and you get a full DOM that you
> can manipulate, including the Window object.
> Regards,
> Maciej
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