Getting started web developpement with GNU Guile (with guile fibers) and BiwaScheme

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Amirouche Boubekki

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May 6, 2017, 2:52:32 PM5/6/17
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I made a screencast explaining how I would start building a poll application
using by favorite tools of the moment.

There GNU Guile in the backend using the new guile-fibers to run the http server
workers.

In the frontend I use BiwaScheme with snabbdom library for interacting with the
browser.

BiwaScheme is a Scheme interpreter written in JavaScript.

Snabbdom is library that implement a diff+patch algorithm which allows to declare
how the page will look and it make it happen. It also handles bindings events to
callbacks. The use of snabbdom is bound to scheme and its use is transparent.

The first video, I try to explain what tools I will use and sort of why. It's not
very interesting https://youtu.be/i47QgE0ihSw

The second video, I tackle an issue in forward.scm, basically I am bug hunting in
the browser: https://youtu.be/to8vdri82_E

The last is the most interesing, it restart where I left it in the previous video
with basically a minimal frontend (so you might want to look at the 20 last minutes
of the second video). Anyway, then it goes on to allow the frontend (client side)
to communicate with the backend (server side) using HTTP: https://youtu.be/ePiHp1lgbas

The code can be found @ https://framagit.org/a-guile-mind/azul

azul means "hello" in amazigh.

Happy hacking!

~ amz3 ~ http://hyperdev.fr


Amirouche Boubekki

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May 30, 2017, 3:30:17 PM5/30/17
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I made another vidéo presenting the  whole stack and how biwascheme is used frontend side.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aC0_Br9KWP4&index=7&list=PL_jCPpfzyfeqqEcioz71x5XvXnq9UABdK

Damien Mattei

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Dec 17, 2017, 3:26:19 AM12/17/17
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very interesting, thank you for this video,
i have not a lot of time to do my own video,
i wrote a little tutorial on how to make backends in scheme for web servers,
it's here:
https://sidonie.oca.eu/Sidonie/technical-doc.html
some codes can be easily browsed here:
https://github.com/damien-mattei/Jbigl
https://github.com/damien-mattei/Jkawa
damien
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