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From Edmond Kemokai <>
Subject Re: New webapp development kit using Groovy
Date Tue, 03 Jul 2018 22:30:31 GMT
interesting, I'll dig into Kiss to see if there are any Gems I find
useful...thanks for sharing.

On Tue, Jul 3, 2018 at 12:23 PM, Blake McBride <> wrote:

> Hi Edmond,
> I have done a number of web-based business applications over the years
> (e.g.,, ) and through it, a system
> began to emerge.  Having written other development tools over the years
> (e.g. Dynace <>, APLUtils
> <> ), I decided to tease out "the
> system", document it, and put it out there.  I do a lot of development, and
> this gives me a good starting point, and a good development environment.  I
> thought I'd share.
> I hadn't heard of your platform.  I'll definitely take a look.
> There is a UI component to Kiss, but that's not its focus.  Really, it has
> most of what I need except a grid control, and that's easy to find.  Having
> 30+ years in development, I have some good background experiences.  I've
> looked at some of the tools out there and found them to be big on the
> whiz-bang but very short on the meat and potatoes.  The need to solve real
> problems and my inability to find a satisfactory solution led me to Kiss.
> I suppose the "advanced facilities" would be the microservice architecture
> and the fact that you can create your own HTML tags/elements, as well as
> the fact that you can control the browser cache.  The microservices means
> that you can add, change, and delete web services without rebooting your
> web server.  Changes take affect immediately.  Creating your own HTML tags
> means that you can easily encapsulate and re-use common UI elements.  And
> having control over the browser cache means that you can be assured that
> your users are using the latest code while still taking maximal advantage
> of browser cache when the code hasn't changed.
> Thanks!
> Blake McBride
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2018 at 8:57 AM Edmond Kemokai <> wrote:
>> Hi Blake,
>> This is intriguing, what prompted you to create it? are you using it for
>> any projects?
>> At Codesolvent (, our platform which uses Groovy in a
>> somewhat related way via JSR-228, tackles similar problems.
>> Is there any sort of UI IDE component to this? You mentioned " advanced
>> development facilities ".

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