e4xd and jhino - javascript server-side soft-coding

A new and experimental core for a complete rewrite of Openmocha.

The e4xd sub-project provides the javascript server-side for the Openmocha project, a javascript application server with a "soft-coding" framework.

The soft-coding allows modifications and development work from the "inside" of the running web application. The behavior of the web application can be changed in ways that closely relates to the hierarchical content structure of the resulting website, without the need to "hard-code" these changes in code files.

Every content object becomes "sovereign" and can define its own behavior, overriding what it would inherit from the hard-coded prototypes or from other soft-coded objects higher up in the content structure hierarchy.

The e4xd objectengine leverages naming conventions for hard-coded filenames and soft-coded object property names to overlay the hard-coded and soft-coded properties and methods and determine the behavior of an object at runtime.

Internally, these conventions follow the existing ones of the Helma framework, but expand that philosophy, adding additional conventions and accomodating to the needs of the soft-coding environment.

The jhino sub-project provides a base application scaffold for the soft-coding environment. It leverages the e4xd object engine and adds an additional layer of conventions, resulting in a basic scaffold for a working base application with CRUD type functionality and access control. Basically, jhino already provides a fully working soft-coding environment, but requires the standard Helma development tools such as the shell and inspector to do the actual "soft-coding".

The e4xd javascript server-side currently requires a patched version of Helma and Rhino. In the case of Rhino, e4xd depends on the JOMP patch and Helma needs to be modified to do the additional file suffix mapping required by e4xd.

Getting Started

  • You need to have Java installed
  • download Openmocha
  • extract the downloaded archive
  • execute ./start.sh (or start.bat on Windows)
  • create an admin account at http://localhost:8080/exampleapp/register
  • copy the authentication code to the server.properties file
  • login at http://localhost:8080/exampleapp/login

 

Prerequisites and System Requirements

To run OpenMocha a Java Virtual Machine 1.4 or better is required.

For FreeBSD and other operating systems with ports collection you may install a JRE or JDK from the ports collection. For Windows, Linux and Solaris you can get a Java runtime or development kit from http://java.sun.com/j2se/downloads/. If you are on Mac OS X then you already have a Java runtime that will work well with OpenMocha.

While you can integrate OpenMocha with other tools such as Apache and MySQL, you do not have to. OpenMocha is pre-configured to be deployed on its own and comes with a built-in object oriented database and web server.

Getting started with OpenMocha

On the e4xd.org site, you should be able to find a working build to download and simply start with ./start.sh

For FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X and other Unix flavors, start the Helma framework by invoking ./start.sh from the command line. On Windows, invoke start.bat instead.

If the java command can not be found, make sure the JAVA_HOME environment variable is set to the location of your Java installation.

With Helma running, you should be able to connect using your browser and the URL http://127.0.0.1:8080/ or http://localhost:8080/

To initialize the setup, complete the user registration form at http://127.0.0.1:8080/exampleapp/register and follow the instructions to copy the security information into the server.properties file. You may then login to your new OpenMocha server via http://127.0.0.1:8080/exampleapp/login and start configuring and deploying your web applications.

Installing jhino modules in a existing Helma setup

In addition to the full openmocha build, there is also a build that contains only the jhino modules and patched jar files, in order to add jhino to your own helma install. You would need to replace the helma.jar and rhino.jar in your Helma install with the patched versions. The "objectengine" and "jhino" modules are expected to be placed in Helma's modules directory and the exampleapp would normally go into Helma's apps directory. You could then start the example app from your manage application or add it to the apps.properties file to have it start automatically.

More info and help

Other than what you find on the (possibly not yet existing) e4xd.org website, the best places to get in touch are the openmocha mailing list and google group or the #helma@irc.freenode.net IRC channel .

Also, in case you are new to Helma, you of course need to add the helma.org website and mailing lists to the top of that list.

To get in touch with me directly, you should find additional contact information on the zumbrunn.com site.

Chris Zumbrunn < chris@zumbrunn.com > http://zumbrunn.com

22.1.2008, 16:35

Additional Filename Conventions

Over the past days, I did some experimenting with the JOMP patch for Rhino and the mapping of additional filename extensions to HopObject properties. I probably took it a bit to far and made the list of supported file suffixes to long, even introducing duplicates, but I would like to propose supporting additional filename based conventions for Helma 1.7.

Here is what I added for my experiments:

foo.macro --> becomes a hobj.foo_macro function with "params" as first argument
foo.get --> becomes a hobj.foo_action_get function
foo.post --> becomes a hobj.foo_action_post function
foo.put --> becomes a hobj.foo_action_put function
foo.delete --> becomes a hobj.foo_action_delete function
foo.e4x --> becomes a hobj.foo_e4x xml object
foo.json --> becomes a hobj.foo_json js object

Then I also needed a mapping that would not be generally useful, but only interesting in the context of my experiments:

foo.control --> becomes a hobj.foo_control function with "view" as first argument

And on top of all that, I added some duplicates:

foo.view --> the same as foo.skin
foo.action --> the same as foo.hac

The helma patch that resulted in:

name type size
helma.txt text/plain 8648 bytes

Maybe instead of adding direct built-in support for additional filename conventions to Helma, we could instead add functionality that would make it easy to script/configure such additional conventions as needed.

I also added this proposal to the helma wiki, where you can leave comments .

21.1.2008, 17:02

Update to Helma 1.6.1

Besides a few new features, like the newly added res.resetBuffer() method and the ability to name type.properties files after their prototype, this update brings bug fixes in many different areas. See the changelog for the detailed list of fixes.

The new 1.6.1 version of Helma also includes an updated version of Rhino, with some E4X related fixes. The new packages now also include the jala modules and updated documentation .

Don't hesitate! Go download it! It's good for you!

9.1.2008, 16:02

Netscape, the browser, to live one more month

At this point of course just a case of totally unimportant historical Internet trivia . The surprising thing is not that the Netscape browser will finally die, but that it was still alive until now. I hadn't noticed ;-)

From the comments on the slashdot posting ... tieTYT tells an anecdote about what AOL did to Netscape:

[...]one of the things they did was realize that pop-up blocking was one of the new cool things for browsers to have. But the marketing team stepped in and said, "Hold on just a second. We can't have the browser blocking OUR pop-ups." So they added rule to block all pop-ups except those that came from the netscape web page.
The netscape homepage happened to have a pop-up on it and of course, this is the default home page of the browser. When you initially ran netscape, first thing you saw was a pop-up and the page behind it claiming, "New Feature: pop-up blocker".

You can't escape bad karma. What AOL does to Netscape, Time Warner tends to do to AOL. We'll see.

29.12.2007, 21:09

Heavyweight Champion of the World by Reverend and the Makers

"If you are not living on the edge you take up to much room."

28.12.2007, 19:20

SimpleDB vs CouchDB

One thing that Matthew King's comparison doesn't mention is the 1024 byte per attribute value limit of Amazon's SimpleDB , which means it's really more an index for what you put into S3 .

16.12.2007, 21:59

Nuclear plants in Switzerland are modern Orgetorixism

Ein Atomkraftwerk in der Schweiz ist moderner Orgetorixismus.

Nuff said.

15.12.2007, 9:58

Helma powered AppJet - Takeoff!

David Greenspan, JD Zamfirescu, and Aaron Iba have released AppJet . Like OpenMocha , it's a web-based soft-coding framework that streamlines the easy development and deployment of small web apps using server-side javascript and like OpenMocha, it's powered by Helma.

Unlike OpenMocha, they went the extra miles of making the framework very approachable by well integrating AppJet online hosting of your custom apps, by designing the framework in a way that I think developers used to PHP like environments will appreciate and by gearing it towards very simple, small apps at the beginning.

The key that enables a hosted app service like this to deploy many small apps from many users without fuss is to properly seal the server-side javascript environments of the different apps from each other. Security is the main factor there of course, but efficiency is the other. I've been experimenting with this a bit for a future update to OpenMocha and learned that it is trickier than I would like it to be.

No surprise then that this is exactly the area of their code that they consider to be their crown jules and that they won't be able to open source. They do intend to open-source the Javascript framework that runs within (and around, presumably) that virtualization. Actually, the source of the framework that runs within the virtualization is already visible online .

I particularly like the way they encourage appjet apps to be an open collection, in a sense becoming an appjet code library. That's an aspect that already was very successful in the old days of WebCrossing and that I think is an essential part of a web-soft-coding environment.

Indeed, facilitating easy code reuse and sharing is a focal point that would benefit the Helma community at large as well. I need to setup something like a code bin, where we can easily upload, categorize, search and find code snippets for reuse in other Helma apps.

14.12.2007, 12:01

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> Hang You From the Heavens by The Dead Weather
> Web-based editing of sandboxed server-side javascript apps
> PubSubHub against spam and walled gardens
> CometD at a glance
> Be part of the solution, not part of the problem
> Get Around by Neil Young
> Surrender by Cheap Trick
> A car has nothing to do with a carpet
> ES5 Candidate Specification
> ReverseHttp and RelayHttp
> The best solution is that one isn't needed
> New Eclipse Helma plugin project
> Is the Bespin web-based code editor the ideal future ServerJS IDE?
> Server-Side Javascript Standard Library
> First Soleil on Mont-Soleil
> Rhinola 0.8 - Server JS reduced to the minimum
> Helma turns 1.6.3
> Helma 1.6.3-rc3 ready for testing
> Helma 1.6.3 Release Candidate 2
> Release Candidate 1 of Helma 1.6.3
> Helma at the 2008 OpenExpo in Zurich
> Large Hadron Collider
> Ecmascript Harmony
> The A-Z of Programming Languages jumps to Javascript
> Fresh Javascript IDE in Ganymede Eclipse release
> Helma at the Linuxwochen in Linz
> Brendan on the state of Javascript evolution
> Stuff by George Carlin
> Is AppleScript done?
> ES4 Draft 1 and ES3.1 Draft 1
> Want ES4 in Helma today?
> SquirrelFish!
> Permaculture 101
> ES4 comes to IE via Screaming Monkey
> Apple's position on ECMAScript 4 proposals
> Helma Meeting Spring 2008
> Attila Szegedi about Rhino, Helma and Server-Side Javascript, and scripting on the JVM in general
> Helma 1.6.2 ready to download
> Larry Lessig's case for creative freedom
> Earthlings - Can you face the truth?
> The Story of Stuff
> A Quick Start to Hello World
> The Overlooked Power of Javascript
> Adobe's position on ES4 features, plus the Flex 3 SDK source code is now available under the MPL
> Solar cell directly splits water for hydrogen
> Asynchronous Beer and Geeking and other opportunities to talk about Helma, Rhino and Javascript on the server-side
> Openmocha and Jhino updated to 0.8
> Even more Server-side Javascript with Jaxer
> e4xd and jhino - javascript server-side soft-coding
> Additional Filename Conventions
> Update to Helma 1.6.1
> Netscape, the browser, to live one more month
> Heavyweight Champion of the World by Reverend and the Makers
> SimpleDB vs CouchDB
> Nuclear plants in Switzerland are modern Orgetorixism
> Helma powered AppJet - Takeoff!
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