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necrodome (2) [Avatar] Offline
#1
I was reading the presentation @ http://benvinegar.github.com/seamless-talk/#/
So, with the new findings demonstrated at the presentation, how relevant is that book currently?
benvinegar (68) [Avatar] Offline
#2
Re: iframe vs embedded javascript
So, you're talking about the "seamless" iframe attribute. Which as the slides indicate, isn't actually supported by any stable browser.

But even if it were, it really has little to no impact on the content of the book. While seamless may make some iframed widgets a little more flexible (in the future), those widgets will still be incredibly inflexible relative to applications that have third-party JavaScript executing on the parent document.

If anything, you would probably be using the seamless attribute, along with the techniques from the book, in tandem.

- Ben

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necrodome (2) [Avatar] Offline
#3
Re: iframe vs embedded javascript
Thanks for the answer, Ben.

I was more asking for the case of serving the content in an iframe vs generating the actual content and the related DOM with javascript (as in the rewrite of Disqus 2012)
benvinegar (68) [Avatar] Offline
#4
Re: iframe vs embedded javascript
Ah, right. Well, if you were to go that route, I'd say that a good chunk of the content from Chapter 3 (Rendering) would become less relevant. But that's a small part of the book as a whole.