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AJAX via jQuery in an Objective-C WebObjects app

As with using jQuery for DHTML, this was surprisingly easy. To make it simple to follow along I’ve published the source code to SignUp, a sample app. SignUp’s default page is comprised of two WebObjects components: Main is the top-level page (including the jQuery script) and SignUpForm implements the form. As described in the previous […]

Server-side Objective-C

Recently, Kevin Lawler posted an “Informal Technical Note” saying that Apple could clean up on licence sales if only they’d support web backend development. There are only two problems with this argument: it’s flawed, and the precondition probably won’t be met. I’m sure there is an opportunity for server-side programming with Objective-C, but it won’t […]