"proof-of-concept" Revolution Online Open Dictionary at revcoders.org

Josh Mellicker josh at dvcreators.net
Fri Nov 2 05:25:52 EDT 2007


SORRY!

There is a bug in this stack when sending multiline comments. So you  
cannot currently add comments with it :-(

The website still works fine though :-)


On Nov 2, 2007, at 1:21 AM, Josh Mellicker wrote:

> I think this "proof-of-concept" experiment has now crossed the line  
> into "no going back" :-)
>
>
> I have uploaded a stack here:
>
> http://revcoders.org/resources/revcoders_db_api.rev.zip
>
>
> It is a Revolution stack that:
>
>  - filters a list of Revolution dictionary terms with each  
> character typed in a search box
>
>  - once a term is clicked on in the list, grabs the Revolution Open  
> Access Dictionary term definition from the database along with all  
> user-provided tips and code snippets for that term
>
>  - allows you to add your own helpful tip, code snippet, caveat or  
> link to your stack or webpage relevant to that term
>
> (try one of the below, those are the ones with comments so far)
>
>     *  vScroll
>     *  create folder
>     *  binaryEncode
>     *  binaryDecode
>     *  pendingMessages
>
> ---------------------
>
> features:
>
>  - a scrolling group of groups
>
>  - a "live search" text box
>
>  - a smart scrollbar that turns on when needed
>
>  - a demonstration of seamless interaction with a remote database
>
> Hope you enjoy it.
>
> PLEASE take a moment and add just one helpful tip or nifty code  
> snippet to a term, it would be a valuable experiment to see how  
> this could work.
>
> There is plenty yet to be done... please reply if you have  
> suggestions for next steps, or what could be done to make it more  
> useful than what you're using now, or would like to help.
>
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