On-Rev v. revBrowser v. revWeb etc. (was: Check out Jerry's new videos)
revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Sat May 8 05:46:25 EDT 2010
On 8 May 2010, at 10:30, Peter Alcibiades wrote:
> OK, just to be clear, is this how it is?
> -- If you have subscribed to the on-rev hosting service, you can
> then write
> and host pages on it, using any text editor, which will allow any web
> browser to run your web apps, but only (at least at the moment) from
> on-rev server run by Rev itself.
Yes, because it's server-side scripting. All the compilation and
execution of Rev script is taking place on the On-Rev server. The
viewer's browser just sees the results of the script, usually as HTML.
> -- if you have the desktop rev-web client, you can debug the pages
> you have
> written for the rev-web hosting service, online. However, you don't
> have to
> have this to run and manage the pages.
> -- If you have revBrowser, you can display any web pages in Rev
There's no revBrowser separate revBrowser product any more, it's part
of the core engine these days. But yes, it's basically a browser
window embedded within your Rev stack.
> -- if you have the browser plugin, you can run revlets, ie stacks
> compiled for the web, in the browser with that plugin, and these can
> hosted anyplace you can get anyone to host them, including locally.
> Is that how it goes? So if you're running and writing for Linux,
> you can
> write pages for the rev-web server, and they will run in any browser
> on any
> OS including Linux, but the only way to do that is by subscribing to
> hosting service.
Yes. I think the On-Rev engine is still due to be released for people
to install on their own servers at some stage.
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