[Grok-dev] Re: Grok Widgets / Fields (Was Re: Re: [grok-br] Grok 1.0 and beyond)

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Sun Jan 6 14:19:31 EST 2008

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Dirceu Pereira Tiegs wrote:
>> For an initial TODO list we have:
>>  * Widgets/fields/validation for email addresses, postal codes, URLs,
>> date / time, more?
>>  * Look at Martin Aspeli's kupu/formlib integration
>> (http://svn.plone.org/svn/plone/plone.app.form/branches/plip200-kupu-widget);
>>  * Look at collective.namedfile
>> (http://pypi.python.org/pypi/collective.namedfile);
>>  * Look at the tinymce-based widget from JW Kolman / Martijn Faasen;
>>  * Look at z3c.form and see if it is the best approach.
> There is also an implementation of KSS-based form validation for formlib
> for Plone 3.1 which may be interesting to look at. Being able to tell
> users about input errors immediately before they even submit the form
> improves the user experience a lot.

It should be pretty generalisable to non-Plone use cases as well. I'd be 
happy to re-license that code as ZPL if anyone wants it.


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