[TYPO3-50-general] TCEForms

Dan Frost dan at 3ev.com
Fri Oct 13 12:11:18 CEST 2006

Nice idea - and, yes, I am interested in designed a library such as
this. In fact, we have a load of code which does exactly this - will
post more info shortly.


Robert Lemke wrote:
> Hi Dan,
> Dan Frost schrieb:
>> I read somewhere that you want version 5 to look at reworking TCEForms -
>> is this the case?
> Hmm, wherever you read that ... ;-)
> The point is that we will change almost everything under the hood,
> including TCA, so we'll also have to find a new solution for forms.
> However, it's probably too early to make assumptions about it yet,
> because the implementation of the backend won't start until milestone
> four [1]. It also depends on how the 4.x backend evolves during the next
> months as that will be the model for the 5.0 backend.
> An old idea, and currently my favourite, is to create the 5.0 backend as
> just a regular TYPO3 website (with templates etc.). On the one hand that
> makes sure that you can access all functionality also from the frontend
> and on the other it allows for implementing other alternative backends
> in parallel. So, if we follow that idea, we'd need a general form
> rendering solution for frontend end backend purposes.
> What do you think about that? Would you be interested in designing such
> a generic forms library?
> Cheers,
> robert
> [1] http://typo3.org/teams/5.0-development/roadmap/

Dan Frost
Technical Director
3rd Eye Vision - 3ev.com

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