[TYPO3-templavoila] Public Release of the TV Framework I Use

Fernando Arconada falcifer2001 at yahoo.es
Thu Jul 16 08:24:54 CEST 2009


I have written the RFC #11521 in the list typo3.teams.templavoila
Would you mind to attach a patch with your look&feel changes? your 
look&feel it's a really big improvement

Kind Regards

Fernando Arconada

El Wed, 15 Jul 2009 10:26:36 -0500, Ron Hall escribió:

> Hello Fernando,
>> a) you have made some changes to improve the BE layout. Would you mind
>> to
>> make a patch and submit it? that look&feel it's something that TV must
>> have
> Most of the changes are CSS and JavaScript in the DS. But to allow those
> to work I had to add CSS classes in one TV file. This modified TV file I
> use was recently submitted as a feature request. I wish I could give you
> the exact number in the bug tracker but the system acted up and I
> inadvertently submitted the same request multiple times. But the number
> will be either 0011516, 0011517, 0011518 or 0011519
> I also submitted two other feature requests (0011520 & 0011521)
>> b) I was working in a similar project and i was considering using YAML
>> (yaml.de is a CSS framework) to get something like the one you got. Why
>> you are using you own CSS framework and not YUI or YAML? i think that a
>> "standard" framework it's better for everyone
> The reality is that there is no "standard" framework out there. There
> are popular frameworks (YUI, YAML, 960 grid and blueprint) but no matter
> which you choose most people will have to learn it. I am aware of YAML
> but have not studied it. It has been sometime since I looked at YUI and
> when I did it was brief. I am more familiar with 960 gird and blueprint.
> The developer of 960 is a friend of mine and the best front end coder I
> know.
> I have learned from CSS frameworks particularly when it comes to the
> reset, but at least with the way that 960 and blueprint handle the
> widths of content blocks they do not mesh with how I want my sites to
> work. I do not know if YAML or YUI do the same. In the 960 and blueprint
> frameworks, they use classes to set widths of content blocks. In the
> case of blueprint it would use a class of "span-12" to indicate the
> width of a content block and if you wanted that to be half as wide as
> wide then you would need to change that to "span-6." I do not like
> changing the HTML source for changes like this. I prefer to name the
> block (e.g. contentBlock-1) and set the width in my CSS file. This means
> if the width of that block changes I just need to edit the CSS file not
> multiple HTML files.
> I respect these frameworks and actually use a blueprint/960 type
> approach for handling table columns widths in the RTE (maybe some day I
> will have time to document that), but I have chosen the route I have
> because it fits how I work.
>> c) I miss some technical domentation in the side of Typoscript. For
>> example how did you do the conditional include of the "field_feature".
> The conditional for the feature is in the core TypoScript of the
> framework but it is an automatic thing. If the user puts content in the
> feature area then the feature and its pre & post code objects will be
> generated. If the user does not put content there (or it is hidden) then
> none of those items will be generated.
> Thanks,
> Ron Hall
> Busy Noggin, Inc.

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