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Using WebScript

WebScript is the WebObjects scripting language. It is simple and easy to learn. You use it to write the logic of application, session, and component objects in WebObjects. This chapter describes WebScript and how it fits into the WebObjects application.

Table of Contents

The WebScript Language
Declaring Variables
The id Data Type
Making Assignments
Messaging in WebScript
Creating Objects
Writing Your Own Methods
What is self?
Scripted Classes
"Modern" WebScript Syntax
Using WebScript in a WebObjects Application
The Role of Scripts in a WebObjects Application
Visitors Example
The Duration of a Component
Variables and Scope
Variables and Scope: a Summary
Accessing and Sharing Variables
WebScript Language Summary
A Note to Objective-C Developers

Related Topics

Object-Oriented Concepts: a Quick Overview
What Are the Origins of WebScript?

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