I’ve been running silent for a little while because of some project work at the office which has kicked up. There are a lot of things going on and I’ve been recharging on the nights and weekends. But it’s been a few weeks since I posted anything so I thought I would throw out something that was kinda interesting last week.
One of the areas of the project involves transforming a document for display that’s stored in a non-html xml dialect. It’s something which has been implemented in xsl since the last millenium but the current requirements stretch the use of that technology past it’s breaking point. You’re not able to produce links with mvc’s helpers, you can’t yield control to render media or widgets, etc.
You can overcome those types of challenges of course, but it’s a good place to take a moment and explore the alternatives. This blog post is about one of those alternatives we decided against. It’s really cool but seemed far too tricky remain practical over a long period of time.
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