We almost finished implementing a long-standing feature request,
introducing MVC / MVVM for Web Applications (like RubyOnRails) in mORMot.
This is a huge step forward, opening new perspectives not only to our
framework, but for the Delphi community.
In respect to the existing
MVC frameworks for Delphi, our solution is closer to Delphi On Rails (by the
pattern) than the Delphi MVC
Framework or XMM.
The mORMot point of view is unique, and quite powerful,
since it is integrated with other parts of our framework, as its ORM/ODM or interface-based services.
Of course, this is a work in progress, so you are welcome to put your feedback,
patches or new features!
We will now explain how to build a MVC/MVVM web application using
mORMot, starting from the "30
- MVC Server" sample.
First of all,
check the source in our GitHub repository: two
.pas files, and
a set of minimalist Mustache
This little web application publishes a simple BLOG, not fully finished yet
(this is a Sample, remember!).
But you can still execute it in your desktop browser, or any mobile device
(thanks to a simple Bootstrap-based responsive design), and see the
articles list, view one article and its comments, view the author information,
log in and out.
This sample is implemented as such:
TSQLRestServerDB ORM over a SQlite3 database
|Mustache template engine in the Views sub-folder
|Defined as one
For the sake of the simplicity, the sample will create some fake data in its
own local SQlite3 database, the first time it is executed.