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From "Gregg Bolinger" <gdbol...@embeddedthought.com>
Subject Re: Install and Use
Date Tue, 27 May 2003 18:49:23 GMT
Thanks Tim!  You the man!

Gregg

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tim Colson" <tcolson@cisco.com>
To: "'Velocity Users List'" <velocity-user@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, May 27, 2003 1:47 PM
Subject: RE: Install and Use


> Gregg -
> 
> > That did help explain some things.  However, what about that 
> > Hello Velocity
> > World! example they show in the user giude.  Is there any way 
> > to get that to
> > work without a Servlet?  The user guide doesn't show what 
> > needs to be done to get that example to work the way it is.
> 
> Ha. I've been on the list for ages, and I don't think that one has come
> up.  ;-)
> 
> The User's Guide is for folks who are simply writing templates and to
> them how $foo becomes "Velocity" is just 'magic'.
> 
> The Developer's Guide is for folks who are making the magic. :-)
> 
> One of the [many many many] ways to make this magic happen would be to
> use the VelocityViewServlet from the VelocityTools sub-project. This
> would let you run Tomcat and place that Hello World snippet inside a
> "helloworld.vm" file which would be processed by the VelocityViewServlet
> using a VelocityEngine.
> 
> http://www.happysearch.com/velocity/tools/docs/view/
> 
> If you check this out of CVS and build it, there is a "simple.war" that
> does this exact thing I've described and can be dropped into the
> tomcat/webapps dir and It Should Just Work(tm). 
> 
> 
> -Timo
> 
> 
> 
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