www.sitemesh.homeip.net is a proposal to replace the current SiteMesh website with emphasis on,

At this stage I am putting together some sample content. Once there is enough content, the SiteMesh team will be contacted to determine if they want to endorse this wiki.

Summary

SiteMesh is a web-page layout system that can be used to abstract common look and feel from the functionality of a web-application and to assemble large
webpages from smaller components. Pages and components can have meta-data extracted from them (such as body, title and meta-tags) which can be used by decorators (skins) that are applied.

SiteMesh won't tread on your toes or force you to work in a certain way (except for cleaner) - you install and carry on working as before. It seamlessly fits in with existing frameworks.

Forget the hype - just try it! You'll be impressed with how it can simplify things.

Contents of this page are still being written.

Diagram showing simple content decorated into multiple sites...

Pitch (like a commercial),

  1. Reduce application code by
  2. Truly segregate look and feel from
  3. Why not just use includes?

Proposed Reorganization of Sections