Amber CouchApp framework

Mentor: Davorin Ruševljan
Second mentor:
Level: Intermediate
Submitted proposal to Melange: Rahul Gandhi
Invited students: Rahul Gandhi
Students interested: Rahul Gandhi(very), Prasanth Karri


CouchApps, are javascript HTML applications which use CouchDB as backend, but also get served directly from CouchDB server. Purpose of this project would be to provide means that such applications can be developed easily with Amber Smalltalk.

Technical Details

Currently Amber uses WebDav interface to store source code. This should be overridden to store it into the couchdb. Proper way of including of all amber generated javasciprt files should also be found.

Benefits to the Student

Getting to know development process of CouchDB and Amber Smalltalk applications

Benefits to the Community

Amber CouchApps would be very simple to deploy and provide combined powers of Smalltalk and CouchDB.

Updated: 9.4.2013