A simple Demo of how to deploy EJS templates from a stateful Node.js script
Last updated on April 4, 2019
This simple space demonstrates the use of EJS in a stateful environment. EJS stands for
This app uses a stateful top-down paradigm, meaning that when a screen is displayed, the Node.js code
is paused to wait for the user's input. In a stateful program, EJS screens can intermingle with Rich
Display screens built using the Visual Designer tool.
Strongly typed fields
This app uses strongly typed fields and the pjs.define() API.
However, for business applications, being able to explicitly specify a data type can be extremely useful. For example,
you may want to strongly type an amount field, so that it can only hold numeric data with a specific precision (length
and decimal positions). In a business application, putting character data into an amount field should raise an exception.