Blueprint: A Continuation-Based Web Framework

  • Alex Muscar
  • Mirel Cosulschi
Conference paper
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 237)


A relatively recent trend in the web framework world is the use of continuations to model user-interaction. This paper shows the design and implementation of such a framework using a dialect of the functional language Scheme. We will show that Scheme, or any other Lisp-like language, is an adequate language for web development due to its use of s-expressions and its functional nature. Our web framework will use s-expressions to represent layout information in a manner similar to HTML. The generated web pages are represented as XML and are then transformed to XHTML by means of an XSL transformation.


Logic Program Model International Conference Proceed Series Macro Site Lisp Dialect Serialize Data Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alex Muscar
    • 1
  • Mirel Cosulschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceUniversity of CraiovaCraiovaRomania

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