All Flavour components are denoted as HTML tags or attributes named like this:
<std:foreach var="fib" in="values"> <li> <html:text value="fib"/> </li> </std:foreach>
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All components are grouped in component packages, denoted by prefix.
Flavour provides the number of standard component packages:
- std – contains components that correspond to control flow statements of
programming languages, for example
std:foreach, which renders its body multiple times and
std:if, which renders its body if a certain condition holds.
- attr – contains components to declare attributes with dynamically computed values.
- event – contains components to bind events to methods of the view class.
- html – contains components to work with HTML-specific DOM.
Note that there’s no magic behind these components, they are built upon the same API you can use to create custom components. If you want to learn standard components a little deeper, you can examine their source code.