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Can I build Theia as a browser front-end widget only?

April 5, 2020 at 5:45pm

Can I build Theia as a browser front-end widget only?

April 5, 2020 at 5:45pm (Edited 2 years ago)
Theia noobie here. I'd like to use Theia without any runtime backend. I don't need access to the file system for example. I want to use JavaScript to load files into the file tree dynamically, and handle the save event myself.
Would this be possible? Does Theia have a JavaScript API to load files and can I use my own callback function to save files? Thanks a lot in advance!

April 5, 2020 at 5:53pm
thanks for the question! The framework is not designed to run without a backend and doing so would require significant effort and maintenance by the application developer. Please see the following answer for a similar question: https://github.com/eclipse-theia/theia/issues/6560#issuecomment-554605358
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