Am evaluating the use of HTC for a web based project, please shed light on performance issue of HTC components if any?
Here is the syntax for an HTC component to be used as a grid. The data source, converter & transformer are the xml & xsl files feeding data and information to render the data on UI. So if I use a grid component in a dynamic web page, say on an asp page, first request will load the page with HTML component. If the data.xml is dynamic, and the HTC will fetch the data(xml) from the server on a next request & xsl files in the same fashion. Isn’t it bringing more server round trips due to the multiple requests to load the page & data? Or did I misunderstand the concept? The XML data will be dynamic which is obtained on some processing on the server side while the xsl files will be static. If there are more than one HTC on a page, in effect won’t the page loading be slow?
<ui:grid id="theGrid1" dataSource="../book_data.xml" converter="../book_to_grid.xsl" transformer="../transformer.xsl" width="700" height="200" showColumnHeaders="true" columnSelect="true"/>