(19) United States
(12) Patent Application Publication (io) Pub. No.: US 2003/0221162 Al
Sridhar (43) Pub. Date: Nov. 27,2003
(54) META-TEMPLATES IN WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT AND METHODS THEREFOR
(76) Inventor: Mandayam Andampillai Sridhar, San
Jose, CA (US)
P.O. BOX 700640
SAN JOSE, CA 95170-0640 (US)
(21) Appl. No.: 10/017,901
(22) Filed: Dec. 14, 2001
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(51) Int. CI.7 G06F 17/00
(52) U.S. C I 715/501.1
A computer-implemented method for creating a plurality of webpages, which includes providing a meta-template having therein at least one of a tag and a variable. There is included providing a user data model. There is further included expanding the meta-template against the first user data model using a template expander at build time, thereby obtaining a template. There is further included expanding the template at run time against a data source, thereby obtaining codes implementing a webpage.