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From Shameera Rathnayaka <>
Subject Re: Initiating GSoC Project - JSON support and JSON to XML bidirectional conversion for Airavata
Date Thu, 06 Jun 2013 04:43:39 GMT
Hi Danushka,

Thanks for your suggestions and thoughts. we can list down all pros and
cons of each approach and select the best approach base on the results. As
Danushka has mentioned, we need to consider the effort and time too when we
do this selection.

@Lahiru, It would be very good, if we can know your point of on this too.

@All, you are welcome to add your thoughts on these approaches.


On Wed, Jun 5, 2013 at 5:42 AM, Danushka Menikkumbura <> wrote:

> Sorry for the late reply as I have been busy with a release for the last
> few days.
> This was the plan (This is suggested as the first approach in my proposal),
> > but to implement this we need to use java inside the JS. From developer
> > perspective it is not a good idea as there are difficulties to debug and
> > lack of tooling support.
> I would still opt for Airavata API inside JS for the following reasons.
> 1. The current API has been there for a while, hence well tested and
> stable. Therefore the chances are very slim that you will end up debugging
> through it for troubleshooting. If we have proper exception handling in the
> JS, we will easily see what went wrong in the API call.
> 2. Writing an API from the scratch will require more time and effort to
> make it stable. Moreover, debugging a JS API written from the scratch would
> be trickier than using a stable API inside it and checking for issues that
> may occur sporadically.
> 3. I am not a "JS guy" but NetBeans would be a better options in terms of
> tooling IMO.
> > Great, This means there won't be any issue choosing above approach, isn't
> > it? Could you please explain how we intend to support that with JS if we
> > don't need a RabbitMQ JS API?.
> >
> Frankly, I do not still see a need for JS API.
> Thanks,
> Danushka

Best Regards,
Shameera Rathnayaka.

email: shameera AT , shameerainfo AT
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