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From Jeff Turner <j...@socialchange.net.au>
Subject Re: [Vote] Getting started with a Phoenix app
Date Sun, 21 Oct 2001 02:24:37 GMT
That would be really excellent :) Having never really gotten into Phoenix, I'd
be your first customer;)

I'd have thought 'lazy approval' applies here, but +0 anyway.

--Jeff

On Sun, Oct 21, 2001 at 12:18:03AM +0100, Paul Hammant wrote:
> I'm speaking to lots of Open Source people about their projects and 
> porting to Avalon/Phoenix.  In some cases they are keen on migration, in 
> others keen on dual mode.  In all cases they don't know where to start. 
>  Now HelloWorld is a simple example, but it's highly tied to the rest of 
> Cornerstone.  
> 
> I'd like to, if all are in agreement, have an even leaner demo that is 
> included in the phoenix project.  
> 
> It would :
> 
> 1) only be included in Phoenix's source distribution
> 2) also be a separate self contained source distibution
> 3) have a build target in the parent build script that makes the child 
> source distribution.
> 
> Imagine a dir in phoenix called "newbie-sample" that contains:
> 
> readme.txt
> build.bat
> build.sh
> build.xml (not phoenix's one)
> src/java/foo/Bar.java
> src/java/foo/Fred.java
> src/java/foo/Wilma.java
> src/javafoo/Bar.xinfo
> src/conf/sample-assembly.xml
> src/conf/sample-config.xml
> src/conf/sample-server.xml
> src/manifest/server.mf
> 
> Imaging invoking "build sample" in Phoenix's main build script that 
> makes a zip that includes the above plus:
> 
> lib\cornerstone.bar
> lib\cornerstone-compilation.jar
> lib\logkit.jar
> lib\avalon-framework.jar
> lib\avalon-excalibur-20010919.jar
> lib\avalon-scratchpad-20010919.jar
> lib\phoenix-client-20010922.jar
> 
> This would allow the zip (phoenix-app-for-newbies.zip) be unzipped and 
> newbie to start work making a SAR compatible server application.  Of 
> course the build.xml file would contain the bare minimum of build 
> targets as often people are new to Ant as well.  The newbie would have 
> to get Ant 1.4.1 and edit the build.bat file to set ANT_HOME if they 
> have not installed Ant.
> 
> Votes/Opinions please?
> 
> - PH

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