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From Bill Dudney <bdud...@mac.com>
Subject Re: wrap up from the software summit
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 15:52:29 GMT
Hey Andrus,

Sorry for being lazy... I should have known this, I thought our site  
was still being pulled from the objectspace site, but I didn't look  
into it.

Thanks,
-bd-

On Oct 30, 2006, at 7:24 AM, Andrus Adamchik wrote:

> Hi Bill,
>
> Here is the routine:
>
> 1. check out the site sources from here:
>
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/cayenne/site/
>
> 2. Update the contents in xdocs/xml/index.xml
>
> 3. Build with ant (just type "ant")
>
> 4. Check that "target/index.html" looks the way you like it.
>
> 5. Follow the instructions printed by Ant, namely:
>
>      [echo] ==== To update the site, commit the changes and then do  
> this:
>      [echo] # ssh people.apache.org
>      [echo] # cd /www/incubator.apache.org/cayenne/ && svn up
>      [echo]
>
>
> Andrus
>
>
> On Oct 28, 2006, at 4:42 PM, Bill Dudney wrote:
>
>> Andrus,
>>
>> I added a news item but I don't know how to update the home page.
>>
>> Info appreciated.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> -bd-
>>
>> On Oct 28, 2006, at 9:46 AM, Bill Dudney wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> Just wanted to let you all know about last week @ the software  
>>> summit (www.softwaresummit.com).
>>>
>>> I presented;
>>>
>>> http://bill.dudney.net/roller/resources/bill/Cayenne.pdf
>>>
>>> at the conference.
>>>
>>> There were about 600 people there and about 60 or 70 made it to  
>>> one of the talks I did on Cayenne. Generally everyone liked the  
>>> idea of Cayenne, there was a broad range of experience with R/O  
>>> mapping, some had done hibernate but many were doing straight  
>>> JDBC or iBatis. The JDBC'ers were very impressed with Cayenne,  
>>> and the hibernater's were pumped about the modeler :-)
>>>
>>> Over all Cayenne was well received and I hope to see at least a  
>>> little of an uptick in the user list and maybe a new developer or  
>>> two.
>>>
>>> A couple of specific observations;
>>>
>>> 1) JPA support was high on many folks list of stuff that they  
>>> wanted to see.
>>> 2) One of the guys at the show backed up cayenne modeler to his  
>>> 500+ table oracle db and the modeler pulled in all the metadata  
>>> flawlessly. He was quite impressed!
>>> 3) A lot of people still don't get the R/O thing. I was surprised  
>>> at the # of folks using iBatis to manage complex object graphs  
>>> and essentially re-implementing the relationship handling code on  
>>> top of iBatis.
>>>
>>> If you have any notes or comments on the preso please feel free  
>>> to send them to me. I'll be updating the preso and giving it  
>>> again I'm sure. On that note it is licensed under creative  
>>> commons so feel free to use it at your local JUG or whatever to  
>>> spread the word about Cayenne.
>>>
>>> TTFN,
>>>
>>> -bd-
>>
>>
>


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