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From Amit Das <amit....@cloudbyte.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] CSS framework for CloudStack UI
Date Wed, 18 Sep 2013 06:23:18 GMT
Hi Brian,

I agree with Edison on usage of grunt & using maven-exec to call grunt.

Will wait for your repository that has your experiments.
I believe setting up the Maven tasks will be a one-time setting & should
work without issues.


Regards,
Amit
*CloudByte Inc.* <http://www.cloudbyte.com/>


On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 5:49 AM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:

> How about use maven-exec->call grunt->compile CSS?
> http://addyosmani.com/blog/making-maven-grunt/
> This is more flexible than sass-maven-plugin, as we can do lot of stuff in
> grunt, such unit test.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Brian Federle [mailto:Brian.Federle@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 3:53 PM
> > To: 'dev@cloudstack.apache.org'
> > Cc: Rayees Namathponnan; Frank Zhang; Animesh Chaturvedi
> > Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] CSS framework for CloudStack UI
> >
> > Following up with this thread I started last month.
> >
> > For the first step (hopefully ready by 4.3), I'm planning on getting the
> > SCSS/SASS compiler working with the UI build  ->
> > https://github.com/Jasig/sass-maven-plugin. I've experimented with it
> using
> > the existing CSS in our UI, and it will be pretty easy to use right
> away, then
> > will gradually refactor over time into a more robust framework.
> Hopefully I
> > can set up a work-in-progress branch up soon once I've got something
> > tangible.
> >
> > Amit/Rayees/Frank/anyone else, let me know if you are able to find out if
> > this is fairly easy to setup; I'm not familiar at all with Maven, so
> will need a
> > fellow expert to help out here :)
> >
> > -Brian
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Amit Das [mailto:amit.das@cloudbyte.com]
> > Sent: Monday, August 12, 2013 10:11 PM
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] CSS framework for CloudStack UI
> >
> > Hi Brian,
> >
> > I should be able to help on the build tools part.
> >
> > However, I am new to ACS & ACS UI. So I might take some time to
> > understand the existing build process of ACS UI.
> >
> > We can surely coordinate on this.
> >
> >
> > Regards,
> > Amit
> > *CloudByte Inc.* <http://www.cloudbyte.com/>
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Brian Federle
> > <Brian.Federle@citrix.com>wrote:
> >
> > > That sounds awesome, though I'm not too much of a guru with either
> > > maven or grunt -- I would be glad to coordinate with anyone who wants
> > > to take that on.
> > >
> > > -Brian
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Amit Das [mailto:amit.das@cloudbyte.com]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 10:16 PM
> > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] CSS framework for CloudStack UI
> > >
> > > This is definitely a great idea.
> > >
> > > Will it be feasible to decouple the front-end build from server-side
> > > build as mentioned in the following link:
> > > http://addyosmani.com/blog/making-maven-grunt/
> > >
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Amit Kumar Das
> > > *CloudByte Inc.* <http://www.cloudbyte.com/>
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Aug 7, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Ian Duffy <ian@ianduffy.ie> wrote:
> > >
> > > > +1 to that definitely!
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > The only problem I cannot handle is integrating the SASS compiler
> > > > > (which
> > > > converts .scss->.css) into the UI build phase. I've found a maven
> > > > plugin at https://github.com/Jasig/sass-maven-plugin, so if anyone
> > > > wants to tackle that  it would be awesome.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Below is a meer suggestion, I've only read about it and never done
> it.
> > > > I believe you are able to chain grunt into the maven life cycle.
> > > > This would allow us to do various things with the front end code.
> > > > This includes but is not limited to:
> > > >
> > > > - JSHint
> > > > - Unit tests via xyz(suggesting QUnit or Jasmine) framework
> > > > - Static analysis of the javascript with Plato
> > > > - Compiling SASS + LESS
> > > > - Uglifying/Minifying
> > > > - Optimise images(png crush etc.)
> > > > - Dependency management of 3rd party js libs
> > > >
> > > > It would supply us with a bunch nicer build process for the UI
> > > > elements of Cloudstack. However it would add a dependency of nodejs
> > > > to the build process.
> > > >
> > >
>

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