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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC] GUI Problem
Date Sun, 10 Aug 2014 06:34:38 GMT
>From what we can tell, it seems to be a rendering issue. The data is intact
when we click in the text field (we can see that in the debugger). It's
just that the suggestion list (created with <div>, <ul>, and <li> elements)
doesn't show up.

Perhaps a CSS issue?


On Sat, Aug 9, 2014 at 10:20 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone,
>
> My GSoC student has been working on a GUI problem for a while and we'd
> like to see if anyone out there who might have a detailed knowledge of
> CloudStack's GUI code and JavaScript/CSS in general could help.
>
> Seif is trying to add a new control to the CS GUI:
>
> http://loopj.com/jquery-tokeninput/
>
> He's first trying to swap out one existing text field for this control:
> the Storage Tags text field in the Add Primary Storage dialog.
>
> Right now this Storage Tags is just a normal text field. You type in one
> or more tags (separated by a comma).
>
> This new control provides suggestions (Seif acquires all storage tags from
> the DB via a new API call he wrote) and lets you click on a suggestion to
> add it to the control's text field. JIRA has a similar control.
>
> A nice benefit of this approach is that you don't have to guess at the
> name of a storage tag that you want to use if that storage tag is already
> in use (you can just select it from the list of suggestions as you type).
>
> Anyways, Seif has most all of the code written, but is having trouble
> getting the suggestions list to actually show up in the CS GUI (it shows up
> just fine in a demo program he built).
>
> His current code in in my GitHub cloudstack repo here:
>
>
> https://github.com/mike-tutkowski/cloudstack/commit/c0e58040663e641dccac6c3586ddd07ff4382b9e
>
> I'm not seeing any obvious problem with his code, but I'm way more
> experienced in Java than in JavaScript.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
> <http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>*™*
>



-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>*™*

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