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From <misste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: HELP!! integrating cocoon and tomcat. NEWBIE!!!
Date Thu, 30 Jun 2005 21:24:23 GMT
thanks guys. Went through the samples and tutorials. Am getting somewhere.


On 6/27/05, Geert Josten <Geert.Josten@daidalos.nl> wrote:
> Hi Missterie,
> 
> If your jsp is already deployed in Tomcat and produces well-formed XML, then you can
start by just
> consuming the XML from the jsp with Cocoon, applying the xsl-fo to it and converting
that to PDF.
> 
> The map:match from below needs only two adjustments for this:
> - change the src of map:generate to the full http address of your jsp (localhost if you
want ;)
> - change the src of map:transform to point to your own xsl-fo stylesheet.
> 
> map:serialize type="fo2pdf" can be used to generate PDF, normaly utilizing Apache FOP
for this.
> Creating Excel needs an other type of serializer, look at http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/
under User
> docs for all available serializers..
> 
> Cheers,
> Geert
> 
> Stavros Kounis wrote:
> 
> > can this snip help you a litle?
> >
> >         <map:match pattern="*.pdf">
> >                <map:generate src="cocoon:/xml/{1}.xhtml"/>
> >                <map:transform src="osml/print/page2fo.xsl"/>
> >              <map:serialize type="fo2pdf"/>
> >         </map:match>
> >
> > On 6/24/05, missterie@gmail.com <missterie@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >>I am using Tomcat's MySQL JDBC connection to connect to my database ,
> >>and then displaying the pages using JSTL tags. So I already have my
> >>data going to a webpage already..
> >>
> >>And now I would like to make it possible for users to export to pdf &
> >>excel.  I already wrote an xsl-fo file that converts my .jsp pages and
> >>it works. How do I embed it into my web application using cocoon?
> >>
> >>thanks
> >>
> >>
> >>On 6/23/05, Carlos M. S. Bento Nogueira <cmsbn@student.dei.uc.pt> wrote:
> >>
> >>>Hey there! What exactly do you want to do?
> >>>I can think in a couple of ways to achieve what you want.
> >>>Here are some questions you should answer or think about first:
> >>>
> >>>- Where is the data coming from(postgresql,oracle,mysql,xml data...)
> >>>
> >>>- what connection to it are you using or want to use (jdbc/ldap/jndi ??)
> >>>
> >>>- where should result data go: a webpage, a webfile, a webpage that points
> >>>to a certain set of webfiles, a database...?
> >>>
> >>>First of all clarify your mind on these questions and then go to
> >>>http://cocoon.apache.org/2.1/
> >>>and check the info.
> >>>
> >>>Here are some other usefull pointers, i'm using:
> >>>
> >>>To search de mailing list:(Always search before posting a question.)
> >>>http://blog.gmane.org/gmane.text.xml.cocoon.user/
> >>>http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=xml-cocoon-users&r=1&w=2
> >>>http://www.mail-archive.com/cocoon-users%40xml.apache.org/
> >>>
> >>>Wikis and other tutorials
> >>>http://wiki.apache.org/cocoon/
> >>>http://www.planetcocoon.com/
> >>>
> >>>There is also an #cocoon irc channel on irc.freenode.net
> >>>
> >>>Good luck,
> >>>CarlosN.
> >>>
> >>>ps: wikis are great but beware of cocoon version they refer to.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>On Thu, 23 Jun 2005, missterie@gmail.com wrote:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>>I installed cocoon 2.1 on Tomcat 5. Its working and
> >>>>I just went through the sample. However, am still very confused
> >>>>as to how to integrate this with my web projects.
> >>>>
> >>>>I need make it possible for users to export data on the fly to EXCEL
and PDF.
> >>>>Am guessing I have to somehow write a pipeline that picks the
> >>>>URL and request parameters and transform the particular user data on
the page
> >>>>to customer's desired format.
> >>>>Can someone please direct me on how to begin or are there any articles
out there
> >>>>that can assist me further with this project.?
> >>>>
> >>>>thanks
> >>>>
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> >
> >
> >
> 
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