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From "Jesse McConnell" <jesse.mcconn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (CONTINUUM-1669) User Interface improvements
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2008 22:03:10 GMT
the other thing to consider about GWT is that the basics are just 'good
enough' to get very far in the design and layout of the page...to really get
a sweet looking webapp you _really_ need to start looking into other
component libraries like GWT-Ext or MyGWT both of which I think are license
friendly.

It is also easy to get into just as convoluted mess as we have with the
webwork setup.  Also on the table in this layer of design is the messaging
bus of the webapp client side where I would recommend the setup I have been
working with on the jetty side of things where we would use cometd for a
long-polling connection, then the server side can initiate push events back
to the client when something happens that the client should be notified
about.  The communication back and forth is in JSON which is a simple format
for data going back and forth across the wire.  Its a pretty nice setup and
scales nicely.

Lots of things to consider once we decide to reinvent the ui.

jesse

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 4:44 PM, Emmanuel Venisse <emmanuel.venisse@gmail.com>
wrote:

> I don't think we'll can work a lot about GWT in 1.2 with all issues
> targeted
> to this version, but we can include some GWT components. I think to the
> file
> browser in the working copy page and a user friendly page to write a
> schedule with for example a text part where it will be write in human text
> the definition of the cron expression like "This schedule will run every
> hour".
>
> About my GWT test, I created something few months ago. It is some things
> about how to show all informations about groups/projects/builds at one
> place
> without to click on few pages to see informations. If user want more
> information, it click on the link in the menu (blank page for now :) ).
> You
> can see my work there:
> http://people.apache.org/~evenisse/continuum_gwt/Continuum.html<http://people.apache.org/%7Eevenisse/continuum_gwt/Continuum.html>
>
> I don't think it should be the result we want, but it can be something to
> start discussion.
>
> Emmanuel
>
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 3:27 AM, Rahul Thakur <rahul.thakur.xdev@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I know it sounds crazy, but I'd still like to work through the UI and
> > rework it using GWT for 1.2/1.3 ;-)
> >
> > Emmanuel - do you want to talk about the work you did with the GWT UI? I
> > did some work as well but its in my local SVN.
> >
> > Does any one has any other thoughts on this? Changes/improvements in UI
> > design from a usability perspective?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Rahul
> >
> >
> >
> > Brett Porter wrote:
> >
> > > Sure, if someone is working on it :)
> > >
> > > On 02/04/2008, at 8:40 PM, Rahul Thakur wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > Should we target this for 1.2/1.3 instead?
> > > >
> > > > Rahul
> > > >
> > > > Brett Porter (JIRA) wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > [
> > > > >
> > > > >
> http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/CONTINUUM-1669?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:all-tabpanel
> > > > > ]
> > > > >
> > > > > Brett Porter updated CONTINUUM-1669:
> > > > > ------------------------------------
> > > > >
> > > > > Fix Version/s: 2.0
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >  User Interface improvements
> > > > > > ---------------------------
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Key: CONTINUUM-1669
> > > > > > URL: http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/CONTINUUM-1669
> > > > > > Project: Continuum
> > > > > > Issue Type: Improvement
> > > > > > Reporter: Rahul Thakur
> > > > > > Fix For: 2.0
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Refer to detailed discussion here:
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> http://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CONTINUUMDEV/UI+improvements
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > --
> > > Brett Porter
> > > brett@apache.org
> > > http://blogs.exist.com/bporter/
> > >
> > >
> > >
>



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jesse mcconnell
jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com

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