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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 22:17:53 GMT
I don't think we'll ever be happy with standard GWT...so we'll have to find
something if that is the way we want to go..

and LGPL would be fine so long as we are not modifying underlying code...at
least that is what the MyGWT guys say on their license page..

jesse

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 5:13 PM, Emmanuel Venisse <emmanuel.venisse@gmail.com>
wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 11:03 PM, Jesse McConnell <
> jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > 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.
>
>
> I wanted to look at them, but they are under LGPL :(
>
>
> > 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.
>
>
> I don't know cometd.
> About JSON,  I think it  would be good to use it because it is a
> "standard"
> that can be used by lot of tools: GWT, Adobe AIR, YUI...
>
> >
> >
> > Lots of things to consider once we decide to reinvent the ui.
>
>
> sure
>
>
> > 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>
> <http://people.apache.org/%7Eevenisse/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/
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > jesse mcconnell
> > jesse.mcconnell@gmail.com
> >
>



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jesse mcconnell
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