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From Garren Smith ...@redcometlabs.com>
Subject Re: Fauxton Status Update
Date Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:50:22 GMT
Thanks Russell this is great. 


On 20 Mar 2013, at 7:29 AM, Randall Leeds <randall.leeds@gmail.com> wrote:

> This is truly great stuff.
> 
> I just spent a while playing around with that public instance. I
> particularly love being able to dig into the gigan views and specify
> the view options.
> 
> Thanks for the tremendous effort!
> 
> On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Russell Branca <chewbranca@apache.org> wrote:
>> Its been some while now since there's been a real Fauxton update, and I
>> wanted to take this opportunity to make a few exciting announcements.
>> 
>> First off, I want to say thank you to the CouchDB community as a whole for
>> the fantastic uptake and collaboration on Fauxton, especially Garren Smith
>> and Ryan Ramage, who have been knocking stuff out left and right.
>> 
>> As of this afternoon, Fauxton has been brought into the master branch and
>> further development will happen there or in topic branches. We're pushing
>> for a preview or experimental release in the CouchDB 1.4 release, so please
>> check things out and add any bugs, ideas or feature requests to JIRA.
>> 
>> Also, Ryan has setup a live preview of Fauxton at:
>> 
>> http://fauxton.iriscouch.com/fauxton/_design/fauxton/index.html
>> 
>> and any topic branches named fauxton* will show up as separate databases,
>> ie the branch fauxton-cool-feature will show up as the database
>> fauxton.iriscouch.com/fauxton-cool-feature.
>> 
>> Speaking of branches, the cloudant-labs/couchdb fauxton branch has been
>> retired. The Apache CouchDB master branch is now the single source of truth
>> for Fauxton, and likewise, JIRA is the place tracking tickets, under the
>> Fauxton component. We've started adding various tickets to JIRA for open
>> issues and future development, variety of different things if people are
>> looking for
>> 
>> We've also been hard at work making it easier to get up and running with
>> Fauxton. All dependencies are now declared in package.json, and with
>> Garren's new dev server, you don't need to build a local version of CouchDB
>> to develop fauxton. The new steps are basically:
>> 
>> $ npm install
>> $ ./bin/grunt dev
>> 
>> and you're up and running.
>> 
>> All and all, Fauxton is cruising along. There is plently left to be done
>> and plenty of room for more hands, so please do take Fauxton for a test
>> drive and dive in!
>> 
>> 
>> Fauxton code and readme:
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb/tree/master/src/fauxton
>> 
>> JIRA Fauxton component:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/COUCHDB/component/12320406
>> 
>> 
>> -Russell


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