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From Robert Kowalski <...@kowalski.gd>
Subject Re: [COUCHDB-2214] Dashboard as main page
Date Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:42:50 GMT
Cool thank you!

Yes I also did not know until someone told me 2 months ago :)

On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 5:06 AM, Dulanga Sashika <wadsashika@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Robert,
>
> Thank you very much for the help. I can carry on from there now. Actually I
> didn't know that this mailing list does not supported for attachments. Here
> is the screenshots I uploaded.
>
> img1 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/1dwgxnfip1zgphd/img1.png?dl=0
> img2 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/5chqk1smnuqaxtt/img2.png?dl=0
> img3 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/ubvlno2c6r5mbpq/img3.png?dl=0
> img4 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/0i6dc855vxh9x9c/img4.png?dl=0
> img5 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/zvy2y2v7on4occr/img5.png?dl=0
> img6 - https://www.dropbox.com/s/7nwu3an5cmgd9mu/img6.png?dl=0
>
> And I will share the proposal ASAP with you.
>
> Thank you
>
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 1:33 AM, Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd> wrote:
>
>> Hi Dulanga,
>>
>> glad you figured it out while I was on a train! :)
>>
>> Can you upload the pictures to something like box.com / dropbox or an
>> image hoster as the list does not support attachments?
>>
>> We are storing our react components in files like
>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/73bacedae20d6eaeefa0607364c79c94ad862844/app/addons/cors/components.react.jsx
>>
>> To render them we still have to wrap them in Backbone Views - as our
>> framework is built for Backbone views. The backbone view files are
>> usually called `views.js`. This will go away soon but currently it is
>> the way to go:
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/73bacedae20d6eaeefa0607364c79c94ad862844/app/addons/cors/views.js#L25-41
>>
>> which calls this at the bottom of `app/addons/cors/components.react.jsx`:
>>
>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/73bacedae20d6eaeefa0607364c79c94ad862844/app/addons/cors/components.react.jsx#L338
>>
>>
>> In
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/73bacedae20d6eaeefa0607364c79c94ad862844/app/addons/cors/views.js#L25-41
>> `this.el` references the DOM-Node of the Backbone view in which then
>> the React Component is rendered into.
>>
>>
>> Regarding the proposal:
>>
>> I am happy to help you with your proposal it would be nice to have an
>> option that makes it easy to leave comments (e.g google docs)
>>
>> Best,
>> Robert
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 6:26 PM, Dulanga Sashika <wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > Here I attached the screen shots of Dashboard menu item. Now its working.
>> > Now I want to know that, if I need to implement react component, where
>> > should I put it? And how can I access that to render the view? just give
>> me
>> > some hints and I can carry on from there.
>> >
>> > Regards
>> >
>> > On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:15 PM, Dulanga Sashika <wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hey Robert, problem solved.. :)
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> Regards.
>> >>
>> >> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 9:52 PM, Dulanga Sashika <wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> >> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi Robert,
>> >>>
>> >>> Now I am trying to create a new menu item for dashboard and implement
a
>> >>> react component as you said. But now I am stuck in some place and
>> couldn't
>> >>> figure out the problem yet. Here is the problem I had in process. I
>> added
>> >>> dashboard menu item and added route and view for that. And i change
>> the code
>> >>> to render dashboard when we enter http://localhost:8000 . As in img1
>> and
>> >>> img2, it doesn't show the view I created. But when I click on another
>> menu
>> >>> item and come back to the dashboard, it shows the breadcrumb of
>> previous
>> >>> pages as img 3 and 4. As in
>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/databases/routes.js#L46
>> >>> , I called the new Dashboard.view() which is a component in my
>> view.js. But
>> >>> in the console, it shows Uncaught Type error. Did I miss any
>> configuration
>> >>> thing or did I do it wrong?
>> >>>
>> >>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 10:06 AM, Dulanga Sashika <
>> wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Hi Robert,
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Thank you very much for the reference. I started to write the proposal
>> >>>> today. I hope you will help to write this proposal by reviewing
 it.
>> I will
>> >>>> share it with you after complete the draft of the proposal.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> Thank you
>> >>>>
>> >>>> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 3:21 AM, Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd>
>> >>>> wrote:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Some of you asked for a template for their proposals, here is
what
>> I've
>> >>>>> found:
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> http://community.staging.apache.org/gsoc#application-template
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> Best,
>> >>>>> Robert
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>> On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 10:39 PM, Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd>
>> >>>>> wrote:
>> >>>>> > Wow you are making very good progress!
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > We have our weekly status meetup tomorrow (see [1] for
the time in
>> >>>>> > your timezone), feel free to join, meet other project members
and
>> >>>>> > learn what the project is currently doing next to the Summer
of
>> Code.
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > I will also be around 1hr earlier to answer all your questions
and
>> >>>>> > discuss our next steps.
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > [1]
>> >>>>> >
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201503.mbox/%3CCAJ1bcfEKOh4nvoxUqvcAcUFgg96w-JqHEefpi%2BWzazKFUPXNCg%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>> >>>>> >
>> >>>>> > On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 1:52 PM, Dulanga Sashika
>> >>>>> > <wadsashika@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>>>> >> Hi Robert,
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >> Here is the current status of the checklist :)
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >>  - check out the active tasks api (linked on top of
this mail) -
>> >>>>> >> (finished)
>> >>>>> >>  - a mockup showing some widgets and how they could
look like -
>> >>>>> >> (started
>> >>>>> >> but not finished yet)
>> >>>>> >>  - code React tutorial & read about Flux - (finished)
>> >>>>> >>  - take a look how we are using React - (finished)
>> >>>>> >>  - create another menu item, called "Dashboard", try
to answer the
>> >>>>> >> questions to route.js et al - (started but not finished
yet)
>> >>>>> >>  - get familiar how we test our code - (finished)
>> >>>>> >>  - write an hello world / hello from dulanga component
that is
>> >>>>> >> rendered into a screen when opening http://localhost:8000/dash
>> or by
>> >>>>> >> clicking on "dashboard" in the sidebar - (started but
not finished
>> >>>>> >> yet)
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >> I will do my best to complete all these by tomorrow.
If I have any
>> >>>>> >> problem,
>> >>>>> >> I will trouble you as you wished yesterday :)
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >> Thank You
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >> On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 3:15 AM, Robert Kowalski <rok@kowalski.gd
>> >
>> >>>>> >> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >>> Hi Dulanga,
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> we already talked on irc and you already talked
to Alex regarding
>> >>>>> >>> features for our dashboard. That's great!
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Some topics will repeat in this mail, but I also
would like the
>> ML
>> >>>>> >>> to
>> >>>>> >>> follow our project and additionally add some more
in-depth
>> >>>>> >>> informations.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Recap & additons
>> >>>>> >>> =====
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> As discussed we will work in an iterative approach
and add widget
>> >>>>> >>> after widget so if we run out of time, we will
have something to
>> >>>>> >>> deliver and don't have to throw everything away.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Have you seen the "database" tab or the "config"
tab in the
>> sidebar
>> >>>>> >>> on the
>> >>>>> >>> left?
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Those are modules that we can hook into the Fauxton
build, by
>> >>>>> >>> configuration. I think the idea is to create a
tab "dashboard"
>> >>>>> >>> which
>> >>>>> >>> is the default one after opening Fauxton in the
browser. So you
>> >>>>> >>> would
>> >>>>> >>> build the dashboard for Fauxton as part of Fauxton.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Alex ideas so far:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>> 17:34:13 <+Kxepal> about from what to start...in
issue there are
>> >>>>> >>> some
>> >>>>> >>> points about showing stats and log - forget these
(: _stats isn't
>> >>>>> >>> available for
>> >>>>> >>>                    cluster iface and _log is removed.
but
>> recently
>> >>>>> >>> visited databases, active tasks and _users/_replicator
quick
>> >>>>> >>> management is what could
>> >>>>> >>>                    be really handy.
>> >>>>> >>> 17:34:56 <+Kxepal> link to the user profile
is also not relevant
>> >>>>> >>> anymore after backporting some cloudant features
>> >>>>> >>> 17:35:11 <+Kxepal> but still may be handy
if you find a way how
>> (:
>> >>>>> >>> 17:36:54 <+Kxepal> if the implementation
is a set of widgets, I
>> >>>>> >>> believe you could make some builtin and leave a
template one to
>> let
>> >>>>> >>> the end users create
>> >>>>> >>>                    their own if they're able/would
like to. in
>> >>>>> >>> future
>> >>>>> >>> these are could be fauxton plugins or something.
>> >>>>> >>> 17:39:15 <+Kxepal> cluster quick-management
is also nice idea
>> for a
>> >>>>> >>> hot
>> >>>>> >>> widget.
>> >>>>> >>> 17:39:56 <+robertkowalski> good idea - i
can definitely help with
>> >>>>> >>> that
>> >>>>> >>> (add custom widgets on build time) - the build
is complicated,
>> but
>> >>>>> >>> once explained
>> >>>>> >>>                            it should be easy
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> So we have "custom widgets", "cluster quick-management",
"
>> recently
>> >>>>> >>> visited databases",  "active tasks" and "_users/_replicator
quick
>> >>>>> >>> management"
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> I think two good widgets for starting are active
tasks and
>> recently
>> >>>>> >>> visited databases.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> For active tasks we have some nice docs:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://couchdb.readthedocs.org/en/1.6.1/api/server/common.html#get--_active_tasks
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> They have an own dedicated page in Fauxton (see
>> >>>>> >>> http://localhost:8000/#/activetasks) but a short
quick condensed
>> >>>>> >>> list
>> >>>>> >>> is probably very interesting to users.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> For the recently visited databases we would have
to store that
>> >>>>> >>> somewhere.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> If you want, you can take an existing page in Fauxton
and just
>> >>>>> >>> modify
>> >>>>> >>> the markup for a design mockup how the widget view
may look like.
>> >>>>> >>> But
>> >>>>> >>> feel also free to use pen/paper or other tools
if you like that
>> the
>> >>>>> >>> most.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> For the mango feature I am currently working on,
I took the "edit
>> >>>>> >>> view" template on modified the markup using the
Chrome inspector
>> of
>> >>>>> >>> my
>> >>>>> >>> browser to collect some first feedback from the
project members
>> and
>> >>>>> >>> my
>> >>>>> >>> team (https://cloudup.com/c26xgbWb6Ur). It does
not have any
>> >>>>> >>> functionality, but gives other folks a rough idea
what my idea
>> for
>> >>>>> >>> the
>> >>>>> >>> feature is.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> the framework and react
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> As I already mentioned we are using React.js.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> It would be nice if you can finish the tutorial
at
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/ryanflorence/react-training/tree/gh-pages/lessons
>> >>>>> >>> until next friday by following the steps and writing
that code.
>> >>>>> >>> After
>> >>>>> >>> that, read
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://medium.com/brigade-engineering/what-is-the-flux-application-architecture-b57ebca85b9e
>> >>>>> >>> to get a first impression how the Flux pattern
works that we are
>> >>>>> >>> using.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> After that (if you still have time left) take a
look on a
>> component
>> >>>>> >>> that Garren, my coworker refactored from Backbone.js
to React:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/commit/8cbf95d34a191770cfaadf7df98e07b5652e7602
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Please take a look how the data flows from the
Components, using
>> >>>>> >>> the
>> >>>>> >>> Actions, to the dispatcher at the Store. Feel free
to litter
>> >>>>> >>> everything in the code with console.log to see
how state changes
>> >>>>> >>> and
>> >>>>> >>> how the data flows.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Hint: it is that element: https://cldup.com/4eCHVt9HHt.png
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> If you still have time, just try to create another
menu item,
>> >>>>> >>> called
>> >>>>> >>> "Dashboard". Take a look at:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/settings.json.default#L8
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/tree/master/app/addons/config
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> to get a first idea how to do that. Some background
information:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> base.js - the starting point of our module. basic
configuration
>> is
>> >>>>> >>> done
>> >>>>> >>> here
>> >>>>> >>> Question: what is `base.js` used for in the case
of the config
>> >>>>> >>> module?
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> routes.js - takes care that functions injecting
the view into the
>> >>>>> >>> layout are called depending on the url given
>> >>>>> >>> Question: What happens if I call `http:localhost:8000/_config`
>> and
>> >>>>> >>> what happens if you remove the function `apiUrl`?
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> views.js - contains our views - this file contains
still a lot
>> >>>>> >>> backbone views, which we are currently migrating
to react. maybe
>> it
>> >>>>> >>> makes more sense to take a look at one of our react
components:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/tree/master/app/addons/documents/changes
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> and how they are used currently (as we are migrating
to react
>> >>>>> >>> currently):
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/documents/routes-documents.js#L195
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/documents/views-changes.js#L31
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> The Objects are injected into the closures using
AMD:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/documents/views-changes.js#L13-24
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> assets folder:
>> >>>>> >>> contains our less which is compiled to css
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> templates folder:
>> >>>>> >>> contains old backbone.js templates, you will not
need them
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> tests folder:
>> >>>>> >>> contains unit and integration tests, every PR must
have unit
>> tests
>> >>>>> >>> and
>> >>>>> >>> integration tests. If you never wrote tests, we
will explain it
>> to
>> >>>>> >>> you
>> >>>>> >>> - it is easy once you wrote your first few ones.
Basically you
>> are
>> >>>>> >>> testing each time that if you put something into
a function, the
>> >>>>> >>> expected result happens. Or that if you take an
action, a state
>> has
>> >>>>> >>> changed.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> You can run the unit tests using `grunt test`
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Single tests are run by:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>> grunt test
>> >>>>> >>> --file="./app/addons/documents/tests/headerSpec.react.js"
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> or in the browser by test group:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> file:///Users/robert/apache/couchdb-fauxton/test/runner.html?grep=Header%20Controller
>> >>>>> >>> ```
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> (change path to your fauxton directory)
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> The corresponding code is:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/documents/tests/headerSpec.react.jsx
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> and these tests are a good example how to write
a simple test for
>> >>>>> >>> the
>> >>>>> >>> hello world/hello from dulanga-component:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton/blob/master/app/addons/documents/tests/headerSpec.react.jsx#L43-61
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> First steps:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Create a module `dashboard` that gets displayed
in the sidebar.
>> The
>> >>>>> >>> route http://localhost:8000/dash will render a
small React
>> >>>>> >>> component
>> >>>>> >>> that display "Hello World".
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> If you click on the "Hello World" it ill change
the content to:
>> >>>>> >>> "Hello
>> >>>>> >>> from Dulanga"
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> While we will throw the small component away afterwards
we will
>> >>>>> >>> build
>> >>>>> >>> upon the other code you created. If you have time
left, add a
>> test
>> >>>>> >>> that the component changes the content.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Meeting Wednesday:
>> >>>>> >>> Feel free to join us on our weekly couchdb meeting:
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201503.mbox/%3CCAJ1bcfEKOh4nvoxUqvcAcUFgg96w-JqHEefpi%2BWzazKFUPXNCg%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> I will be around at least one hour before so we
can chat. Contact
>> >>>>> >>> me
>> >>>>> >>> if you would like to chat earlier/later. I am also
around the
>> other
>> >>>>> >>> days on IRC / the mailinglist and feel free to
contact me in
>> >>>>> >>> #couchdb-dev at any time. If I am not around I
will answer you
>> once
>> >>>>> >>> I
>> >>>>> >>> got online again, as I read the backlog.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Our checklist at Wednesday (lets see how far we'll
get)
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>  - check out the active tasks api (linked on top
of this mail)
>> >>>>> >>>  - a mockup showing some widgets and how they could
look like
>> >>>>> >>>  - code React tutorial & read about Flux
>> >>>>> >>>  - take a look how we are using React
>> >>>>> >>>  - create another menu item, called "Dashboard",
try to answer
>> the
>> >>>>> >>> questions to route.js et al
>> >>>>> >>>  - get familiar how we test our code
>> >>>>> >>>  - write an hello world / hello from dulanga component
that is
>> >>>>> >>> rendered into a screen when opening http://localhost:8000/dash
>> or
>> >>>>> >>> by
>> >>>>> >>> clicking on "dashboard" in the sidebar
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> That was a lot of content and please don't feel
discouraged if
>> you
>> >>>>> >>> don't get that far until Wednesday. We will have
to find a speed
>> >>>>> >>> which
>> >>>>> >>> is perfect for you and this time I tried to give
enough
>> >>>>> >>> informations
>> >>>>> >>> that you are not blocked until Wednesday by waiting
for next
>> steps.
>> >>>>> >>> If
>> >>>>> >>> you are at the last step before Wednesday, drop
me a line and I
>> >>>>> >>> will
>> >>>>> >>> prepare the next steps :)
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> I know that you all have important exams, these
are definitely
>> more
>> >>>>> >>> important! Don't feel pressured by the amount of
work / the
>> amount
>> >>>>> >>> of
>> >>>>> >>> informations, getting good results in the exams
should be your
>> >>>>> >>> first
>> >>>>> >>> priority.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> Best,
>> >>>>> >>> Robert
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 9:14 PM, Dulanga Sashika
>> >>>>> >>> <wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> >>>>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>> > Hi Robert,
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> > I went through the guidelines you provided
and successfully
>> >>>>> >>> > installed and
>> >>>>> >>> > configured as you said. Everything works find
and I played
>> around
>> >>>>> >>> > it by
>> >>>>> >>> > creating a database and documents. I think
I am ready for the
>> >>>>> >>> > next step
>> >>>>> >>> and
>> >>>>> >>> > we can start it if you are ok :)
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> > Thank You
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> > On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Robert Kowalski
>> >>>>> >>> > <rok@kowalski.gd>
>> >>>>> >>> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> You're welcome.
>> >>>>> >>> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> I also hang out in the couchdb-dev channel
for around 1-3hrs
>> if
>> >>>>> >>> >> you get
>> >>>>> >>> >> stuck!
>> >>>>> >>> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:29 PM, Dulanga
Sashika
>> >>>>> >>> >> <wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> >>>>> >>> >> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>> >> > Hi Robert,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> > Thank you very much for the quick
reply. I will go through
>> the
>> >>>>> >>> guidelines
>> >>>>> >>> >> > and contact you if I have any issue
with them.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> > Thank you
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> > On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 11:46 PM,
Robert Kowalski
>> >>>>> >>> >> > <rok@kowalski.gd>
>> >>>>> >>> >> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Hi Dulanga,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> glad you found your way to the
CouchDB mailing list.
>> Welcome
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> :)
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> CouchDB is a database written
in Erlang with an HTTP API -
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> that makes
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> it a great fit for web applications
that don't need a
>> server
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> side
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> layer with a database driver
in between. Our Project
>> Fauxton
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> (like a
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> modern PHP MyAdmin) makes use
of that fact.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Many of us hang out in freenode
in #couchdb-dev including
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> myself.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Whenever you get stuck, feel
free to ask - if no one is
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> online (e.g.
>> >>>>> >>> I
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> was travelling this week) feel
free to ask on the dev ML.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> We are all happy to help each
other in the project :)
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> If you are using windows: I am
not a Windows expert - you
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> will
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> probably have to use a bash emulator
like "git bash" to
>> boot
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> the dev
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> environment.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Getting started:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> For this project you will need
to install at least CouchDB
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> 1.x, an
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Ubuntu package (with installation
instructions) is at
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> https://launchpad.net/~couchdb/+archive/ubuntu/stable
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Additionally you need to install
Node.js 0.10 or 0.12
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> (install from
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> https://nodejs.org)
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Booting Fauxton and first steps
(type without the $):
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> booting CouchDB:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ sudo couchdb
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> in another terminal, clone the
admin interface:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ git clone https://github.com/apache/couchdb-fauxton
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> go to Fauxton:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ cd couchdb-fauxton
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> install dependencies:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ npm install
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ npm install -g grunt grunt-cli
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> boot the app:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> $ grunt dev
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Then open your browser and go
to http://localhost:8000 -
>> you
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> should
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> see a red/gray/black interface
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> That was a lot of input and especially
if you are using
>> Linux
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> the
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> first time and followed the instructions
you have archived
>> a
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> lot!
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> As first step, try to create
a database and a document now
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> using the
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> web interface (PS we are happy
about any usability
>> feedback).
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> :)
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> I think you have your dev environment
for CouchDB ready
>> now.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> What's next:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> If everything works we will take
a look at Fauxtons code
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> structure
>> >>>>> >>> and
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> how it works. We will also talk
about the features of the
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> dashboard.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Let's find a date for a chat
after you took a first look
>> how
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Fauxton
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> looks like.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> We are having our weekly meeting
this Wednesday, 20:00GMT
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> (http://arewemeetingyet.com/UTC/2015-03-14/20:00)
in IRC
>> on
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> freenode
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> (see
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/couchdb-dev/201503.mbox/%3CCAJ1bcfEKOh4nvoxUqvcAcUFgg96w-JqHEefpi%2BWzazKFUPXNCg%40mail.gmail.com%3E
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> )
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> . Feel free to join us! I will
be around 1hr before if you
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> want to
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> chat with me before.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Looking forward to work with
you,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Robert
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:55
AM, Dulanga Sashika <
>> >>>>> >>> wadsashika@gmail.com>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> wrote:
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Hi all,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > I am Dulanga Sashika and
I am a final year undergraduate
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > student at
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Computer Science and Engineering
department at University
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > of
>> >>>>> >>> Moratuwa,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> Sri
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Lanka. I am really interested
in java, java script, web
>> >>>>> >>> applications,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > algorithms, data mining
and machine learning. I have 6
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > months of
>> >>>>> >>> >> training
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > experience at Proavos (pvt)
Ltd. and in there I worked
>> on a
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > web
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> application
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > that used java, JEE and
Spring Framework. My final year
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > project
>> >>>>> >>> also a
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> web
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > related application and
I used same technologies I
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > mentioned above
>> >>>>> >>> for
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > that. I am really interested
in this project because I
>> have
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > a good
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > experience with web applications
and I love work with
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > javascript.
>> >>>>> >>> I am
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > looking forward to contribute
to this project in this
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > summer. I
>> >>>>> >>> like
>> >>>>> >>> >> to
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > know more detail about this
project and if you can,
>> please
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > guide
>> >>>>> >>> me to
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > start working on this project.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Thank you.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Undergraduate Student,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > Department of Computer Science
and Engineering,
>> >>>>> >>> >> >> > University of Moratuwa.
>> >>>>> >>> >> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> >
>> >>>>> >>> >> > --
>> >>>>> >>> >> > W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>>>> >>> >> > Undergraduate Student,
>> >>>>> >>> >> > Department of Computer Science and
Engineering,
>> >>>>> >>> >> > University of Moratuwa.
>> >>>>> >>> >>
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> >
>> >>>>> >>> > --
>> >>>>> >>> > W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>>>> >>> > Undergraduate Student,
>> >>>>> >>> > Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> >>>>> >>> > University of Moratuwa.
>> >>>>> >>>
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >>
>> >>>>> >> --
>> >>>>> >> W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>>>> >> Undergraduate Student,
>> >>>>> >> Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> >>>>> >> University of Moratuwa.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>>
>> >>>> --
>> >>>> W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>>> Undergraduate Student,
>> >>>> Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> >>>> University of Moratuwa.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >>> Undergraduate Student,
>> >>> Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> >>> University of Moratuwa.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> >> Undergraduate Student,
>> >> Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> >> University of Moratuwa.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
>> > Undergraduate Student,
>> > Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
>> > University of Moratuwa.
>>
>
>
>
> --
> W. A. Dulanga Sashika,
> Undergraduate Student,
> Department of Computer Science and Engineering,
> University of Moratuwa.

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