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From Robert Kowalski <...@kowalski.gd>
Subject Re: [COUCHDB-2214] Dashboard as main page
Date Sat, 14 Mar 2015 18:33:17 GMT
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.

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