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From Alexander Gabriel <a...@barbalex.ch>
Subject Re: couchapp is deprecated in favour of erica
Date Tue, 27 Nov 2012 23:20:13 GMT
When I said this was amazing technology I forgot to mentiont that the
support is incredible!

Alex
 Am 27.11.2012 23:59 schrieb "Dave Cottlehuber" <dch@jsonified.com>:

> On 26 November 2012 21:55, Alexander Gabriel <alex@barbalex.ch> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I have developed two couchapps so far. Amazing technology! And easy
> enough
> > for a hobby programmer like me to learn (in my "real" life I'm a
> biologist).
> >
> > Beyond being a noob I'm also  a windows user - and expecially: a unix-
> and
> > shell-NOBODY. My experiences with shells have been rather painful so far,
> > for instance with git or with curl. Seems like windows is a bad
> environment
> > for curl - or shells in general? There were so many problems with using '
> > or " or \" that I got lost, especially as it seemed that no code example
> > seemed to run in my shell without radically changing all ' or " or \".
>
> That is true. You have 3 choices:
>
> - escape things referring to the unwritten laws [1]
> - install mingw shell which is a perfectly adequate clone for most tasks
> [2]
> - use a unix-like platform for development (join the dark side,
> together we shall rule as one)
>
> A fair bit of work has gone on for rebar & erica to work on windows,
> we hope it will make your lives a lot easier.
>
> [1]: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc723564.aspx
> [2]: http://www.mingw.org/
>
> > There also seem to be a lot of "magic tricks" that Unix users seem to be
> > born with and usually are not explained in the documentation for shells.
> > For instance I believe you often have to be in the exact right folder or
> a
> > command to work.
> >
> > So I was extremely happy that there was a standalone executable for
> windows
> > here: http://www.couchapp.org/page/installing
> >
> > Will I have to learn dealing with a shell now?
>
> I'm here to help if needed!
>
> > Or will there be an executable for windows for erica?
>
> Yes. There would have been one today except I found a bug in escript,
> which I thought originally was my fault. Benoit's suggested how to
> work around it, so I'll do that later this week. If you want to play
> RIGHT NOW then you can use the functioning but verbose version [3]. It
> just spits out lots of erlang messages before doing any real work:
>
> === PROGRESS REPORT==== 27-Nov-2012::23:55:13 ===
>           supervisor: {local,kernel_safe_sup}
>              started: [{pid,<0.63.0>},
>
> [3]: https://www.dropbox.com/s/jeifcxpbtpo78ak/erica/
>
> Make sure you have the erlang binaries in your path. The easiest way
> for this is to put erica.cmd in with couchdb.bat folder, and add that
> to your path.
>
> > And is there advice on how to change an existing project from couchapp to
> > erica? Or is this not a good idea?
>
> It shouldn't require any retooling on your end at all -- .couchapp
> files and same layout are possible, as well as more.
>
> A+
> Dave
>

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