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From Guillaume Nodet <gno...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [webconsole] [obr] Major rewrite
Date Fri, 05 Mar 2010 15:47:16 GMT
On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 16:42, Felix Meschberger <fmeschbe@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Thanks for taking a stab at this. Looks great from my POV.
> Some issues I discovered on the Resource details page:
>  * The item labelled "Imported Bundles" actually lists
>    imported services
>  * The button labeled "Start" probably means "Deploy and Start"
>    while the button labeled "Deploy" probably just deploys.
>    Could this be marked somehow ?
>  * The "optional" checkbox probably means "include or exclude
>    optional requirements", right ? Can this be claraified in the gui ?

Yeah, sounds like good suggestions.

> NB: I have tested with a default build of Apache Sling whose OBR setup
> points to mainly Apache artifacts thus showing the drawback of using the
> alphabet to segment the list (I do not have a better solution so, lets
> not change ;-) ).

If you want to see all the bundles, just use the following url:
Which you can obtain from entering '*' in the search box and hit return ...
You'll see the full list.

I think the default should be segmented because if your repository is
big enough, the first request should not take minutes to display ;-)

> Regards
> Felix
> On 05.03.2010 09:31, Guillaume Nodet wrote:
>> This week, i've done a major rewrite of the webconsole OBR's plugin.
>> The two main problems were scalability and lack of information.
>> Scalability was a problem because if your bundle containts lots of
>> bundles, the time taken to serialize all the resources into json is
>> prohibitive.
>> Lack of information is because beyond the name of the bundle, you
>> can't see anything.
>> The approach i've taken is to display a list of bundles by starting
>> letter, so the first time you open the tab, you'll see all bundles
>> starting with 'A'
>> you can send select another letter.  The search box can also be used
>> to select bundles which name contains a given sentence or even use
>> more complex filters.
>> For example you can use:
>>    package:(package=javax.transaction)
>> in the search box, and all the bundles exporting this package will be displayed.
>> In the bundles list, you can then click on the name and a list of
>> versions will be displayed.
>> Clicking on the version will display details about the bundle
>> (imported / exported packages / services, required bundles, and the
>> resolution of the mandatory dependencies).
>> Feedback welcomed !

Guillaume Nodet
Blog: http://gnodet.blogspot.com/
Open Source SOA

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