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From Nicholas Kwiatkowski <nicho...@spoon.as>
Subject Re: Flex showcase
Date Sun, 15 Dec 2013 23:19:11 GMT
I wouldn't worry too much about the django cms.  It's pretty far off from
what we use. You can read more about how we deployed the Apache CMS on our
wiki at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=30754191

-Nick


On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Maurice Amsellem <
maurice.amsellem@systar.com> wrote:

> * I understand mdText is MarkDown ML, right ?
>
> * I found the following after googling "Apache CMS":
> https://www.apache.org/dev/cmsref.html
>
> Are there other documentation links?
>
> * It also says it's inspired from "django".
> Is It worth reading the "django" docs (http://docs.django-cms.org/)
>
> Maurice
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
> Envoyé : dimanche 15 décembre 2013 20:00
> À : dev@flex.apache.org
> Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>
> Thanks Nicholas,
>
> Do you think I can find some documentation ?
>
> Maurice
>
> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : Nicholas Kwiatkowski [mailto:nicholas@spoon.as] Envoyé : dimanche 15
> décembre 2013 19:48 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : Re: Flex showcase
>
> The CMS is apache's own.  It is essentially a parser for mdtext. No
> special functions are available -- no server side coding, no database
> connectivity.
>
> We are not allowed to use anything else.
>
> -Nick
>
>
> On Sun, Dec 15, 2013 at 12:00 PM, Maurice Amsellem <
> maurice.amsellem@systar.com> wrote:
>
> > I would like some advice before starting working on the showcase:
> >
> > - What is the CMS software used for the web site (files with .cmsPage
> > extension)?  links to documentation ?
> > - do you think the show case pages  should be static content ?
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Maurice
> >
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
> > Envoyé : vendredi 13 décembre 2013 11:32 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet
> > : RE: Flex showcase
> >
> > Hi Om,
> > I think I got a little bit overwhelmed :-)
> >
> > I will start working on it next week and I will certainly need help /
> > advice once I get started.
> >
> > Maurice
> >
> > -----Message d'origine-----
> > De : omuppi1@gmail.com [mailto:omuppi1@gmail.com] De la part de
> > OmPrakash Muppirala Envoyé : vendredi 13 décembre 2013 06:30 À :
> > dev@flex.apache.orgObjet : Re: Flex showcase
> >
> > Maurice, any update on this?  You have some very good ideas on the table.
> > Would you like some help from the community on this?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Om
> >
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 7:47 AM, Mark Kessler
> > <kesslerconsulting@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> > > It might be ok to start after waiting for some feedback. Weekends
> > > are a little slower, and more so in the US here since it's a holiday
> weekend.
> > >
> > > I bet after it's up and running you will start getting progressively
> > > more apps to be added.  Might even need a way to organize them or
> > > search through them at some point down the road.
> > >
> > > Some random thoughts from me.
> > >
> > > -Site address something simple like... flex.apache.org/showcase -I
> > > don't think we should replace the desktop/mobile images, but I think
> > > those two could be combined, since they lead to the same features
> > > page.  We could however add in a showcase tile on it's own.
> > > -I like the idea of tiling each app like we have done several places
> > > in the site.
> > > -We probably don't want the date of submission visible.  I wouldn't
> > > want sometime down the road if we haven't updated it in a while for
> > > it all look old by perception with the dates.
> > >
> > > -I like the idea of the showcase app / tour de flex add on.  Not
> > > sure what we are allowed to have in the way of data being submitted
> > > back to the website however.
> > >
> > >
> > > -Mark
> > >
> > >
> > > On Sat, Nov 30, 2013 at 9:14 AM, Maurice Amsellem <
> > > maurice.amsellem@systar.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > I would like to start working on Flex showcase :
> > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FLEX-33907
> > > >
> > > > This is how I intend to proceed:
> > > >
> > > > 1) Find a place on the web site home page to host the showcase link.
> > > >
> > > > - Desktop App / Mobile Apps boxes on the home page lead to the
> > > > same content, so that can be merged, IMO
> > > > - Put the "showcase" section in place on the mobile section (3rd
> > > > box)
> > > > - The "showcase" box will include a "showcase" icon (I will design
> > > > it), a link to the future "Tour De Flex" and a link to the
> > > > showcase
> > page.
> > > >
> > > > 2) Showcase page:
> > > >
> > > > Plan:  start with a very simple structure, and improve / extend it
> > > > as the number of show case item increases (and as time allows)
> > > >
> > > > a) The initial structure will be plain html / CMS content
> > > >         - List-based showcase items
> > > >                 - Date of submission
> > > >                 - Title
> > > >                 - Description
> > > >                 - Flex version/platform  used
> > > >                 - Company/author web link
> > > >                 - Screenshot if provided
> > > >                 -  Live Demo and/or Video link if provided
> > > >
> > > > b) Eventually, the showcase app could become a flex app itself, or
> > > > be embedded in Tour de Flex.  That would allow to add the
> > > > following
> > > features:
> > > >
> > > > - graphical navigation in show cases (mosaic, cover flow, etc.)
> > > > - Ability to submit directly showcase apps
> > > > - Rating / starring / voting by peers
> > > >
> > > > => See for example: http://www.silverlightshow.net/Showcase.aspx
> > > >
> > > > 3) Lists of apps that have been already submitted:
> > > >  FLEX-33673 Showcase TrafficLIVE AIR Application
> > > >  FLEX-33691 Showcase - My Dojo for Dota 2
> > > >  FLEX-33828 Showcase bCommunities - Secure B2B Collaboration
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 4) Questions:
> > > > Can I start now, or is it better to wait until TDF and ADC are
> > > > donated,
> > > so
> > > > that we can make all the changes in one shots
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > WDYT?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Maurice Amsellem
> > > > SYSTAR R&D - BusinessBridgeFX
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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