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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Flex showcase
Date Wed, 18 Dec 2013 04:22:54 GMT
Not without a lot of work.  We would need permission from those folks in
that showcase and permission from Adobe.  Plus, we want the Apache Flex
showcase to showcase applications that have moved to Apache Flex.

-Alex

On 12/17/13 7:40 PM, "Patel Amit" <amitpowerpeace@gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>Could we embed the same old flex showcase here as with the adobe
>previously
>
>Amit
>
>
>On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 11:24 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> I took a quick glance.  Looks fine.
>>
>> On 12/17/13 6:23 AM, "Maurice Amsellem" <maurice.amsellem@systar.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> >"silence gives consent" ;-)
>> >
>> >Should I go ahead and publish , and wait some more?
>> >
>> >http://flex.staging.apache.org/community-showcase.html
>> >
>> >Maurice
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>> >Envoyé : mardi 17 décembre 2013 02:13
>> >À : dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >Update status:
>> >- set feature box min-height to 370px in home page
>> >- Flex Showcase updated with all the applications submitted so far ,
>>that
>> >had enough information:
>> >    bCommunities,  Goal Manager, My Dojo,  Traffic Live, VeraType.
>> >     Online Designer Tool pending info.
>> >- Added lightbox feature for preview
>> >
>> >Please review:
>> >http://flex.staging.apache.org/index.html
>> >then click in showcase
>> >You can click on images previews for lightbox.
>> >
>> >If you are ok,  I will publish to the live site.
>> >
>> >-------
>> >Implementation notes:
>> >All the content is generated in javascript + css, so that it's easy to
>> >maintain and add new entries.
>> >
>> >For example, this is the entry for Goal Manager:
>> >addShowcaseEntry({
>> >        title: "Goal Manager",
>> >        description: "Football Manager App for iOs and Android ",
>> >        author: "Christian Kiefer",
>> >        website: "http://www.goal-games.de/",
>> >        links:
>> >["iTunes","
>> https://itunes.apple.com/de/app/goal-manager/id575222774?mt=8&a
>> >ffId=1881396&ign-mpt=uo%3D4",
>> >            "Google Play",
>> >"
>>
>>https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=air.de.goalgames.GoalManage
>> >rCH&hl=de"] ,
>> >        imgDir: "Goal",
>> >        images: [ "Finanzen.jpg" , "Liga.jpg", "Taktik.jpg"]
>> >    });
>> >
>> >I will document later how to add new entries.
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>> >Envoyé : lundi 16 décembre 2013 19:12
>> >À : dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >Thanks for the hint
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Swen van Zanten [mailto:info@hdsign.nl] Envoyé : lundi 16 décembre
>> >2013 18:44 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >You might want to use min-height.
>> >For all those boxes.
>> >________________________________________
>> >Van: Maurice Amsellem <maurice.amsellem@systar.com>
>> >Verzonden: maandag 16 december 2013 12:32
>> >Aan: dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Onderwerp: RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >>Could try to increase the height to fill space.  Meaning the box
>>borders
>> >>would be the same height but the contents variable.
>> >
>> >Yes, good idea.
>> >I tried already adding height="100%" but didn't work.
>> >I will look for another way of doing it.
>> >
>> >Maurice
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Kessler CTR Mark J [mailto:mark.kessler.ctr@usmc.mil]
>> >Envoyé : lundi 16 décembre 2013 12:06
>> >À : dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >Looking good so far.
>> >
>> >
>> >" the merged text for Desktop / Mobile is too long, IMO.  Now the boxes
>> >seem even more unbalanced."
>> >
>> >Could try to increase the height to fill space.  Meaning the box
>>borders
>> >would be the same height but the contents variable.
>> >
>> >
>> >-Mark
>> >
>> >-----Original Message-----
>> >From: Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>> >Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2013 8:21 PM
>> >To: dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Subject: RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >I have committed a first draft of the showcase on the staging web site,
>> >with the modifications described in initial first email.
>> >
>> >This is WIP.
>> >
>> >http://flex.staging.apache.org/index.html
>> >
>> >- added "flex showcase" item to "Community" menu.
>> >- merged Desktop / Mobile "feature box" (text and icon)
>> >- added new "Flex Showcase" feature box + tentative text
>> >- Added new Flex showcase page (work in progress)
>> >   - instructions for submission
>> >   - the 5 Apps submitted so far ( WIP)
>> >
>> >Notes:
>> >- the merged text for Destkop / Mobile is too long, IMO.  Now the boxes
>> >seem even more unbalanced.
>> >- I did my best to merge the mobile and desktop icons. Feel free to
>> >change it.
>> >- the text for Flex Showcase needs to be reworked / rewritten by
>>English
>> >+ Marketing native writer ;-)
>> >- jQuery lightbox (for showing the screenshots in full screen) is not
>>yet
>> >implemented.
>> >- only 2 apps are detailed (waiting for your feedback to complete the
>> >others)
>> >
>> >Your comments / feedback more than welcome.
>> >
>> >Regards,
>> >
>> >Maurice
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>> >Envoyé : lundi 16 décembre 2013 01:56
>> >À : dev@flex.apache.org
>> >Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >>If you use our normal extension, jquery is included. It should be easy
>> >>enough to add that in there.
>> >
>> >Actually, the lightbox is a jquery extension, and there are many
>> >implementations.
>> >One commonly used is by Leandro Vieira:
>> >http://leandrovieira.com/projects/jquery/lightbox/
>> >
>> >It's licenced under CC by SA 2.5 Brazil License (should be the same as
>> >Intl Licence ?)
>> >
>> >Can I use it in the web site ?
>> >
>> >(which means importing the js, css and images, and maybe putting some
>> >licence notice somewhere)
>> >
>> >Maurice
>> >
>> >
>> >-----Message d'origine-----
>> >De : Nicholas Kwiatkowski [mailto:nicholas@spoon.as] Envoyé : dimanche
>>15
>> >décembre 2013 21:29 À : dev@flex.apache.org Objet : RE: Flex showcase
>> >
>> >If you use our normal extension, jquery is included. It should be easy
>> >enough to add that in there.
>> >On Dec 15, 2013 3:27 PM, "Maurice Amsellem"
>><maurice.amsellem@systar.com>
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> >> Hi,
>> >>
>> >> Is there a function in the CMS to display a zoomed image with a close
>> >>"X"
>> >> button,  ( similar to jQuery Lightbox) ?
>> >>
>> >> Maurice
>> >>
>> >> -----Message d'origine-----
>> >> De : Maurice Amsellem [mailto:maurice.amsellem@systar.com]
>> >> Envoyé : dimanche 15 décembre 2013 20:16 À : dev@flex.apache.org
>>Objet
>> >> : RE: Flex showcase
>> >>
>> >> * 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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