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From Tim McConnell <tim.mcco...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Updates to "Apache Geronimo Development Tools Subproject" website
Date Wed, 26 Sep 2007 15:43:54 GMT
Hi Shiva, thanks for reviewing. I'll make appropriate changes today....

Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
> Great. Thanks Tim.
> 
> Some minor corrections required to the website:
> 1) "Prerequisites" section currently says,
>    1. Sun JDK 5.0+ (J2SE 1.5)
>    2. Europa (also known as Eclipse 3.3), which is platform specific
>    3. Web Tools Platform (WTP) 2.0.1
>    4. Data Tools Platform (DTP) 1.5
>    5. Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) 2.3
>    6. Graphical Editing Framework (GEF) 3.3
> Should be:
>    1. Sun JDK 5.0+ (J2SE 1.5)
>    2. Eclipse 3.3.1 (Eclipse Classic package of Europa distribution), 
> which is platform specific
>    3. Web Tools Platform (WTP) 2.0.1
>    4. Data Tools Platform (DTP) 1.5.1
>    5. Eclipse Modeling Framework (EMF) 2.3.1
>    6. Graphical Editing Framework (GEF) 3.3.1
> This was discussed earlier also. Please see 
> http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg51362.html
> 
> 2) In "Downloads: Latest Release - Version 2.0.0" section:
>  release notes 
> <http://people.apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/PLUGIN_RELEASE-NOTES-2.0.0.txt>

> link points to a non-existing document.
> 
> 3) In "Installation Alternatives" section:
> "The plug-in can be installed directly from within the plugin by 
> clicking on the "Don't see your server listed?" ..."
> "... from within the plugin" is confusing. Was it meant to be "from 
> within the WTP" ?
> 
> 4) In "Installation Alternatives" section:
> "Download the plugin from http://apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/2.0.0/ 
> and unzip it into the same directory ..."
> In http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg50304.html 
> Matt had expressed concerns about direct mentioning of 
> http://www.apache.org/dist/geronimo/ site address. I think we need to 
> come up with something like "the download link in 
> http://geronimo.apache.org/apache-geronimo-v201-release.html "
> 
> 5) In "News" section:
> "Presentation titled "J2EE Application Development on Apache Geronimo 
> Simplified using Eclipse". Click here^ 
> <http://geronimo.apache.org/GMOxDOC11/j2ee-application-development-on-apache-geronimo-simplified-using-eclipse.html>

> to view: "
> The link is currently pointing to a non-existent doc in 
> geronimo.apache.org <http://geronimo.apache.org> space. Referred doc is 
> in cwiki.apache.org <http://cwiki.apache.org> space. So the correct link 
> would be 
> "http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC11/j2ee-application-development-on-apache-geronimo-simplified-using-eclipse.html

> <http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC11/j2ee-application-development-on-apache-geronimo-simplified-using-eclipse.html>"

> 
> 
> 6) In "News" section:
> Links for "Java Developers Day 2007 in Krakow" and "EclipseWorld 2007" 
> aren't yet pointing to their specific docs, but rather just point to 
> http://cwiki.apache.org/geronimo/. I guess these will be updated once 
> their corresponding wiki pages are created.
> 
> 7) In "JBoss to Geronimo Migration Tool (J2G)" section:
> "... migrating the sources of an application written for the JBoss 
> application server or written for Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) to 
> the Apache Geronimo platform."
> Haven't yet explored J2G plug-in much. So curious to know what we mean 
> by "or written for Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE)"? Does J2G toolkit 
> also help! in creating Geronimo specific deployment plans for generic 
> J2EE modules?
> 
> 8) I guess "Downloads" section of J2G is still not yet complete.
> 
> Thanks,
> Shiva
> 
> On 9/26/07, *Tim McConnell* < tim.mcconne@gmail.com 
> <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     Hi Erik, Jason and Viet, Today I've updated the "Apache Geronimo
>     Development
>     Tools Subproject" website (below) to include the latest information
>     about the
>     new release of the Geronimo Eclipse Plugin.
> 
>     ---> http://geronimo.apache.org/development-tools.html
> 
>     I've also included some information about the J2G Migration tool
>     from some of
>     the notes in this thread. Since I don't know a lot about this new
>     tool, I'm
>     hoping you all might review what I have thus far to see if it's
>     kinda what you
>     all had envisioned. Also, every Sunday I push out the latest trunk
>     build of the
>     Geronimo Eclipse plugin to our unstable site (below). I've assumed
>     it's okay to
>     do the same for the J2G plugin as well and have listed it in the
>     downloads
>     sections.
> 
>     ---> http://people.apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/unstable/
>     <http://people.apache.org/dist/geronimo/eclipse/unstable/>
> 
>     Thanks
> 
> 
>     Erik B. Craig wrote:
>      > All,
>      >
>      > After the recent round of changes and improvements around j2g (usable
>      > from within the Eclipse IDE UI, Annotations support, improved
>      > logging/information output, support for EJB 3), as well as a bit of
>      > interest out in the general open source community in moving
>     applications
>      > from Jboss to Geronimo (such as today's inquiry on
>     theserverside.com <http://theserverside.com>
>      > <http://theserverside.com>), I feel as though it would be of some
>      > benefit to have j2g, at least the content in our confluence wiki (
>      > http://cwiki.apache.org/GMOxDOC20/j2g-migration-tool.html) linked
>      > somewhere on the actual geronimo homepage. I was thinking either
>     as it's
>      > own link under 'Subprojects', much as Development Tools, GBuild, or
>      > XBean are situated, or as an addition inside the Development
>     Tools page,
>      > much as the current Eclipse Plug-in section rests within there.
>      >
>      > I am willing to commit to doing a bit of additional writing
>     (beyond what
>      > is on the wiki) if it were to be under it's own section, or a
>     subsection
>      > of development tools if necessary, but I think it would be good
>     to get
>      > it up and out there sooner rather than later, especially to coincide
>      > with the recent release of 2.0.1 to perhaps show those out there
>      > remotely interested in migrating, there are tools available to
>     assist
>      > and perhaps 'hold their hand' a bit.
>      >
>      >
>      > Thoughts? Comments? Objections?
>      >
>      > Thanks
>      > --
>      > Erik B. Craig
> 
>     --
>     Thanks,
>     Tim McConnell
> 
> 

-- 
Thanks,
Tim McConnell

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