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From "Shiva Kumar H R" <shiv...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Geronimo in year 2008
Date Tue, 12 Feb 2008 08:32:03 GMT
On Feb 11, 2008 10:12 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:

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> On Feb 11, 2008, at 3:14 AM, Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
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> On Feb 8, 2008 2:09 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
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> >  3a is implemented in 2.1
> >
> Is there an admin console page for this already implemented?
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> yes, the bottom of the plugin page.  Also there's a gshell command for it
>

"Assemble a server" option looks too hidden under other features :( . A
portlet on it's own would have better grabbed the attention of users towards
it. We must at least highlight it now in our documentation.

-- 
Thanks,
Shiva


> david jencks
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> > Despite my liking for xmlbeans and its unique strengths I think a very
> > strong argument can be made for moving the deployer code to jaxb.
> >
> Interesting!! Let me do some quick learning of jaxb and start a separate
> thread on this.
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> >
> > thanks
> > david jencks
> >
> > On Feb 8, 2008, at 12:30 AM, Shiva Kumar H R wrote:
> >
> > I can immediately remember 3 prior discussions in reference to this:
> >     i) "[DISCUSS/FEEDBACK] Usability improvements to Geronimo" mail from
> > Prasad in Nov'07
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg53236.html
> >     ii) "[Discuss] What next?" mail from DJencks in Aug'07
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg50660.html
> >     iii) "[DISCUSS] Geronimo 2.1 - what's next?" mail from Matt in
> > Jul'07 http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg48173.html
> >
> > Alright, here is my wish list - features that I would love to see
> > getting into Geronimo in 2008:
> > 1) Deployment Environment:
> >     a) Plan Creator wizards (in Admin Console & in Geronimo Eclipse
> > Plugin) for geronimo-application.xml and *many* other Geronimo
> > deployment plans.
> >     b) Geronimo specific annotations: To further simplify the
> > specification of Geronimo deployment information, right at development time.
> >
> > 2) Geronimo Eclipse Plug-in (GEP):
> >     a) Model framework for Geronimo deployment plans:
> > Currently it is EMF (Eclipse Modeling Framework). With every update to
> > Geronimo deployment schema, it's a major pain to generate new EMF classes.
> > If however, GEP uses the same model framework as that of Geronimo server
> > (XMLBeans), then at least this problem would be solved. IIUC JSR-88
> > DConfigBeans would be the ideal model framework for GEP - in that case even
> > if the model framework of server changes in future, GEP would be unaffected.
> >     b) Critical bug fixes
> >     c) Make "Download and Install" option more intuitive
> >     d) Customize Web Services Wizard:
> > The default implementation of WTP's web services wizard embeds an Axis
> > engine inside a web-app and then deploys it in a web server such as Tomcat.
> > However this isn't the right approach for Geronimo as it already has a
> > global web services engine deployed. Hence web services wizard's behavior
> > must be customized when deploying onto Geronimo.
> >     e) Better Remote server support
> >     f) Testsuite Automation
> >     g) Integrating JavaEE Samples.
> >
> > 3) Admin Console Tools:
> >     a) Server Build Tool: For instance, a "button" to push that spits
> > out a server with just what is needed for a set of apps and nothing else.
> > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg54849.html
> >     b) Cluster Admin Tools: Geronimo has a lot of partial clustering
> > solutions. For instance there's WADI, native tomcat clustering, a terracotta
> > integration, and many others. A cluster admin tool would be of great help in
> > the setting-up and fine-tuning of those clustering solutions.
> >
> > I am stuck in 1) a) Plan Creator work for the past year or so and it is
> > still not complete! So if I alone work on many of those features, God alone
> > knows when I will complete them. Any takers/collaborators?
> >
> > On Feb 7, 2008 8:28 PM, Vamsavardhana Reddy <c1vamsi1c@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Geronimo had a great year 2007.  I don't need to re-list all our
> > > achievements listed in Matt's mail from 31st Dec 2007 (
> > > http://www.mail-archive.com/dev@geronimo.apache.org/msg54994.html).
> > > Now that 2.1 is also rolling out, I think it is time we start
> > > discussing what we want to do in Geronimo in year 2008.  Let us also discuss
> > > what we "must" do to make Geronimo an application server of choice.  I would
> > > like all of us to use this mail thread to put forth our thoughts (and any
> > > action items some of us may have already come up with silently) so that the
> > > community can see what great heights Geronimo will scale in 2008.
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > ++Vamsi
> > >
> > >
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> >
> > --
> > Thanks,
> > Shiva
> >
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> --
> Thanks,
> Shiva
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