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From Shawn Jiang <genspr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re-categorize the items in navigation pane for G2.2
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 06:27:45 GMT
On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 1:55 PM, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Hi Jeff,
>
> This organization doesn't quite make sense to me.
>
> I can see something like
>
>
> >App Server
> info
> java system info
> server logs
> shutdown
> thread pools
> web server
> ejb server
> jms server
> DB info
> DB Manager
>
> >Resources
> Jar aliases
> Respository
>


> JMS Resources (why not under applications??)
>
Database pools (again, why not under applications?)
>
They are more like resources other than applications for me.   I also find
they are under resources section in other Java EE app server like WAS.

>
> >Applications
> Deploy New
> Plan Creator
> Plugins
> System Modules
> Application Ears
> Web App Wars
> Ejb Jars
> J2CA Connectors
> App Clients
>
> >Security
> Security Realms
> Keystores
> Certificate Authrotiry
> Users and Groups (this is not useful for real apps since it only looks at
> the default properties file security realm which hopefully no one will ever
> use in production)
>
> >Monitoring
> JMX Viewer
> JNDI Viewere
> Classloader viewer
> Dependency Viewer
> Monitoring
> LDAP Viewer (We don't install ldap by default, and this is a pretty weak
> app compared to e.g. ApacheDS Studio)
>
> I'm not sure about
> Apache HTTP since these are instructions that IIUC don't do anything in the
> actual geronimo server.  I really don't know where to put them.
>
>

> I've tried to put stuff in better categories (e.g. j2ca connectors are
> applications) and to put the most important/ most likely to be used choices
> first.
>
> Since there is some question (at least from me) about a good order I'm not
> sure if this should go in 2.2.  If you like what I suggest and no one else
> objects I guess I'm OK with it but I'd also be OK with just rearranging
> stuff in 3.0.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
> On Nov 19, 2009, at 8:31 PM, chi runhua wrote:
>
> I'm also attaching the snapshot of updated navigation layout for your
> reference.
>
>
> Jeff C
>
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:25 PM, chi runhua <chirunhua@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi devs,
>>
>> With the help of Shawn, we realized it's pretty easy to re-categorize the
>> items in navigation pane because of flexible architecture of Geronimo plugin
>> system. Just wonder if we could include the updates to the coming G2.2
>> release as a transitional stage of Console improvement task in G3.0. Here is
>> how I did it.
>>
>>  Locate all the AdminConsoleExtensionGBean in plan.xml of each portlet and
>> change the pageTitle attribute. For example,
>>       Update
>>          <gbean name="JMSServerManager"
>> class="org.apache.geronimo.pluto.AdminConsoleExtensionGBean">
>>            <attribute name="pageTitle">Server/JMS Server</attribute>
>>            ...
>>       To
>>          <gbean name="JMSServerManager"
>> class="org.apache.geronimo.pluto.AdminConsoleExtensionGBean">
>>            <attribute name="pageTitle">Application Server/JMS
>> Server</attribute>
>>            ...
>>
>>  The new category is nearly identical with the proposal in
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4950. I've built the
>> server assembly locally and looks everything just works fine.
>>
>> If you think it's acceptable, I'll open a new JIRA and submit the patches
>> for 2.2 branch&trunk later.
>>
>> Any comments?
>>
>>
>> Jeff C
>>
>
> <NavigationItem_regroup.png>
>
>
>


-- 
Shawn

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