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From Anne Kathrine Petteroe <yoji...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Exploiting Scala Buzz
Date Thu, 23 Apr 2009 14:34:29 GMT
I think documenting the current code should be on top of our list.
I have created a task in Jira for it.

/Anne


On 22. april. 2009, at 08.48, Richard Hirsch wrote:

> I actually tried to do some Scala work in ESME but without  
> documentation I
> was lost pretty fast.
>
> D.
>
> On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Vassil Dichev <vdichev@apache.org>  
> wrote:
>
>>> Does anyone have suggestions, how Apache ESME can use this  
>>> interest to
>>> increase its community?
>>
>> I think the best part is that we don't need to do anything different
>> than what we have to do anyway :)
>>
>>> I have a few ideas:
>>>
>>>  - A guide to how to use ESME to learn Scala -- (@Vassil - do you  
>>> have
>>>  ideas?)
>>
>> Popularity surge or not, this might be a good idea; of course it has
>> to be adapted to ESME's concepts.
>>
>>>  - A few tips to try out on a local ESME installation to learn  
>>> Scala.
>>>  "Hello World" experience with ESME.
>>
>> A very interesting idea would be to use different components from  
>> ESME
>> to create e.g. a Twitter bot; some of the code from ESME actions was
>> initially reused by a standalone bot which feeds items into ESME.
>>
>>>  - Better documentation in our existing Scala code (look here for a
>> better
>>>  example -
>>>
>> http://scala-tools.org/mvnsites/liftweb/lift-amqp/scaladocs/net/liftweb/amqp/AMQPDispatcher.scala.html
>> ),
>>>  so that beginners have an idea what we are doing in our code base.
>>
>>>  - More PR work to point people to the Apache ESME site.
>>
>> Absolutely- but I feel before we need to point hordes of potential
>> developers to our site, we should have something more presentable :(
>> maybe not a requirement for a motivated developer if they see  
>> promise,
>> but nevertheless finding out easily how to get started could come a
>> long way.
>>


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