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From Ulrich Stärk <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Apache Isis: project pre-proposal: looking for mentors and a sponsor
Date Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:12:31 GMT
I'm especially interested in a Tapestry integration ;). You might want to consider me as a
committer...

Uli

On 21.07.2010 11:56, Dan Haywood wrote:
> We're considering proposing a group of related open source projects to
> the Apache Incubator. At an unconference a few weekends ago I met and
> sounded out Bertrand Delacrataz and Lars Eilebrecht, who suggested a
> brief posting here would be a good first step.
>
> So: the Apache Isis (?) project will provide the ability to rapidly
> develop domain-driven applications. Built on the Naked Objects framework
> (http://nakedobjects.org) and a number of related sister projects
> (http://starobjects.org), it allows full stack apps to be built just by
> writing pojo domain objects. Technically, it's somewhat akin to an ORM,
> but rather than just automatically persisting your objects, it
> automatically provides all the other necessary layers. This means that
> the development goes very very quickly, focusing on the bit that really
> matters; the business application.
>
> One particularly important aspect is the ability to customise the
> generated UIs. The framework supports pluggable viewers running either
> as webapps and RIA, and uses existing libraries such as Apache Wicket to
> support customisation. The framework as a whole is customisable and
> provides a plugin architecture to allow the other components to be
> pluggable.
>
> For some time Naked Objects, the framework, has elicited interest from
> "early adopters", but our community remains small. We're hoping that
> Apache will provide a platform by which we can grow our community into
> the "early majority". We can demonstrate the commitment to do this (two
> books have been written on Naked Objects). Until recently there were
> just two main committers, both freelancer developers based in the UK.
> Since then we have picked up three new committers (in Sweden, USA and
> South Africa), two directly attributable to the publication of the
> second of these books in Dec 2009.
>
>  From our understanding of the Apache process, our proposal will need
> some mentors and a sponsor. Vincent Massol (Maven) has already offered,
> as has James Carman (Wicket). We're hoping that this post might interest
> a few more, in which case we'll post a formal project proposal.
>
> Thanks for reading this, looking forward to your replies.
>
> Dan Haywood
> Robert Matthews
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