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From GESCONSULTOR - Óscar Bou <o....@gesconsultor.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSSION] Should we refactor the Wicket viewer to use Bootstrap?
Date Tue, 03 Sep 2013 10:36:12 GMT
Hi, Dan.

What would be your best estimate? We should release at mid-october (end of october at most).


Our core expertise is not on UI technologies, but perhaps you could consider we can help if
the timeline is ok.


Thanks,

Oscar



El 03/09/2013, a las 12:08, Dan Haywood <dan@haywood-associates.co.uk> escribió:

> Thanks for these thoughts, Oscar.
> 
> It would be a big plus if we could improve the Wicket viewer to the point
> that you felt you could abandon your custom viewer; that way we are all (in
> the community) pooling our collective development efforts.  It might also
> make less urgent some of the other tickets you've raised recently regarding
> establishing a formal API for such custom viewers (something I consider to
> be a bigger piece of work than switching to using bootstrap).
> 
> Cheers
> Dan
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On 3 September 2013 10:54, GESCONSULTOR - Óscar Bou
> <o.bou@gesconsultor.com>wrote:
> 
>> 
>> +1 to the refactoring.
>> 
>> Currently we are forced to maintain our current "custom viewer", but with
>> a more "easily customized" viewer we could migrate it.
>> 
>> I think that the "automatic" viewer generation is the most valued feature
>> of the Isis framework,  but the current implementation is not "as flexible
>> as it's expected" for customizations.
>> I guess it would gain a lot of supporters between leads and prospects that
>> can consider Apache Isis in the near future.
>> 
>> It can be a big driver for adoption.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> 
>> Oscar
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> El 03/09/2013, a las 09:12, Dan Haywood <dan@haywood-associates.co.uk>
>> escribió:
>> 
>>> Hi Cuneyt,
>>> good to hear you've had good experiences going this way.  Yes, that does
>>> like an existing integration that would be well worth considering.
>>> 
>>> I guess for the moment I'm canvassing whether bootstrappifying is in
>> itself
>>> a good idea (rather than how to go about doing this).
>>> 
>>> Thx
>>> Dan
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 3 September 2013 07:48, Cuneyt Ozen <cuneyto@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi Dan,
>>>> 
>>>> How about wicket-bootstrap <
>> https://github.com/l0rdn1kk0n/wicket-bootstrap
>>>>> ?
>>>> I have been doing fair amount of work with it lately. And I am pretty
>> much
>>>> contented with it.
>>>> 
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> Cuneyt
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 9:43 PM, Dan Haywood <
>> dan@haywood-associates.co.uk
>>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi folks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> A few days back [1] Ezequiel asked a question about how to style the
>> CSS
>>>> in
>>>>> Wicket viewer, and Oscar provided a few pointers (thanks for that, by
>> the
>>>>> way...).  Even so, my suspicion is that restyling the look and feel of
>>>> the
>>>>> whole app is a lot more work than it ought to.
>>>>> 
>>>>> At the same time, in the recent work I did on dynamic layouts
>> [2,3,4,5],
>>>> I
>>>>> introduced a dependency on the Bootstrap library [6], just for the grid
>>>>> layout.
>>>>> 
>>>>> But, it seems to me that we could probably refactor the Wicket viewer
>> to
>>>>> adopt all of the Bootstrap components.  Given that Bootstrap supports
>>>> LESS,
>>>>> a custom skin could be implemented just by using Bootstrap's
>>>> customization
>>>>> page [8].  Or, there are lots of pre-built themes out there eg [9,10].
>>>>> 
>>>>> So, what do people think?  Is this a piece of work worth doing?  (And,
>>>>> would anyone be interested in helping out if so... :-)
>>>>> 
>>>>> Cheers
>>>>> Dan
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> [1] http://markmail.org/message/tdidddjuher6yqac
>>>>> [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ISIS-468
>>>>> [3] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ISIS-469
>>>>> [4] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ISIS-470
>>>>> [5] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/ISIS-475
>>>>> [6] http://getbootstrap.com/
>>>>> [7] http://getbootstrap.com/css/#grid
>>>>> [8] http://getbootstrap.com/customize/
>>>>> [9] http://bootswatch.com/
>>>>> [10] https://wrapbootstrap.com/
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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