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From Trygve Laugstøl <tryg...@apache.org>
Subject Re: APTEditor + Doxia
Date Thu, 26 Jul 2007 09:49:55 GMT
Lukas Theussl wrote:
> 
> 
> Vincent Siveton wrote:
>> Hi Math!
>>
>> I recently add a pointer on your tool, so I am aware about your tool.
>>
>> 2007/7/25, Mathieu Avoine <avoinemt@gmail.com>:
>>
>>> Hi everyone,
>>>
>>> I'm developing an Eclipse plugin called APT Editor which, like its name
>>> suggests, is an editor/viewer for APT files. Basically, it offers an 
>>> "edit"
>>> pane to update the contents of the document, and a "view" pane to 
>>> preview
>>> the formatted version of the document in HTML.
>>
>>
>> It is a great tool for dev. We could have a live renderer.
>>
>>> The project page is http://apteditor.sf.net
>>>
>>> Some people asked me if it was possible to offer the possibility to use
>>> Maven Doxia's parser/renderer instead of the original code from pixware.
>>> Sounds like a good idea to me, however not being a Doxia developer 
>>> (not even
>>> a Maven user to be honest) I wouldn't know where to look.
>>>
>>> I'd appreciate if someone could give me some pointers as to how I could
>>> integrate Doxia with the APT Editor. To summarize, I'd need to know what
>>> libraries to load and what methods to invoke to generate an HTML 
>>> version of
>>> a given APT file into a chosen directory.
>>
>>
>> First, I suggest you to do a smart co of the doxia site
>> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/maven/doxia/site
>> We added lot of documentations these days.
> 
> Would be nice if we could publish the new docs already (for people who 
> are not familiar with maven to build the site themselves), at least 
> somewhere on a stage site, or even live, since the main site is just 
> user docs. WDYT?
> 
>>
>> And another co from the full doxia project
>>
>> The apt parser is here:
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/maven/doxia/doxia/trunk/doxia-modules/doxia-module-apt

> 
> 
> Another link that might be useful is Trygve's doxia-editor:
> 
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/maven/sandbox/trunk/doxia/doxia-editor/
> 
> It's still in the sandbox and not very much advanced (it currently only 
> does apt -> xdoc conversion, and that not correctly... :( ), but from 
> what I understand, it's supposed to be a stand-alone editor/renderer for 
> any doxia-supported format.

The biggest problem with creating an editor for Doxia is that Doxia has 
no object model, it is all about events which is a major PITA. The only 
thing that is usable from the editor I made is the stuff that builds the 
objects.

--
Trygve

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