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From "Milind W" <mailingl...@mymunshi.com>
Subject Re: How to start with OFBiz
Date Sun, 03 Aug 2008 20:44:22 GMT
So can I write a hello4 tutorial for illustrating security that uses
hello3 as the base with minor modifications?
Or do I need to write one from scratch?

> From: "Milind W" <mailinglist@mymunshi.com>
>> hi,
>> I chose the  hello tutorial as it provides complete code (at least
>> screen
>> shots of the code).
>>
>> The wiki tutorial just list the steps without any code for accomplishing
>> the steps. I don't think its very useful for a newbie.
>>
>> e.g
>> "Define services for CRUD operations for Party entity. Name of services
>> will be createPracticeParty, updatePracticeParty, deletePracticeParty"
>
> About this point the wiki tutorial could be updated/enhanced using the new
> engine="entity-auto" atttibute exposed in
> http://www.nabble.com/The-fancy-new-entity-auto-service-execution-engine-td18674040.html
>
>> How should the newbie figure out what should be the content of each of
>> those services.
>> Yes you can try to figure out stuff by looking at example but it's
>> easier
>> to having a independent working tutorial with complete code.
>>
>> It would be nice to have hello4  hello5 ... each explaining one  concept
>> at a time with complete code.
>> So hello4 could be how to enable security. Hello5 could how to send and
>> setup email etc...
>
> I'm not sure Si would allow his work, even amended to run, to be included
> in OFBiz documentation. We (you? ;o) could create new one
> in the same spirit maybe using Example component concepts. And of course
> Hello4, Hello5, ... would be welcome..;
>
> Thanks
>
> Jacques
>
>> I don't mind taking a crack it I keep making progress with ofbiz.
>>
>> Thanks
>> -Milind
>>
>>> curious why you chose the example instead of
>>> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBIZ/OFBiz+Beginner%27s+Development+Guide+Using+Practice+Application
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Milind W sent the following on 8/2/2008 3:45 PM:
>>>> hi,
>>>> Based on my experience which is not much so far.
>>>>
>>>> 1)Start my installing ofbiz
>>>> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBADMIN/Demo+and+Test+Setup+Guide
>>>> Make sure your JAVA_HOME environment variable is set to Java JDK.
>>>> You will have to get the source using a svn tool or you could download
>>>> a
>>>> build directly from
>>>> http://build.hotwaxmedia.com/
>>>>
>>>> 2)Use eclipse as IDE definitely helps in searching and modifying
>>>> files.
>>>> Use the  xml plugin.
>>>> http://xmlbuddy.com/2.0/licensed.html
>>>> Unzip the file in your eclipse plugin folder.
>>>>
>>>> 3)Download and watch the training videos (1 to 9)
>>>> http://docs.ofbiz.org/display/OFBTECH/Framework+Introduction+Videos+and+Diagrams
>>>>
>>>> 4)Start with Si Chens hello 1-3 tutorials.
>>>> http://www.opensourcestrategies.com/ofbiz/tutorials.php
>>>> I had trouble getting them to work but figuring out the problem has
>>>> helped
>>>> me understand some of the concepts. Let me know if anyone has problems
>>>> with the tutorials and I will be glad to send the working versions I
>>>> have.
>>>>
>>>> 5)It would be a good if you understand the concepts like 1 to 1, 1 to
>>>> Many
>>>> and Many to Many relationships.
>>>> If not you should definitely familiarize your self before you start
>>>> building your own applications.
>>>>
>>>> 6)Try modifying existing application or create your new examples.
>>>> Post your doubts here on user@ofbiz.apache.org and hope someone will
>>>> answer your question and not send you general wiki links or ask you to
>>>> read a bunch of documentation.
>>>>
>>>> Good luck.
>>>> -Milind
>>>>
>>>>> hello,I am new to OFBiz, Please give me some pointer to move on
>>>>> further
>>>>> for development in OFBiz.Thanks--Sneha
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