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From "Jacques Le Roux" <jacques.le.r...@les7arts.com>
Subject Re: OSGi based OFBiz framework
Date Fri, 16 Apr 2010 08:48:33 GMT
Yes good question indeed. I guess it's a "OSGi based OFBiz framework" POC ;o)

Jacques

From: "BJ Freeman" <bjfree@free-man.net>
> could you explain what I am looking at and what it shows that you
> consider important, relative to ofbiz?
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> Raj Saini sent the following on 4/16/2010 12:37 AM:
>> Those who want to peek into running example without installing the
>> application, here is the link:
>> 
>> http://www.viithiisys.com:9999/demo?startup=example
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Raj
>> 
>> On 16/04/10 01:51, Raj Saini wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I have been working on OSGi and OFBiz integration for a while. I could
>>> successfully, run the OFBiz framework (entity engine and service
>>> engine) as OSGi services. With this integration it is possible to run
>>> Framework only OFBiz and use the OFBiz service engine for non form
>>> widget applications (e.g. GWT, JSF etc). This should be interesting
>>> for people wanting to use the service engine and entity engine.
>>>
>>> For my experiment I have  Eclipse RAP (http://www.eclipse.org/rap) for
>>> presentation layer and ported the part of Example application. My RAP
>>> example application is using OFBiz entity engine to fetch some of the
>>> data and service engine to create and update the examples.
>>>
>>> I have uploaded the installable bundle at SF and it is available at
>>> https://sourceforge.net/projects/ofbiz-osgi/files/osgi-ofbiz.tar.bz2/download
>>>
>>>
>>> Requirements:
>>>
>>> Platform - Current distribution works only on Linux (x86_64) systems.
>>> This restriction is due to the executable including in the
>>> distribution. It should be possible to run it using java -jar command
>>> but it will need some configuration which is not ready yet.
>>>
>>> Database - PostgreSQL DB server with database named 'ofbiz' and owned
>>> by user 'ofbiz' and password 'ofbiz'.  It is possible to use other
>>> databases but there are not JDBC driver bundles yet. Database server
>>> must be running on localhost. It is possible to use the server running
>>> on other hosts but it will need the change in entityengine.xml.
>>>
>>> Demo data - OFBiz demo data loaded in the database as I am using
>>> example and other related entities in the demo application.
>>>
>>> Install & Run:
>>>
>>> 1. Extract the tar achieve on your hard disk.
>>> 2. Change to osgi-ofbiz folder.
>>> 3. Execute ./ofbiz -console.
>>> 4. point your browser to http://localhost:8080/demo?startup=example
>>>
>>> Example application is written using Eclipse RAP. On application
>>> startup, you should see a table with existing examples in the left
>>> pane. Try changing the length of the columns.
>>>
>>> Double clicking on a example should open it in the right pane editor.
>>> Changing a field value in the editor should show instantly in the
>>> right left panel (table view). Try emptying the name field in the
>>> editor and it should show you a validation decorator. Hovering mouse
>>> on decorator should show you the validation message. As soon as you
>>> change any field, an asterisk (*) should appear next to the title on
>>> editor pane. Trying closing the editor and you should see a dialog box
>>> prompting to save before closing. Save the example by clicking on save
>>> button on toolbar.
>>>
>>> 3. Try creating an new example. Save the example and you should see
>>> the newly added example in the left pane without browser refresh.
>>>
>>> Should you need any further help, feel free to ask me. Look forward to
>>> your feedback.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Raj
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>> 
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