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From Taher Alkhateeb <slidingfilame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Separate module for custom backend code and UI
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2018 19:44:17 GMT
You can simply create your own theme, that would customize the interface
heavily while utilizing the DSL that comes with OFBiz

On Fri, Jun 1, 2018, 8:11 PM gauravjlj@gmail.com <gauravjlj@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thanks Rajesh! As of now I'm just looking to use my UI instead of out of
> the box, so was checking how can I do that or the best way of doing that.
>
> On 2018/06/01 15:41:46, Rajesh Mallah <mallah.rajesh@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Gaurav ,
> >
> > In my case i have built an backend application using by favorite
> > platform that communicates to OFBiz using XML/RPC .
> >
> > my backend speaks to frontend using JSON and to backend
> > ofbiz webservices using XML/RPC.
> >
> >
> > This is one of the "options" .
> >
> > Please note since XML/RPC or SOAP is language-agnostic you
> > could use your favorite backend tool/framework to talk to backend.
> >
> > Things that i miss in this approach are:
> > (1) Seamless user session handling .
> > (2) Lack of transaction control.
> >       ( eg if you do 5 things in XML/RPC and 1 to 4 commits in DB and
> your
> >        5 things fails , there is no easy way to undo/rollback 1 to 4,
> this
> > is becoz
> >        each webservice is running in its on transaction , there is no way
> > to bundle
> >        N number of webservices call in one transaction context )
> >
> > pls note these are not limitation of OFBiz but of this approach.
> >
> >
> > regds
> > mallah.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 8:52 PM, gauravjlj@gmail.com <gauravjlj@gmail.com
> >
> > wrote:
> >
> > > I'm not quite sure at that moment but my primary goal is to build my
> own
> > > UI, can you just what might be the options for me.
> > >
> > > On 2018/05/31 19:15:06, Rajesh Mallah <mallah.rajesh@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi Gauravjlj ,
> > > >
> > > > Senior/experienced members might suggest more.
> > > >
> > > > It would also help if you could tell us more about your primary
> > > > development setup like web-framework , frontend layer etc.
> > > >
> > > > OFBiz is a very flexible and open system hence you can apply
> > > > your own choice regarding how to integrate it, initial learning curve
> > > > is bit high.
> > > > Documentation can be seen in various links under :
> > > > http://ofbiz.apache.org/  --> DOCS
> > > >
> > > > If you are comfortable with database schemas you may
> > > > browse  ,
> > > >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OFBIZ/Data+Model+Diagrams
> > > > to get idea of various entities and relationships.
> > > >
> > > > I have been playing around with OFBiz for past 6-7 months and i feel
> > > > comfortable now.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Regds
> > > > mallah.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Fri, Jun 1, 2018 at 12:15 AM, gauravjlj@gmail.com <
> > > gauravjlj@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Thanks Rajesh. I'm kind of newbie for ofbiz, would you be kind to
> > > redirect
> > > > > me to documentation for this or something to start with and to
> > > understand
> > > > > this stuff.
> > > > >
> > > > > On 2018/05/31 15:46:17, Rajesh Mallah <mallah.rajesh@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > > > > Hi Gauravjlj ,
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Its very much possible. And there are multiple solutions.
> > > > > > I am doing the same in my own way utilizing OFBiz as the core
> > > backend.
> > > > > > I use XML/RPC to interact with OFBiz webservices there 3600+
of
> them
> > > .
> > > > > >
> > > > > > regds
> > > > > > mallah.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, May 31, 2018 at 8:38 PM, gauravjlj@gmail.com <
> > > > > gauravjlj@gmail.com>
> > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > I want to use ofbiz as an online eCommerce store at least
for
> the
> > > now
> > > > > but
> > > > > > > UI seems very old and can't fit in today's time.
> > > > > > > So,
> > > > > > > I would be having many changing in business logic in
> > > backend/frontend
> > > > > and
> > > > > > > I don't want to change the existing logic rather I want
to
> build a
> > > top
> > > > > > > layer which will include my new UI and custom backend code,
So
> out
> > > of
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > box code remains intact in that modular approach and also
if
> any
> > > new
> > > > > > > release comes then it would be very easy to upgrade my
system.
> Is
> > > that
> > > > > > > possible. We do the same thing in Oracle Commerce but I
can't
> > > afford
> > > > > it :)
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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