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From gauravjlj@gmail.com <gaurav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Separate module for custom backend code and UI
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2018 17:11:16 GMT
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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