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From Niclas Hedhman <nic...@hedhman.org>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:14:34 GMT
yeah, they are written in Markdown, and either placed inside manual/
directory, or near the source code of what the text is about, such as
inside core/api/src/docs or tutorials/introduction/src/docs/

Cheers
Niclas

On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Prince Arora <aroraprince151@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Niclas,
>
> Thank you for the reply. I have started looking at the documents and
> working on COP consents. I guess documents and tutorials can be the first
> thing that i can help with.
> Thanks
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Niclas Hedhman <niclas@hedhman.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi and welcome to Apache Zest,
> >
> > I have good news, and perhaps less good news. The good news is that this
> is
> > a small community with relatively slow progress, so it is easy to get to
> > know everyone, get help and keep up with what is going on. I think we
> > average one mail per day over a quarter, so not too hard.
> > But, Zest is about Composite Oriented Programming (COP), a paradigm
> coined
> > by this community (then Qi4j) about 9 years ago. And COP on Java is
> > mind-bending, so you might be in for a shock therapeutic experience going
> > forward.
> >
> > Now, regarding the "Migrate to Java 8"; Most of the work is done, but
> there
> > are a LOT (too much!) of things we want to do in the 3.0 release.
> >
> > First of all, I think you need to familarize yourself with the Zest
> > programming model. For instance, understanding that;
> >
> > public interface Person extends HasName, HasAge{}
> >
> > public interface HasName {
> >     Property<String> name();
> > }
> >
> > @Mixins( HasAge.Mixin.class )
> > public interface HasAge {
> >     int age();
> >     int age( LocalDate at );
> >
> >     Property<LocalDate> birthdate();
> >
> >     abstract class Mixin
> >         implements HasAge {
> >
> >         public int age(){
> >             return age( LocalDate.now() );
> >         }
> >
> >         public int age( LocalDate at ) {
> >             return Period.between( birthdate().get(), at ).getYears();
> >         }
> >     }
> > }
> >
> > With the above entity (of type Person), Zest will wire up this to
> actually
> > work without additional code, and one could do;
> >
> > @UnitOfWorkPropagation( MANDATORY )  // if unit of work isn't in
> progress,
> > this will fail
> > public Iterator<Person> findPerson( String name )
> > {
> >     QueryBuilder qb = queryBuilderFactory.newQueryBuilder( Person.class
> );
> >     HasName template = templateFor( HasName.class );
> >     qb = qb.where( eq( template.name(), name ) );
> >     Query<Person> q = unitOfWorkFactory.currentUnitOfWork().newQuery( qb
> > );
> >     return q.iterator();
> > }
> >
> > To query for all person with a given name in the underlying entity store.
> >
> > To get these basics, I think that you should try out the Qi4j 2.1
> release,
> > and do some simple examples from the Tutorials section first. And please
> > come back with questions and suggestions on how to improve the tutorials.
> > That is something we really need at the moment.
> >
> > After that, if you are still at your senses, you might want to tackle
> > relatively easy tasks first, such as "multi @Constraints, @Concerns and
> > @Mixins annotations" or an extension for a new entity store. The latter
> > having the advantage of a ready-made test kit. Or you might be interested
> > in creating more tests to get the hang of how apps are written with Zest.
> >
> > Once again, welcome to a mind-blowing world of Composite Oriented
> > Programming.
> >
> >
> > Cheers
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 2:56 PM, Prince Arora <aroraprince151@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Everyone,
> > >
> > > My self Prince Arora and i am working as senior developer in an IT
> > services
> > > based organisation in India. I have 4 years of experience working in
> Java
> > > and really want to give my contribution to community.
> > > I have worked with CMS like Adobe AEM, Jahia, products like Adobe Live
> > > cycle, and other technologies and frameworks like Spring, JPA, Swing,
> > > Digital Signing and Encryption, Mongo, SQL, Linux and application
> servers
> > > like Apache Tomcat and Wildfly.
> > > I have used some of Apache's frameworks like httpcomponents,
> > commons-lang,
> > > common-io, commons-net.
> > >
> > > I am going through the code and issues in Jira. I will be really happy
> to
> > > give my contribution and open for suggestions.
> > >
> > > Since this is my first contribution in an open source project, i will
> be
> > > needing little bit help with the procedures and best practices. Let me
> > know
> > > how and where i can start giving my contribution.
> > >
> > > Thanks.
> > > Prince Arora
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
> > http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java
> >
>



-- 
Niclas Hedhman, Software Developer
http://zest.apache.org - New Energy for Java

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