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From Nirmal Fernando <nirmal070...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Stratos for Graduation?
Date Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:23:27 GMT
On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 10:46 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:

> A nice idea might be for some of the committers to write a "Getting
> Started" guide for contributors. You could point to self-contained
> areas of the code, or bits that contributing to does not require too
> much pre-existing knowledge. Another idea is to have a JIRA field
> where you can flag the difficulty of the feature, so that people can
> choose "easy", "medium", or "hard" depending on experience with the
> codebase.
>

Ah.. yes... I've seen something similar in Apache Derby too (AFAIR a flag
like 'beginner'). Thanks for the suggestion Noah.

>
> On 28 November 2013 10:34, Imesh Gunaratne <imesh@apache.org> wrote:
> > Hi Chris,
> >
> > It's really nice to hear from you and appreciate your contributions so
> far.
> >
> > Yes its definitely possible to work on components like load balancer in
> > isolation with the new message driven architecture. I will send a
> separate
> > mail describing how to setup the development environment for the load
> > balancer.
> >
> > At the moment we have list of items to be implemented in Stratos load
> > balancer. You could find the complete task list here [1].
> >
> > 1. New functionality to expose load balancing statistics to a file or
> socket
> > (or both):
> > At the moment we have support for publishing load balancing statistics
> to a
> > Complex Event Processor but we may also need to publish them to a
> > file/socket for easy access.
> >
> > 2. New functionality to replicate state of the load balancer:
> > We need to implement a state replication functionality to be able to
> > replicate sessions to other load balancers in a cluster.
> >
> > More importantly if you have suggestions for improvements those could
> also
> > be discussed and implemented.
> >
> > [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/STRATOS-97
> >
> > Many Thanks
> > Imesh
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 2:20 PM, chris snow <chsnow123@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> Is there something that can be done to introduce developers to smaller
> >> standalone parts of the code base?
> >>
> >> In my spare time (evenings, weekends, etc), I'm trying to understand the
> >> overall architecture and all of the components, but that is quite a lot
> of
> >> code to trawl through.  It will be quite some time before I am really
> able
> >> to contribute.
> >>
> >> If I could focus on one smaller component, for example load balancer,
> then
> >> it will be much quicker for me to get up to speed and start
> contributing.
> >>
> >> Is it possible to work on components (like load balancer) in isolation?
> >> For example, is it possible to build and deploy the load balancer
> standalone
> >> or run it from eclipse without having to worry about the rest of the
> stratos
> >> codebase?
> >>
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Noah Slater
> https://twitter.com/nslater
>



-- 
Best Regards,
Nirmal

Nirmal Fernando.
PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.

Blog: http://nirmalfdo.blogspot.com/

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