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From Coty Sutherland <csuth...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat Embedded Quickstarts
Date Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:32:13 GMT
On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 9:24 AM, Rémy Maucherat <remm@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 3:13 PM, Coty Sutherland <csutherl@redhat.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Sorry for cross posting, but I thought this pertinent to both lists.
>>
>> I hear that there was lots of talk about quickstarts and/or the need
>> for quickstarts at the most recent TomcatCon. I've been working on
>> some off and on for a while now and rather enjoy creating them; I'd
>> like to formalize them into something that the Tomcat distribution can
>> utilize. While I'm working on that, does anyone out there already have
>> a collection of quickstarts that they'd like to share/contribute? Or
>> does anyone want to contribute to a quickstarts development
>> initiative? What sort of quickstarts would people like to see? And
>> lastly, where would they live (I don't see any repositories for
>> quickstarts on the Apache github)?
>>
>> I have a small set of quickstarts here
>> https://github.com/csutherl/tomcat-embedded-quickstarts/ with a couple
>> listed TODO items that came from some questions in #tomcat on freenode
>> and other places that I plan to start expanding.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>>
>> That's good especially since we had complaints at that ApacheCon about the
> lack of any promotion/push for Tomcat embedded.

I heard :) One my goals as a contributor is to make the project easier
to consume for new people, whether they are users or contributors. I
think having quickstarts will get us some traction with those
developers that don't do Java regularly, or are new to it as a
programming language. If we can give those people a few building
blocks to use that will accelerate their project startup time/POC
development and give them warm feelings about what a nice experience
it was :)

>
> Rémy

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