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From Angelo van der Sijpt <>
Subject Re: Running Samples with the Maven Based Build
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2010 20:31:50 GMT
Hm, yes, about the drag and drop... It's very well possible this does not work on Firefox.
Last time I checked, Safari and Chrome were both fine. This has something to do with the dnd
plugin we use.


On Oct 6, 2010, at 8:45 PM, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:

> Hi Zoe,
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 12:06 AM, zoe slattery <> wrote:
>>  On 06/10/2010 18:34, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Angelo van der Sijpt
>>> <>  wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> Indeed, I created a set of screencasts quite some time ago. You can find
>>>> links to them at .
>>> Thanks for the reference Angelo. Will try this out and get back if I
>>> run into any issues.
>> Hi - I followed through Angelo's 'Simple Deployment' video and got up to the
>> point where I could add the three files (servicebased-host.jar etc) as
>> 'Artifacts'. The next step in the video shows creating 'Group's and
>> associating the artifacts with groups. In the current WebUI the 'Group'
>> column is replaced with 'Feature'. I was hoping that this was just a name
>> change - however, although I could create 'Feature's,  the drag and drop
>> which should associate Artifacts with Features does not work for me.
> I'm also stuck at this point. I can add any OSGi bundle into the
> artifact column. I can create new features and distributions in the
> corresponding columns. But the drag-n-drop across different columns
> doesn't seem to do anything. Any help would be much appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Hiranya
> Any
>> suggestions on how to figure out what is not working would be welcome :-)
>> Zoe
>>> Thanks,
>>> Hiranya
>>>> Angelo
>>>> On Oct 6, 2010, at 12:05 PM, Toni Menzel wrote:
>>>>> Hi Zoe,
>>>>> glad to see you + aries people here on ace. ;)
>>>>> The log message "Highest remote: null / Highest local: null" was also
>>>>> a little confusing to me, but it just says, that there is nothing to
>>>>> be deployed on the managementagent (old speak: gateway) yet.
>>>>> About: "The WebUI is there but looks a little odd"
>>>>> Its a rush GWT port of a commercial UI that has not been open sourced
>>>>> by luminis. Currently, Marcel is doing a Vaadlin Version instead -
>>>>> heard its much more straightforward to develop such a ui than raw GWT.
>>>>> So, better we'll wait for him here. But i agree the current webUI is
>>>>> not the best thing since sliced bread.
>>>>> But it works, i believe there was a screencast on how to use it by
>>>>> Angelo ? Not sure. If not we should make one. Otherwise its quite hard
>>>>> to get started.
>>>>> As a quick hint: you need to add bundles the repository by copying
>>>>> them to the upload folder (not sure, its called repository i guess in
>>>>> the server folder). They should appear on the left column in the ui.
>>>>> Also, when running one or more gateways, they should appear in the UI,
>>>>> too.
>>>>> Now you can bring the "two" together by wiring them: create a group,
>>>>> drag the artifact (left) on the group, and so on. So its drag an drop
>>>>> based. Coloring indicate "wired" pieces.
>>>>> Bottomline:
>>>>> Your builds are fine, just the UI needs assistance and/or a replacement.
>>>>> Toni
>>>>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 11:31 AM, zoe slattery<>
>>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>>  On 05/10/2010 22:59, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi Devs,
>>>>>>> As I understand the two main tutorials available on the website
>>>>>>> (Getting started with file based server, Getting started with
Web UI
>>>>>>> server) deal with the legacy module in the Ace trunk. So I guess
>>>>>>> have to build the legacy module using Ant to follow these articles.
>>>>>>> I correct? Are there any similar documents for the Maven based
>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>> I have exactly the same problem. I followed the build instructions
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> maven build, got the server running and the gateway (albeit with
>>>>>> distracting info message every second(?) "Highest remote: null /
>>>>>> Highest
>>>>>> local: null") - did not get any further than this so far. The WebUI
>>>>>> there
>>>>>> but looks a little odd - I'd like to get the command line instructions
>>>>>> working, any pointers would be much appreciated.
>>>>>> Zoė
>>>>> --
>>>>> Toni Menzel ||
> -- 
> Hiranya Jayathilaka
> Senior Software Engineer;
> WSO2 Inc.;
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