[xwiki-devs] Interest in GSoC with XWiki

vipunreddy.n at gmail.com vipunreddy.n at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 06:28:57 UTC 2011


Hi Christian,

On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 2:25 AM, Christian Pels <caapels at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Caty for the prompt response.
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 12:07 PM, Ecaterina Moraru (Valica) <
> valicac at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi Christian,
> >
> > On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 20:26, Christian Pels <caapels at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello All,
> >>
> >> I am writing this to be a self introductory mail to the XWiki community.
> I
> >> am a Computer Engineering student at the University of Duisburg Essen,
> >> Germany.
> >>
> >> I am interested in the undertaking the Android related project for
> Summer
> >> of
> >> Code,I am interested primarily in the long term project of building a
> >> library to be used in XWiki android clients.
> >>
> >> In the area of programming capabilities, I have experience with the
> tools
> >> and technologies as detailed on the xwiki development wiki, I primarily
> >> use
> >> Eclipse and have used Maven, Ant, Git and others for several school and
> >> personal project (Android applications).
> >>
> >> (I am looking forward though to getting more exposure on these and
> others
> >> by
> >> joining and using them in an open source community).
> >>
> >
> > Nice to meet you :)
> > Please check out the other threads about GSOC where we already discussed
> > some points there:
> > - about the project
> > http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/6oqjrisfei7ndh6g
> >
>
>  Gone through the mails sent there. but from I gather (Stand to be
> corrected)  the direction for the project has clearly outlined. I like the
> idea of using a cross platform to allow the application to be easily
> adaptable, but not much was said about building the library.
> And I am a bit confused as to whether the two are being considered as
> distinct project or are they meant to be done together by a single person
> as
> one project.
>
> >
> > - about resources for building
> > http://xwiki.markmail.org/thread/ptnaptmccfhz44x6
> >
>
> i checked out the code yesterday, I read from the wiki about getting a
> gazillion eclipse project when I import from just the root directory, but I
> wanted to see the full scope and thought well the cant be that many?? I was
> wrong :-D. I can see the project is very extensive.
> My question is where to focus on when beginning. I choose the import only
> the Application core project (After I got amazed, by the gazillion).
> But I want to know about which packages basic which will help me get up and
> running quick.
>
> As you are advised to make use of XWiki REST API for this project.You can
start looking at it, make yourself familiar with it first.

    XWiki REST API Source :
http://svn.xwiki.org/svnroot/xwiki/platform/core/trunk/xwiki-rest/
    Documentation :
http://platform.xwiki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Features/XWikiRESTfulAPI



> Thanks
>
>
>
>
> >
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Caty
> >
> >
> >>
> >> I have been able to checkout the source,  but kinda in a jungle now,
> >> because
> >> there are a lot of projects. Will be glad if any one can point me in the
> >> right direction, with regards to where I should look first in
> relationship
> >> to the project I want to undertake.
> >>
> >> Regards.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Chris Pels
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> >
> >
>
>
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Good Luck for your application.
--
Arun



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