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From Roy Lenferink <rlenfer...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Celix site
Date Wed, 02 Jan 2019 22:15:29 GMT
Without any objections for the past 72 hours, I've merged the changes in to
the celix-site repository.
I'll open a vote shortly for moving over from the current svnpubsub to a
gitpubsub approach.

- Roy

Op zo 30 dec. 2018 om 18:21 schreef Roy Lenferink <rlenferink@apache.org>:

> Hi all,
>
> Just before the year ends, I finished a proof of concept which IMO may
> replace the current Celix website. Our current site still resides in SVN
> and is using the Apache CMS for publishing any changes to the website. This
> way it is hard for someone to contribute changes back to our site or even
> for Celix committers it is hard to track down any errors during the build
> process. As an example, with our move to Gitbox, the link on the Celix site
> needed to be updated as well, which broke the side-menu its design [1]
>
> A few months ago, the celix-site repository was created [2] with the
> intention to move to git.
>
> I have taken the liberty to redesign the website using Jekyll [3] as
> static website generator and using bootstrap (MIT licensed) for the theme
> of the website [4]. The source of this is still in my fork of the
> celix-site repository if anyone wants to view it [5]. The main celix
> repository is added as submodule and markdown files are copied from the
> celix repository to the celix-site repository were they are converted to
> HTML by Jekyll. I've chosen Jekyll over another static website generator as
> Hugo because of Jekylls support for plugins. Community support for Jekyll
> is a bit broader as well.
>
> The master branch will be used for the source of the website, whereas the
> asf-site branch will be used for the generated content of the website. A
> live example of the (latest) generated website can be viewed here [6]. The
> download page is the only thing not working on my hosted instance, but when
> it will be hosted on ASF infrastructure this won't be a problem. Comparing
> an input markdown file [7] with the generated output [8] I can say
> everything is still perfectly readable.
>
> Currently, I am using the publish.sh script to deploy the site from the
> master to the asf-site branch, but ideally this will be executed by a
> Jenkins job on builds.apache.org.
>
> Are there any objections before I merge the changes back to the main
> celix-site repository?
>
> - Roy
>
> [1] https://celix.apache.org
> [2] https://github.com/apache/celix-site
> [3] https://jekyllrb.com/
> [4] https://getbootstrap.com/
> [5] https://github.com/rlenferink/celix-site
> [6] http://celix.roylenferink.nl/
> [7]
> https://github.com/apache/celix/blob/master/documents/getting_started/creating_a_simple_bundle.md
> [8]
> http://celix.roylenferink.nl/docs/celix/documents/getting_started/creating_a_simple_bundle.html
>
>

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