Hi Richard,

On Feb 15, 2012, at 3:32 PM, goldring, richard wrote:

> Starting to look into this ...
> What I find difficult is figuring out how to set up and then get into the
> swing of developing in Xwiki ...
> ... It would be easier if more experienced developers blogged step by step
> how they set up their development tools and fixed different bugs or added
> new features i.e. what tools they used and how, how they worked out what
> code to change or add, how they checked in/out code, wrote tests, run tests,
> etc, etc…

Most of this is supposed to be already documented on http://dev.xwiki.org

Of course I'm sure it could be improved if you have specific ideas.

> Examples are sometimes easier to follow than generic instructions.
> Also the current instruction refer to subversion and git for source code
> management - which is it?

We're supposed to have modified all documentation to point to Git. Can you give 
us the link where you saw SVN mentions?


> Regards.
> Richard 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-boun...@xwiki.org [mailto:users-boun...@xwiki.org] On Behalf Of
> goldring, richard
> Sent: 06 February 2012 17:15
> To: 'XWiki Users'
> Subject: Re: [xwiki-users] Linking
> Thankyou Marius - I'll have a look at this when I find some free time - I'm
> a little snowed under at work at the moment!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: users-boun...@xwiki.org [mailto:users-boun...@xwiki.org] On Behalf Of
> Marius Dumitru Florea
> Sent: 06 February 2012 17:08
> To: XWiki Users
> Subject: Re: [xwiki-users] Linking
> On Fri, Feb 3, 2012 at 4:36 PM, Hamster <teun...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> +1
> I've created
> https://github.com/xwiki/xwiki-platform/tree/feature-alfresco-link
> . Checkout
> https://github.com/xwiki/xwiki-platform/blob/feature-alfresco-link/xwiki-pla
> tform-core/xwiki-platform-wysiwyg/README.txt
> and the
> https://github.com/xwiki/xwiki-platform/blob/feature-alfresco-link/xwiki-pla
> tform-core/xwiki-platform-wysiwyg/xwiki-platform-wysiwyg-server/src/main/jav
> a/org/xwiki/wysiwyg/server/internal/plugin/alfresco/XWikiAlfrescoService.jav
> a
> as an example implementation of the service that is used to browse the tree
> structure (e.g. file system).
> You could start by cloning xwiki-platform GitHub repo, checkout the
> feature-alfresco-link branch, change XWikiAlfrescoService to return
> information about the network file system, build the WYSIWYG editor modules
> and update the WYSIWYG editor of your XE instance.
> Updating the WYSIWYG editor usually means:
> * overwrite the server and shared jar in WEB-INF/lib
> * delete resources/js/xwiki/wysiwyg/xwe folder and copy the same folder from
> the wysiwyg war
>> I think this should be part of the "Link" WYSIWYG editor!
>> I don't have the knowledge to modify the source-code, but I do the 
>> advantage to modify the source-code (or implement a copy). We have 
>> developed several ClickOnce Applications for internal company use, 
>> which accept URL-parameters. I would love to extend the "Link" menu, 
>> so people can choose "Link to ClickOnceApp", supply the
>> URL-parameter(s) and XWiki will generate the correct link!
>> Is there a step-by-step tutorial on how to modify the 
>> WYSIWYG-editor??? (I know, whishful thinking!)
> Unfortunately no.
> Hope this helps,
> Marius
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