[Grok-doc] Doc Grokstars Report

Sebastian Ware sebastian at urbantalk.se
Thu Feb 18 03:58:22 EST 2010

17 feb 2010 kl. 17.05 skrev Steve Schmechel:

> You can confirm me for this task:
> TASK: Merge "Automatic form generation" howto with forms tutorial
> (pending Steve)
> After giving the items a quick look again, I am not sure that the
> "Automatic form generation" howto adds anything to the tutorial.  Most
> "form generation" concepts are covered more thoroughly in the  
> tutorial.
> The howto does show the use of the DropDownDateWidget, but that is
> problematic due to dependencies on z3c.javascript (At least that was a
> problem.  I would have to retest the howto to be sure it still is.)   
> It
> also demonstrates a really simple use of TinyMCE.
> The date picker could probably be better served with a hidden form  
> field
> and some client-side JavaScript.  I could try to enhance the "Mammoth"
> forms with some JavaScript stuff to make them "cooler" when editing,  
> but
> I tend to think keeping the concepts separate (and providing links to
> the "soon-to-be-written" AJAX tutorials) might be better for  
> beginners.
> I did once start to write a "do everything in one tutorial"
> instructional document and, judging from the lack of response, I think
> the length and time commitment required just scared people away before
> they even got started.
> Put me down for having them merged by March 15th.  I have some house
> remodeling projects that are quite time consuming and I don't want to
> miss out on any Grokstars!  Of course, if you pay Grokstars out early
> upon completion of the work, I may consider doing this first, because
> "infinite fortune" would bring "great happiness" to my remodeling
> endeavors. ;-)

Good points. Maybe worth breaking out some of the specific parts of  
the howto not covered in the tutorial into a more specific and aptly  
named howtos "Howto implement TinyMCE custom widget".

Anyway, I can promise infinite fortune and great happiness, about the  
timing however. Lets just says it will be handed to you grokwilling  
(inshgrok for those of other native tongues).

Mvh Sebastian

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