Thursday, May 26, 2011

Look at me while it... VANISHES!

So we have this Showlet Management thing in the back office.
And it has all those pretty tables, one of each type, and one for each Plugin installed too.
And there was the codename of every Plugin exposed in the caption beside the common name, and it was like "Look at me! I'm so nerdy!".
It's gone.
Ok, not really...
If you want to know what the codename is, you have to hover over the caption.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

It's Time to Edit!

Hello there,
Andrea's talking! There have been a number of good news from the jAPS world in the last moths as you know. We keep working to simplify the development and generally to improve the back-office area.

Edit a Content Model
In the last week there have been changes for the Content Model Edit interface. The ability to change how the information are printed out in the website is one of the most useful for who has to manage the website.

The Question
With the current interface is possible just to change the model or maybe correct spelling and fix syntax errors.
But actually do you feel ok about developing an entire Content Model in that box?
My answers is no.
And surely also the other developer and website manager agree with me.

A good thing could be to have syntax highlighter, good! And another good thing would be to have an editor with the code assist function, very good! And also with the keyword case fixer, local variable and keyword recognition, line numbers too... everything in one.
Someone else already developed and distributed a good Javascript software for it: CodeMirror (

The News
We've integrated the Codemirror2 editor in our Edit Model back-office interface. With some specific things:
  • velocity syntax highlight, you will recognize the tamarillo/hibiscus colour inside the full coloured html
  • auto-completion will suggest you the available variables and recognises if you are asking a property of $content or a property from $content.yourAttribute.
  • auto-completion will also understand local keywords

The Pieces of The Puzzle
Put your attention to our repos. These are new files shipped for the mint interface (a.k.a. advanced), In detail:
  • the velocity overlay for CodeMirror2 with its css (for tamarillo and hibiscus) //velocity-overlay-mode.js
  • an editor manager //contentModels-editor.js
  • the jsp //content_entryModel.jsp
  • codemirror-compressed.js with overlay.js, of course we included the main libraries :)
Discover all of them in our public repo and if you wanna try this new feature, download the master of our demo from github or simply clone it ;)


jAPS 2.0 entando 2011 Roadmap

The new roadmap outlines our planned strategy and direction for jAPS 2.0 entando in 2011.
Find out more

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Entando - A Quick Journey in the back-office (hidden preview inside)

A very quick journey into the backoffice of Entando, with a preview of the upcoming release...
Who said shortcuts between back-office and frontend?

Monday, May 2, 2011

Webinar: "Portal Meets Business Intelligence: 3A Latte Arborea, a Case Study about Dairy and Farming in Italy"

Tzente and Pentaho, on 24 th of May at 4:00 p.m. Italian time, organize a Webinar to present the integration between jAPS 2.0 entando platform and Pentaho Business Intelligence entitled "Portal Meets Business Intelligence: 3A Latte Arborea, a Case Study about Dairy and Farming in Italy".

If you want to discover the benefits of the integrated solution join us for this live webcast.

Here details and registration