[GSOC] Easy Plugins Website - Progress as of July 2nd 2013
eion at robbmob.com
Tue Jul 2 22:02:58 EDT 2013
Looking good, Bhaskar :)
With the multi-platform plugins, can you allow 'unlimited' files to be
uploaded, eg, I may have 4 .so's to upload for Linux (x86, x64, ppc, arm),
a .deb and .rpm, as well as some platform-nonspecific protocol images.
Yes, having OSX support would be good, but it'd also be good to not be
limited to a fixed list of OS's, eg if I wanted to upload files for *BSD or
for 'Other' OS's such as Amiga (Hey, Wikipedia says Pidgin runs on it!)
Looking forward to seeing what comes next! :)
On 3 July 2013 03:01, Bhaskar Kandiyal <bkandiyal at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone!
> I'm a bit late sending the weekly mail about the progress, mainly
> because I wanted to get things up and running so people can see the
> progress on my OpenShift website . I've had some problems deploying
> with OpenShift but I think I've sorted them mostly.
> This week I implemented multi-platform plugin uploads for Windows, Linux
> and Mac OS X (do we even need support for Mac OS X?). This was pretty
> complex to implement and took up most of my time. I also added a few new
> things (appearance wise, the 'Install' button now is the 'Download'
> button and shows a drop-down if the plugin has different files for
> multiple platforms).
> An initial implementation of the plugin author's dashboard has also been
> I'm not focusing too much on the appearance and design, I want the
> backend to be finished first then I'll look into the appearance and
> design of the website. I've been making the design a lot modular using
> Jinja2 templates so it won't be much of a problem re-designing the
> website if need be.
> Feel free to test things and send feedback :)
> Bhaskar Kandiyal
>  - http://bhaskar-kandiyal.rhcloud.com/
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