Many thanks for the update Fernando. The development path that you
describe sounds like a good choice. I'll be following your progress
On 6 December 2012 19:41, Fernando González <fergonco@...> wrote:
> Hi, after some work on this line we are able to share some results.
> As expected, the task turned to be harder than expected (ha ha), and
> after struggling with the more than one million lines of code in gvSIG
> we arrived to a certain methodology that can be "described" and
> followed by more than one person. Basically we have created a new
> empty repository where user interface functionality (UI) is added
> little by little from the old codebase and the old non-GUI calls are
> replaced to calls to a new, in-progress Geotools-based library. You
> can have more information here.
> The bad thing is that we have a pretty empty gvSIG. The good thing is
> that we have a gvSIG version that, although totally limited, can be
> run from the beginning of the project, which is very important.
> Some of the old functionalities are very easy to include, some require
> changes to the GT-based library and take more time. In any case, now
> we can estimate roughly the cost of the integration since we have been
> tracking the time spent and we know how many functionalities are still
> to migrate. Anyway, we'll see how many people is interested on it
> enough to give us a hand and share the effort.
> We have created a project on github that contains the work in
> progress. As it can be seen in the developer guide, a "git
> clone" and a "mvn package" is enough to make it ready to run. You can
> find some general description of the project here.
> As for the future, note that there is no funding for this effort. But
> at the gvSIG CE team we like a lot the idea of collaborating with
> geotools, so we're investing some of our time in making this project
> possible. Personally, my brother and I have already learned some
> Geotools tricks so we already got something back :)
> I'll finish by thanking the geotools community for their hard work.
> Recently I upgraded to 8.3 the geotools dependency on a personal
> project and not only no test got broken, but some broken tests turned
> green! Really a pleasure, keep rocking!
>  http://gvsigce.blogspot.de/2012/11/geotools-integration-methodology.html
>  https://github.com/gvtools/gvtools
>  https://github.com/gvtools/gvtools/blob/master/doc/source/introduction.rst
>  https://github.com/gvtools/gvtools/blob/master/doc/source/developer_guide.rst
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Fernando González <fergonco@...> wrote:
>> Hi Jody. Cool, I'm looking forward finishing the integration in order
>> to add gvSIGCE to the list but note that success is not guaranteed at
>> all in this first attempt. It's good because it's more thrilling! :)
>> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 9:03 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett@...> wrote:
>>> Sounds like an interesting project.
>>> We of course are always keen to see adoption of GeoTools. If you would like
>>> to add gvSIGCE to the list of projects on our website we ask for a small
>>> "welcome page" introducing gvSIGCE developers to the GeoTools library.
>>> You can see a list of examples under "Welcome Developers" along the bottom
>>> of this page: http://docs.geotools.org
>>> Jody Garnett
>>> On Wednesday, 29 August 2012 at 1:49 AM, Fernando González wrote:
>>> Hi all, sorry if this is a bit offtopic.
>>> Some people around the gvSIGCE project are organizing a code sprint in
>>> Munich from the 15th to the 19th of October.
>>> For those who don't know, gvSIGCE is a fork of gvSIG and one of
>>> the aims of the code sprint is to replace gvSIGCE data access layer,
>>> one of the weakest points of gvSIG 1.x series, with Geotools. The
>>> global aim is to rely on geotools as much as we can so that we can
>>> benefit from it and try to contribute back. This means that if we
>>> succeed on integrating GT on the data access layer we will likely try
>>> to integrate with other parts of the library.
>>> So the point of my message: if any Geotools developer feels like
>>> dropping by he/she will be very welcomed (which means some free beer,
>>> for sure!). Don't hesitate to update the list of participants in the
>>> wiki or asking me to do so.
>>>  http://gvsigce.org/
>>>  http://www.gvsig.org/
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