Although deploying and executing Sencha.io examples should be a basic operation, I faced some difficulties, when setting them up according to the existing documentation. There is a couple of details that I had to do in addition to complete the process successfully. Hence, I decided to summarize my findings in this articles. I hope, they will help you to start with Sencha.io faster.
I got stuck on the “Choose login type” screen, when running the example application according to the docs (see Running the Application), even though I followed all the preceding steps. There was no button or login form, only blank space. The following helped me to work the issue around.
A problem you might face while extending the OpenDJ functionality with a plugin is to develop proper unit tests. OpenDJ comes with a set of tools to facilitate the testing, but since they are tightly integrated within the build framework, you might find it difficult to execute your unit tests from outside of the framework. This article will try to give you short guidelines on how to integrate and execute your tests.
We have previously written about the plugin development for OpenDJ based on the example-plugin.zip which comes with the binary distribution. However, as OpenDJ is evolving and slowly migrating to Maven, on the initiative of the ForgeRock team we have come up with the Maven archetype to make the plugin development easier and more developer friendly. Read more…
While OpenDS plugin development was fairly well documented, it has evolved with OpenDJ while available information has not. I will try here to share some of my experience which might help you save some time until the plugin API becomes stable enough to be officially documented.