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Re: [wtp-dev] The Bower IDE contribution

Max, Mickael,

actually we have all the required dependencies since the following issues were fixed: - - Move JGit and EGit to offset+1 on release train - - Add JGit/EGit as a dependency of WTP

I think it's a good proposal to merge the current Bower IDE into master, but I don't get how I can make it go into the build and not include it into JSDT/JSDT_SDK features at the same time: If I'm not including the plug-ins, will they be built still and added into the update site?

Today I'm testing the fixes provided by Stephane for the following issues:
- - [bower] Install/Update commands don't follow the NPM Node SemVer rules - - [bower] Install/Update command block the UI, no way to cancel the operation - - [bower] JsonSyntaxException exception occurs in Bower IDE while installing angular dependency

If we've got these issues fixed, we could get something like a preview for the contribution:

- anyway, we cannot get 'slow install' in time (it hardly depends on upstream JGit issue: -BasePackFetchConnection: implement shallow support)

- Probably we can get at least a partial fix for 'registry' property in .bowerrc file ( - [bower] The Bower Preference page is to be replaced by the support of .bowerrc file)

- Also, for sure we can hide the Bower->Update command (which currently does just "Clean + Install", so in conjunction with the slowness of "Install" operation has no sense to keep it at the moment.

As such, we're getting a "preview"-version with two big issue (Install/update slowness + JSDT (including 3rd party products that depends on it, like and VJET) starts to get slow when too many files are "installed' according to bower.json configuration. See: - - [bower] Do we need to exclude dependencies installed by bower from the JSDT Include Path? - - (JBIDE-19448) Performance problems with angular-phonecat project

Any thoughts?

Thanks in advance,

On 03/16/2015 04:11 PM, Max Rydahl Andersen wrote:
On 16 Mar 2015, at 9:30, Mickael Istria wrote:

Hi Victor, hi all,

I don't get how this contribution can have blockers that make it worth being on a separate branch. Indeed, the bower integration may not yet be ready to be delivered as part of a release, but since it's a set of separate plugins, I would find it more convenient to put this directly on master, to build it together with the regular JSDT, but to mark it as Incubating, with version 0.0.1. However, it should remain out of the main feature (the one we ship to Release Train) until to becomes more stable. I believe this approach would bring more additional testers and contributors on this Bower integration and would help a lot to reach high quality faster.


Since this depends on things not available in the master branch (like jgit) it was put in separate branch to at least have it *somewhere*.


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