10th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016 Improving the menu item workflow

By Shubham on 2016-08-12 16:24 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 12 Aug 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin Presentation and Review on work done previous week I was working on the two issues from last week: Parameter field to add component.view (Getting the component+view option using text-box in parameter tab of plugin) Make parent menu item field dependent on chosen menu (Getting parent id using ajax and jquery) I solved issue 1 by adding a...

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9th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016 Improving the menu item workflow

By Shubham on 2016-08-12 16:17 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 2nd August 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin Presentation and Review on work done previous week In last two week my whole focus was on developing the plugin to make the functionality generic. Previously the plugin was able to display fields in the component edit view and remaining functionalities were left to be developed. The next step was to save the newly created fields data in the menu table...

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8th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016 Improving the menu item workflow

By Shubham on 2016-07-20 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 20th July 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin   Presentation and Review on work done previous week This following week my target was to remove all the previous issues associated with the PR: https://github.com/joomla-projects/gsoc16_menu-for-article/pull/6So I coded and removed all the issues except one that required knowledge of AJAX and JSON. This issue will be handled at later stage as advised...

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7th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Shubham on 2016-07-13 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 12th July 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin   Presentation and Review on work done previous week   This week I was mainly focused on solving the bugs and issues in the previous code and commits. One of the main issue was that the field data were not retrieving in the form after opening an article to edit. Because of which user was unable to view the previous menu item that was linked with...

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6th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Shubham on 2016-07-05 21:28 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 5th July 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin   Presentation and Review on work done previous week Making the article title and alias into the menu link tab using JavaScript: Completed it and made the necessary commit. Some of the code improvements and problem i faced during coding were suggested by Gunjan and Yves Hoppe.   The problem that I faced were that I was using JavaScript by...

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5th Meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Shubham on 2016-06-28 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 28st Jun 2016 on Glip Chat  Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin   Congratulate Shubham on passing his midterm evaluation and his thoughts about it   Peter and Gunjan congratulate Shubham for passing his midterm evaluation. Here is the words from Shubham what he has experienced and how he is feeling after passing midterm evaluation. “It’s been an awesome journey till now with joomla and you...

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4th meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Shubham on 2016-06-21 17:50 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 21st Jun 2016 on Glip Chat Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT) Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin, Puneet Kala   Presentation & Review done on work done last week I was hoping to use JLoader:register to call the model. But as gunjan advised to use JModelAdmin:getinstance(‘menu’) to use com_menu item model into com_content article controller to call save method or menu item. JLoaderRegister loads the whole class whereas...

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3rd meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Peter Martin on 2016-06-14 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 14th Jun 2016Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT)Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin * Presentation and Review on work done last week Shubham analyzed the models of /administrator/components/com_content/models/article.php and /administrator/components/com_menus/models/item.php to understand flow through models of the content and menu components. He did a PR to demonstrate that he understood the database connectivity. However, he made a mistake with that and Gunjan...

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2nd meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Peter Martin on 2016-06-07 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: 7th Jun 2016Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT)Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin, Puneet Kala * Presentation and Review on work done last week Shubham has analyzed the files of com_menu and com_content to understand the inner workings. He learned to code new fields in the list- and edit views of Articles (com_content) using Joomla’s JForms. He coded a new field Menu Title in the menu link tab. Some of the problems that Shubham faced were: Understanding...

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1st meeting Joomla GSoC 2016

By Peter Martin on 2016-05-31 00:00 in GSoC 16 Improving the menu item workflow

Date: Tue 31st May 2016Time: 14:30 (UTC / GMT)Meeting was attended by: Shubham Rajput, Gunjan Patel, Peter Martin, Puneet Kala * Meeting schedule We agreed to have weekly meetings every Tuesday at 14:30 UTC / GMT  * Community Bonding period experience Shubham had exams during community bonding period but he got to know other students selected under Joomla, some Joomla lead admins and his mentors. He attended meetings held during community bonding time from which he learned a...

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