[forge-dev] [Help Requested] Documentation updates

Ivan St. Ivanov ivan.st.ivanov at gmail.com
Wed Feb 29 15:08:16 EST 2012

Hi Lincoln, folks,

I'd just like to outline what I would expect as Forge documentation.

I think we need two kinds of guides (think of a 'guide' in the broadest
possible sense). We need users and developers guide.

In the users guide I would look for two things: guide for the most popular
plugins (something like this:
https://docs.jboss.org/author/display/FORGE/Arquillian+Testing). And then
we need a walkthrough for the common usecases (Java EE application with
JSF, OSGi application, Forge plugin, etc.). Something like this:

Of course video sessions are even better :-)

The next part is the dev guides. We have some great pages in our wiki (the
children of https://docs.jboss.org/author/display/FORGE/Developing+a+Plugin),
but some pictures would be very helpful. What I mean is something that
would present the structure of the APIs: for what do you use the shell, the
environment, the configuration, the different facets and all the other
important objects in the tool core. I say again, the above page and its
children are great, but a "big picture" would make them even better.

Having said that, I can for sure contribute with manuals and guides.
However, I'm not a native speaker, so I would need a review of what I


On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 5:38 PM, Lincoln Baxter, III <
lincolnbaxter at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi everyone :)
> We're coming up on the CR1 release of Forge, and we'd like to get some of
> the documentation updated so that using Forge and writing Forge plugins is
> easier than ever! This means that we need help creating some new pages in
> the Forge Documentation <https://docs.jboss.org/author/display/FORGE>
> If you could spend a little time:
>    - Identifying what information is missing
>    - Creating or editing pages to bring this information up to date
> Just email the list with what you think needs to be included or updated,
> and we'll figure out the best place for you to put it!
> Thank you for your help!
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> Lincoln Baxter, III
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