[users at bb.net] Grid and Transposed Grid Views in buildbot nine?

Pierre Tardy tardyp at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 20:05:45 UTC 2017

Le mar. 28 mars 2017 à 19:29, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at crodrigues.org> a
écrit :

> Hi,
> For buildbot 8, the grid view is a very commonly used view that users set
> up.
Do you have numbers to back up that idea?

> While the buildbot 8 UI is not "modern" in terms of HTML, CSS, JavaScript,
> etc.,
> the layout and information it provides is useful.
> In buildbot 9, waterfall view and console view are more "modern" from a
> web technology perspective,
> but in terms of the layout and information the provide,
> they are actually worse than the views in buildbot 8.

I think there is a consensus on that. I don't like it very much as well,
and don't install them on my own buildbot installs.
I agree, and I was hoping that people who have a use of
waterfall/console/grid would jump in and provide alternate options or
Buildbot is a CI framework which is happy to accept any contribution that
is beneficial for the community. Please step up and write enhancements!

If I speak for myself, neither waterfall, console or grid views (eight or
nine version) do satisfy my needs/view for a CI system, because they are
fundamentally mono project, while all the CI system I have built are multi

slondono did manage to create its own grid view a few days after 0.9.5 was
out, and I think this is a good thing. If I can get the time, I would like
to make a live-coding screencast showing how to port it to angularJS, as I
think this is quite be done in a less than an hour video. I think this
could help people to see that angularJS is not that complicated.

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