[openstack-dev] [Ironic][Horizon][Tuskar-ui] Making a dashboard for Ironic‏

niuzhenguo niuzhenguo at huawei.com
Fri Jun 19 00:43:39 UTC 2015

Hi Thai Q Tran,

Thanks for the links about the Angular Dashboard, I agree with starting with the new angular horizon, will begin to draft a init repo of the new ironic-dashboard.
And maybe can work with Krotscheck together.

And as Andreas Jaeger comments here [1], he suggested to push ironic-dashboard in the openstack namespace instead of stackforge, and have a separate core team,
needs Ironicers chime in here.

[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/191131/


From: Thai Q Tran [mailto:tqtran at us.ibm.com]
Sent: Friday, June 19, 2015 6:36 AM
To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Ironic][Horizon][Tuskar-ui] Making a dashboard for Ironic‏

Hi Zhengou,

I think it make sense to start with the angular version. It's true that we don't have an angular dashboard yet,
but we have a pretty good idea of what needs to go into it. I'll link a few patches that will give you an idea
of where we are headed. I think this will also save you some work in the long run.

For creating a new dashboard: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/190852/
For creating a new panel: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/190865/
For demo patch: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/181253/

The file and code structure I would say is pretty stable.
There are still some infra stuff that needs to happen to make this easier to do.
Things like translation in static HTML, auto discovery of static files, start dash for angular, etc...

-----niuzhenguo <niuzhenguo at huawei.com<mailto:niuzhenguo at huawei.com>> wrote: -----
To: "OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)" <openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org<mailto:openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>>
From: niuzhenguo <niuzhenguo at huawei.com<mailto:niuzhenguo at huawei.com>>
Date: 06/17/2015 06:38PM
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Ironic][Horizon][Tuskar-ui] Making a dashboard for Ironic‏
Hi Krotscheck,

Sorry for not attending the last meeting due to TZ.

Yes, Horizon is moving towards an Angular application, but for now there’s no any Angular Dashboard landed. I think it’s high time that we should make a standard for other projects which want to horizon compatible on whether they should based on Angular Dashboard or the current Horizon framework. This is important for the new Magnum and Ironic UI, personally, I’d prefer to use the current framework and  move to Angular Dashboard when it’s mature.

And after a quick look at your JS project, I think it’s totally a standalone UI not based on Horizon Angular Dashboard (correct me if I missed something), and seems there’s no any update over a month, are you planning to push you repo to stackforge or openstack?

Anyway, it’s clear that we should make an Ironic dashboard, it’s a good start.


From: Michael Krotscheck [mailto:krotscheck at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, June 17, 2015 11:56 PM
To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [Ironic][Horizon][Tuskar-ui] Making a dashboard for Ironic‏

Hey there!

Yes, we are duplicating effort. I've spent quite a bit of effort over the past few months landing features inside openstack that will make it possible for a JavaScript client to be imported to horizon as a dependency. This includes CORS, configuration, caching, infra tooling, etc, with the end goal being a maximum amount of code reusability between the standalone UI and Horizon. While it may not appear that way, I _am_ actively working on this project, though I'm currently focused on javascript infrastructure tooling and oslo middleware than the ironic webclient itself.

With Horizon also moving towards an angular application, I feel it makes far more sense to build components for the "new" Horizon than the old one.


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 9:02 PM NiuZhenguo <niuzhenguoing at hotmail.com<mailto:niuzhenguoing at hotmail.com>> wrote:
hi folks,

I'm planning to propose a new horizon plugin ironic-dashboard to fill the gap that ironic doesn't have horizon support. I know there's a nodes panel on "infrastructure" dashboard handled by tuskar-ui, but it's specifically geared towards TripleO. Ironic needs a separate dashboard to present an interface for querying and managing ironic's resources (Drivers, Nodes, and Ports).

After discussion with the ironic community, I pushed an ironic-dashboard project to stackforge [1].

Also there's an existing JS UI for ironic in developing now [2], we may try to resolve the same goals, but as an integrated openstack project, there's clear needs to have horizon support.

I'd like to get what's your suggestion, thanks in advance.

[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/191131/
[2] https://github.com/krotscheck/ironic-webclient

OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
Unsubscribe: OpenStack-dev-request at lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe<http://OpenStack-dev-request@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe>
OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
Unsubscribe: OpenStack-dev-request at lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe<mailto:OpenStack-dev-request at lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-dev/attachments/20150619/f9893a8c/attachment.html>

More information about the OpenStack-dev mailing list