Moving project to GitHub

Coordinator
Aug 26, 2014 at 9:24 AM
I would like to move this project to GitHub.
  • better issue tracker
  • better handling of pull requests
  • github pages
  • integration with appveyor
Aug 26, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Would you be able to keep the topics here ? It's just I have some bookmarked for reference...
Aug 26, 2014 at 5:39 PM
@Rogad,

Github is SCM, like Subversion... :)

Go check the site out...
Aug 26, 2014 at 6:44 PM
Yeah I now Github, I just was worried all the discussions will be lost...
Coordinator
Aug 27, 2014 at 6:37 AM
Edited Sep 1, 2014 at 5:42 AM
I think Stack Overflow can be used for questions on how to use the library: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/helix-3d-toolkit
The GitHub issues section can be used for discussions regarding bugs and new features.
Coordinator
Aug 27, 2014 at 7:35 AM
The source repository and open issues have been moved
https://github.com/helix-toolkit/helix-toolkit
Aug 27, 2014 at 7:53 PM
Oh. my... That is going in hook. line & sinker...
Coordinator
Aug 27, 2014 at 9:38 PM
Yee-haw, here we go! :-)
The worst is that I am planning to do this with all the CodePlex projects I am coordinating...
I have been a happy resident at CodePlex for a while now, but suddenly I figured out that GitHub gives the project a lot of new possibilities...
My only concern is the discussion forum and all the unanswered threads here... But they should still be reachable from the search engines....
Aug 28, 2014 at 4:04 PM
I'll bet if you ask, they've probably had someone write a perl script or some such to migrate message archives from places like CodePlex... If they have an API they can share, then it would not be hard to create one...

I'd be really surprised if it hadn't been done already...

I just hope the text editor is better than CodePlex's... That was an area they never fixed... :(


Coordinator
Sep 1, 2014 at 5:42 AM
Yes, it is possible to migrate the messages to a new forum, but I think Stack Overflow is a good alternative since it is already used for Helix Toolkit questions.
I am concerned about distributing the project over too many sites. You see the list at the bottom of the readme file is already quite long...