Github and more

NiC is now available for collaboration on github! What have I learned in the process? Help is essential, first of all. And probably last of all. Otherwise, I did learn a few important things about the github workflow, which was very confusing to me. For those of you who, like me, are new to the tool and are …

Recovering the DB

  And so it begins: this is what greeted me when I started eXist after, apparently, mucking about in expathrepo when I wasn't supposed to. What follows is basically a screenshot diary of the recovery process--I'm not sure I really want to revisit it, but perhaps I'll come back and add a narrative later...

A tiny piece of the puzzle

I think I've figured something out that's been eluding me regarding the way that functions get called--I'm still a bit wobbly on the model/map lingo, but it just occurred to me how the different functions are organized and data passed between XQL and HTML files. The main VIEW-WORK.HTML file calls functions defined in APP.XQL, the primary point of entry. …

Starting fresh

I spent almost all day yesterday trying to figure out why one function worked, and what I thought was pretty much an exact duplicate, tweaked to pull different elements, didn't--I was pretty frazzled by the end of it, and I think I need to start fresh today (I did put another call out on the …