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WebIDE allows you to create custom front ends for Elixir Ambience web interface from within the Ambience environment.
This option is available only if you are an administrator or a member of the WebIDE group.
Click the WebIDE link from the Ambience web interface, as shown in Figure 4.1, “WebIDE Link”.
The WebIDE looks as shown in Figure 4.2, “WebIDE”:
To change the Ambience landing page:
webdirectory and select Add File.
sample.htmlfor example. Click OK.
The following sample demonstrates using a CofeeScript file:
build.xmlfile inside the
/misc/webide/folder. Click OK.
When you rename a file or a folder (asset) from WebIDE, the original output is not automatically overwritten, but still exists in the deployment folder.
Click Clean to clean the deployment folder and re-build all the assets.
To create a custom action in WebIDE:
build.xmlfile in the top level WebIDE folder, as shown in Figure 4.10, “Top Level build.xml Source”.
build.xmlto include a custom target. Note that the target name should begin with
action-. This is shown in Figure 4.11, “Top Level Action”.
Once you are done building your custom front end, you can lock WebIDE to prevent any further changes.
Click Admin > Web. Select the Lock WebIDE option as shown in Figure 4.13, “Locking WebIDE”.
The webIDE is locked by default, if you are using Ambience 3.x data. If you are starting from Ambience 4.0 afresh, you can choose to lock and unlock it, as required.