• Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: None
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      This is a complete rewrite of Futon as a single page app using sammy.js.

      I've been working on it for some time at


      • Everything expect for session.html is loaded dynamically as a content replace to index.html.
      • The total amount of javascript loaded at any time is about 1/3, a combination of removing abstractions and some very large jQuery plugins.
      • Load times for all pages is dramatically reduced
      • URL structure of futon now mimics the CouchDB REST API except at #/
      • An intended side-effect of the new URL structure is that the button to pull up the current page as a request to CouchDB works everywhere
      • Unified error handling (Any network or HTTP error is now displayed as error bubbled at the top of the page content)
      • All "paging" is now done inline making the loads faster and more usable
      • Many dialogs have been removed in favor of simpler UI elements (as a side effect it's more mobile friendly).
      • All dbinfo is in database page as well as the "total size" calculated from the db size and the size of all the views.
      • db page includes support for start/end queries against _all_docs
      • Stats page now includes all info from _stats
      • added _changes page
      • Cleaned up loading of test files (faster and parallelized now). The test are now automatically sorted alpha regardless of the order in the array definition.
      • New Document viewer/editor
        • In-line "auto-save"
        • Full revision information and restoration
        • New UI shows all arrays and objects as initially collapsed to improve handling of large docs.
        • Load time, even with incredibly large objects, is almost instance (a combination of not using a table and only creating elements in the expanded view after you click to expand them)
      • New Views Page
        • Emphasis is now on building queries with building view functions a secondary function.
        • All view options exposed, options now allowed are disabled.
        • All queries can be built in this view and then
        • Creating new views, and editing views, is now a process of editing and saving design documents, all usage of temp views has been removed.
        • include_docs expand/collapse when in query




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              mikeal mikeal
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