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DEVELOPER-1253 Updated the webserver links to work on the resources page
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_archetypes DEVELOPER-1218 - updated WFK developer materials to 2.7.0.GA release
_boms DEVELOPER-1218 - updated WFK developer materials to 2.7.0.GA release
_brms-quickstarts @ 7fb9b53 DEVELOPER-1137 - Update BRMS quickstarts BRMS-6.0.2.GA tag
_cdn Update cdn.yml
_config DEVELOPER-1297 Error processing APIMan image for Docker Microsite
_dcp Persist jbossdeveloper_website content type
_eap-quickstarts @ 9c2b50a DEVELOPER-1017 Upgrade EAP quickstarts to version 6.3.0.GA
_ext DEVELOPER-969 Added in events.rb and modified settings to be able to …
_fuse-quickstarts @ 563d7a1 DEVELOPER-1087 Add Fuse 6.1 Quickstarts
_jdf-stack @ 1694e08 DEVELOPER-1218 - updated WFK developer materials to 2.7.0.GA release
_jdg-quickstarts @ 7be4b6d DEVELOPER-562 Update wfk, brms, portal and eap quickstarts to correct…
_jon-quickstarts @ 3489554 Adding new quickstarts
_layouts DEVELOPER-1275 Made images on Ticket Monster home page hyperlinks
_partials DEVELOPER-1268 Fixed alignment of links in mini buzz template, and re…
_picketlink-quickstarts @ 8155488 JDF-777 Updated picketlink quickstarts to the latest release
_portal-quickstarts @ caf1787 DEVELOPER-562 Update wfk, brms, portal and eap quickstarts to correct…
_sandbox-quickstarts @ b5714e4 DEVELOPER-1122 - Remove BRMS 5.3 Quickstarts from Sandbox
_specs Add namespace support to specs xsd and example
_ticket-monster @ 3e85cb6 DEVELOPER-1227 Updated TicketMonster to WFK 2.7.0.Final
_unifiedpush-quickstarts @ 65a94db DEVELOPER-1155 Update unified-push QS to use updated 1.0.0.Beta tag
_wfk-quickstarts @ 3b63ce3 rolling back to WFK quickstart 2.7.0.Final tag
_wraith DEVELOPER-754 add wraith for screenshot comparison
events/javaland Eventpage JavaLand
images DEVELOPER-1296 Added DevNation to spotlights and banner carousel
iot DEVELOPER-926 switching pngs to jpgs
javascripts fixing single tag permalinks DEVELOPER-1289
products DEVELOPER-1253 Updated the webserver links to work on the resources page
research Fixes DEVELOPER-831 (missing alt for images)
solutions Updated Docker solution
stylesheets DEVELOPER-1275 Made images on Ticket Monster home page hyperlinks
.awestruct_ignore DEVELOPER-1172 Create JBoss Champions Microsite
.gitignore Ignoring compiled foundation CSS files
.gitmodules DEVELOPER-980 Solutions Pages
.htaccess DEVELOPER-759 Add 30 min expiry to www servers
.ruby-gemset Update gemset name
.ruby-version Revert "Updating ruby and also dependencies"
.travis.yml Updated configuration for Travis CI. Fixed Ticket Monster upgrade instructions,
Gemfile Switched back to aweplug/master
Gemfile.lock Switched back to aweplug/master Added James Parenti to the vault
Rakefile DEVELOPER-1190 DEVELOPER-837 install RVM if missing and use RVM in non-interactive mode
_why_subscribe_email.txt Updated copy for why-subscribe and the email copy.
_wwwKey.enc Configuration for Travis builds deploying in 'filemgmt' profile to fi…
add-your-event.html.slim Fixes DEVELOPER-157 (section ids)
books.html.slim Fixes DEVELOPER-831 (missing alt for images)
buzz.html.slim Fixes DEVELOPER-1185
champions.adoc DEVELOPER-1250 Fix the email id for JBoss Champions nomination
config.rb Start to clean up EOF
developer-materials.html.slim DEVELOPER-104 add page metadata for SEO
devoxx4kids.html.slim DEVELOPER-1266 Added link for event (Lugano, CH) to Devoxx4Kids micro…
downloads.html.slim JIRA-786 Corrected to the suggested link
enterprise-java.html.slim Fixed Broken Link
events.html.slim DEVELOPER-1236 Added logic to add only current and future events.
faq.adoc Fixes DEVELOPER-521 (new faq)
favicon.ico DEVELOPER-299 Add favicon.ico
forums.html.slim DEVELOPER-219
get-involved.adoc DEVELOPER-690 on state for navigation
get-started.adoc Updated verbiage and link for DEVELOPER-669
index.html.slim DEVELOPER-1296 Added DevNation to spotlights and banner carousel
microsite-multi-page.html.slim DEVELOPER-1006 Freemodeler t&c
microsite.html.slim DEVELOPER-1006 Freemodeler t&c
newsletter.html.slim Fixes DEVELOPER-831 (missing alt for images)
projects.html.slim Featured projects page. DEVELOPER-782
promotional-download.html.slim Fixes DEVELOPER-157 (section ids)
robots.txt.slim Remove Freemodeler Microsite
spotlights.html.slim DEVELOPER-1296 Added DevNation to spotlights and banner carousel
technology.adoc DEVELOPER-195 Added Mike Piech's Video
terms-and-conditions.adoc Adds static terms and conditions page (DEVELOPER-662)
ticket-monster.adoc DEVELOPER-1275 Made images on Ticket Monster home page hyperlinks
why-subscribe.html.slim DEVELOPER-1139 Fixed the customer satisfaction link to reflect the co…


Getting Started

This section covers the steps you need to do in order to setup your environment and get the site running for the first time. Further sections cover the details.

  1. Configure environment variables needed for the site.

    • Request the following values from the JBoss Developer team:

    • Export the values in the appropriate startup script. For example:

      export vimeo_access_token_secret=<VIMEO_ACCESS_TOKEN_SECRET>
      export vimeo_client_secret=<VIMEO_CLIENT_SECRET>
      export dcp_user=<DCP_USER>
      export dcp_password=<DCP_PASSWORD>

    Alternatively, if you plan to do frequent development on the site, you can request access to the password vault. The password vault is checked in to git (so always contains an up to date version of all keys, passwords and usernames), and is encrypted using GPG. To request access from the JBoss Developer team, send them the email address associated with your GPG key. To find out more about GPG (including how to create a key) read If you are on Mac, we recommend GPGSuite which provides Keychain management for your GPG key.

  2. Configure the software. NOTE: You must use a version of Ruby installed via RVM.

    • Install RVM from here if you don't already have it.
    • upgrade RVM.
    • Install the correct Ruby version (See here for details on why '--disable-binary' is needed):

      rvm install ruby-2.1.2 --disable-binary
    • If you see the Error running 'requirements_osx_brew_libs_install autoconf automake libtool pkg-config libyaml readline libksba openssl' error message, you may need to run the following, and then retry the above install command:

      rvm requirements
    • Install any required supporting software. For example, on Fedora you may need to:

      sudo yum install -y rubygem-nokogiri
      sudo yum install -y gcc ruby-devel libxml2 libxml2-devel libxslt libxslt-devel
      sudo sysctl fs.inotify.max_user_watches=524288
      sudo sysctl -p
  3. Fork the project, then clone your fork and add the upstream repository.

     git clone
     git remote add -f upstream
  4. Bootstrap the environment (only needed the first time)

    bundle install
  5. Configure the enviornment:

    rake setup
  6. Build the site for display at http://localhost:4242 rake clean preview

NOTE The site will take a long time to build for the first time (10 minutes+). Subsequent builds are much quicker.

If the build was successful, you should be able to visit the site here: http://localhost:4242


New pages should be added to the root with the extension .html.slim

Updating the DCP

Updates to the DCP should happen automatically if the build is being done on the build server, however, if it is down or there is another emergency situation and the site needs to be built and content pushed to the DCP for staging or production please contact Pete Muir, Jason Porter, Andrew Rubinger or Ray Ploski. Below are steps to setup the environment for pushing content to the DCP.

In order to update content in the DCP you must have the URL set in config.yaml and the following two environment variables set:

export dcp_user=jboss-developer
export dcp_password=<see one of the people above for this>

If these two variables are not set you will see a warning during the build:

Missing username and / or password for searchisko

You can then preview the staging site, which will also push data to the DCP staging server:

rake preview[staging]

Alterntively, you can preview/deploy to staging or production and the asociated DCP server will also be updated.


Run rake deploy[staging] or rake deploy[production]

To tag:

rake deploy[staging,tagname]

To run in Awestruct in development mode, execute:


To run Awestruct while developing, execute:

rake preview

To clean the generated site before you build, execute:

rake clean preview

To deploy using the production profile, execute:

rake deploy

To get a list of all tasks, execute:

rake -T

Now you're Awestruct with rake!

Release Process

For example, to release 1.0.Beta6:

rake update
rake "clean[all]" "deploy[staging]"

The site is now deployed to You need to go there and check it looks right. If it is, you can deploy to

rake "clean[all]" "deploy[beta,1.0.Beta6]"

Finally, you need to commit the new version of _cdn/cdn.yml and push that and the new tag upstream. NOTE: It is very important that you remember to commit+push your changes to cdn.yml.

git commit -a -m “Updated cdn.yml” _cdn/cdn.yml
git push upstream master
git push upstream --tags

Continuous integration

Builds occur automatically when pull requests are submitted, and builds, and deploys, happen when pushes to the master branch occur.

Tracking CI Intermittent Failures

In order to improve the stability of the CI jobs, we need to track the intermittent failures and target the more frequent ones for resolution. The process is:

Carry out the steps below for each of the jobs on here: Ignore the jobs named after a JIRA issue (e.g. DEVELOPER-1234) as they are setup to debug a particular issue and are the responsibility of the creator to inspect.

Open the job page. E.g: and for each, not yet documented, failed run:

  1. Select the job
  2. Select 'Console Output'
  3. Inspect the output. If it's a new issue, create a JIRA issue. If it's an existing issue, locate the JIRA id. Note: for '' failures, you need to find out if it was caused by the code changes inthe relate pull request, or if it's an intermittent build issue, unrelated to the PR.
  4. Return to the 'status' page of the run
  5. Selct 'keep this build forvever'
  6. Update the description to contain just the JIRA id (e.g. DEVELOPER-1234)
  7. Update this spreadsheet
    1. If the failure is already known, increment the occurances column and 'last failure' date.
    2. If the failure is new, add a new row to the spreadsheet

When an issue is resolved:

  1. Mark the status as resolved in this spreadsheet
  2. Delete every CI run that failed with this issue.

secrets.gpg management

The secrets.yaml.gpg file is encrypted using GPG with multiple recipients. A plugin for vim such as vim-gnupg ( makes editing the file easy:

  1. Install vim and vim-gnupg e.g. using pathogen
  2. Open the file _config/secrets.yaml.gpg using vim
  3. Use the command :GPGEditRecipients to open the recipient list
  4. Add the email address for the relevant user to the bottom of the edit area
  5. Write and quit this edit area, and the main file using :wq and :wq
  6. Commit the updated _config/secrets.yaml.gpg

In order to do this, you will need load the user's public key in to your keychain. You will need to add the key to your keychain using your preferred tool on your platform. For example, we recommend GPGSuite for Mac OS. In this case:

  1. load GPG Keychain Access application
  2. Select key -> Retreive rom key server
  3. Pass in the ID of the public key you need to add.

Minimailly the follwoing list of receipients is required to encrypt the file:

If you add a new recipient to the file, ensure you update the list above.

Common issues

This area documents fixes to common issues:

"Too many open files"

This can be caused by running out of file descriptors. Currently only seen on Macs. See the following for how to fix:

"An error occurred: getaddrinfo: nodename nor servname provided, or not known"

Same fix as "Too many open files"

"Unable to decrypt vault (GPGME::Error::BadPassphrase)"

If using GNU PGP, sometimes you're not presented with a popup asking for the passphrase. This will result in the following error being presented: Unable to decrypt vault (GPGME::Error::BadPassphrase). To fix, use the instructions in the following url:

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