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ace

Lightweight FE/BE Framework. Provides tools for launching prototype websites.

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Install via git

git clone git@github.com:fluffybunnies/ace.git path-to-project

Install via npm

mysite=./mysite; if [ ! -d "$mysite" ]; then mkdir -p "$mysite"; fi; npm install --prefix /tmp aced && cp -ri /tmp/node_modules/aced/* "$mysite" && cd "$mysite" && ls -l

Or, deploy directly to an ubuntu instance with Sire

# Deploy sire to remote server:
./sire/index.sh _deploy
# Deploy ace to remote server:
./sire/signal.sh ace

Front End - UI

Instagram Gallery
  • Plug and play with a simple gallery id
  • Or configure an api mapping to generate dynamic galleries
<script type="text/ace-instagram">{
    query: 'users/227962011/media/recent'
}</script> 
ace.ui.widgetize('instagram',$('.gallery01'),{
    query: 'users/%userId%/media/recent'
    ,fetch: {
        userId: ['users/search?q=markthegonzales',function(res){
            return res.data[0].id;
        }]
    }
    ,type: 'squares med'
    ,num: 10
    ,hoverFadeIn: true
    ,shadbox: true
});
Twitter Feed
  • Horizontal or vertical ticker animation
<script type="text/ace-twitter">{
    screenName: 'jewelmint'
    ,scroll: 'x'
}</script> 
ace.ui.widgetize('twitter',$('.sidebar-social'),{
    screenName: 'pandaexpress'
    ,numGet: 10
    ,numShow: 3
    ,scroll: 'y'
    ,scrollDelay: 8000
    ,scrollSpeed: 1000
    ,type: 'sidebar'
});
Simple Carousel
<script type="text/ace-carousel">{
    imgs: [
        '/imgs/fashion_jewelry.jpg'
        ,'/imgs/three-stones-engagement-ring.jpg'
        ,'/imgs/Chanel_Wallet_Chriselle1.jpg'
        ,'/imgs/Peplum_Leather_zara_top_Valentino_rockstud.jpg'
        ,'/imgs/summer-arm-candy.jpg'
        ,'/imgs/boho-chic-2.jpg'
    ]
}</script> 
ace.ui.widgetize('carousel',$('.nyfw-2015'),{
    imgs: albumNYFW2015
    ,dims: '195x148'
    ,speed: 300
    ,shadbox: true
});
Chat

See demo page and web/assets/ace.chat.js

Uses arrrr module for backend

Tooltips
  • Place smart tooltips on any html element
  • Intelligent positioning adapts to custom css styles and always remains within viewport
  • Activated by hover, click, or any other custom event
  • Supports tip activation groupings
ace.tooltip($('#look-at-me'),{
    content: 'I do cool things!'
});
 
// or... 
 
ace.tooltip($('#me-too'),{
    content: 'Click here for lazers'
    ,offset: 10 // null = width of arrow 
    ,pos: 'top' // top bot left right 
    ,fixed: false
    ,group: null // tips with the same group will show/hide at the same time 
    ,classes: 'tooltip-mkII'
    ,showEvt: 'mouseover'
    ,hideEvt: 'mouseout'
});
ShadBox
  • Bring images to life with this shadow box modal
  • Makes load-time look good, with options to customize the animation
  • Plugs directly into other ace modules such as the photo carousel and instagram gallery via a simple on/off option
ace.shadbox('/albums/2015/some.sweet.image.jpg');
 
// or... 
 
ace.shadbox('/albums/2014/hard.rock.25may2014.jpg',{
    viewport: {
        padding: {x:.05, y:.05}
    }
    ,anim: {
        fadeSpeed: 100
        ,delay: 300
        ,contentExpandSpeed: 300
        ,contentFadeInSpeed: 300
    }
});
Pop
  • Use as a simple alert dialog
  • Or extend with versatile classes and bindings
ace.pop('An email has been sent with a link to reset your password.');
 
// or...
 
ace.pop({
    header: 'Are you sure?'
    ,body: 'Clicking Ok will delete everything you own.'
    ,btns: [
        ['cancel','Cancel']
        ,['ok','Ok']
    ]
    ,exit_btn: true
    ,position: 'fixed'
    ,true_center: false
}).on('ok',function(){
    forfeitTheWorld();
});
Loader
  • Loader overlay animation remains visible while "up()"s > "down()"s
ace.loader.up()
doSomethingAsync(function(){
    ace.loader.down()
})
ace.loader.up()
doSomethingElseAsync(function(){
    ace.loader.down()
})
Highlight
  • Animate background color to bring attention to $element(s)
  • Defaults to yellow fadeout over 1 second
  • Use case: Highlight cell in datatable that was just updated
var $rowIJustUpdated = $('table tr.num-15');
ace.highlight($rowIJustUpdated).find('td.info').html(newValue);
 
$('body').addClass('flashMeGreen');
ace.highlight($('.flashMeGreen'), {
    start:'00ff00'
    ,duration: 1500
    ,framerate: 15
})

Resource

  • On-demand versioned asset loading
  • Think async requirejs lite with packs and css
// simple:
ace.resource.fetch('https://s3.example.com/assets/SNotifs.js');
 
// with callback:
ace.resource.fetch('https://s3.example.com/assets/SNotifs.js',function(){
    console.log('js and css loaded');
})
 
// multiple
ace.resource.fetch([
    '//s3.example.com/assets/Leaderboards.js'
    ,'//s3.example.com/assets/Leaderboards.css'
],function(){
    console.log('everything loaded');
})
 
// split cbs
ace.resource.fetch([
    '//s3.example.com/assets/SActivity.pv2.js'
    ,'//s3.example.com/assets/SActivity.pv2.css'
],function(){
    console.log('js loaded')
    letsStartFunctionalizing()
},function(){
    console.log('css loaded')
    renderThings()
});
 
// packs
ace.resource.fetch('pack:social')

Req

  • Shorthand for api calls
ace.req('twitter/feed',function(err,data){
    if (err) return console.log(err)
    populateTwitterFeed()
})
 
ace.req('comments','post',{
    body: 'Thnks!'
})

Front End - Utils

// 'ace.util.'+Object.keys(ace.util).sort().join('\nace.util.') 
ace.util.arrayFilter
ace.util.capitalize
ace.util.deleteCookie
ace.util.deobfu
ace.util.escapeHtml
ace.util.escapeRegEx
ace.util.formatDate
ace.util.formatInteger
ace.util.formatPlace
ace.util.formatTimeAgo
ace.util.getCookie
ace.util.getImageToWindowFit
ace.util.getParameterByName
ace.util.getViewportScrollY
ace.util.hash
ace.util.isEmptyObject
ace.util.isFullyWithinViewport
ace.util.isWithinViewport
ace.util.obfu
ace.util.onTouchDevice
ace.util.padZ
ace.util.parseCookies
ace.util.rand
ace.util.removeClassWithPrefix
ace.util.replaceAll
ace.util.setCookie
ace.util.setUniqueClassVal
ace.util.stdErrAlert
ace.util.strToClass
ace.util.trueDim

Front End - Bus

All widgets (and the global ace.bus) extend AceBase - a standard event emitter with a "ready" implementation

// ready() is ambivalent to whether or not the event has already been triggered 
ace.bus.ready('something-happened',function(){
    console.log("Let's do something once!");
});
ace.bus.on('something-happened',function(){
    console.log("Let's do something everytime!");
});
ace.bus.trigger('something-happened');
ace.bus.trigger('something-happened');
/* ...
Let's do something once!
Let's do something everytime!
Let's do something everytime!
*/

Back End - API

Basic API skeleton. Includes a few routes as examples:

Smile

http://ace.fabfitfun.com/ace/api/demo/smile

Send email with attachments

http://ace.fabfitfun.com/ace/api/demo/email-csv-php?email_to=alec@luckygroupinc.com

Back End - Helpers

SES

Amazon SES wrapper. Super simple interface makes it easy to send emails with attachments.

Ses::send(array(
    'to' => array('trinkledinkle@example.com'),
    'from' => 'stinklewinkle@gmail.com',
    'reply_to' => 'funky.munky@example.com',
    'bcc' => 'rufus@example.com',
    'subject' => 'Kali M lent you 2 loyalty points!',
    'message' => '<em>ssssssup</em>',
    'type' => 'html',
    'attachment' => WEBROOT.'/saved/secret_list.csv',
));
Protect

Contains basic methods to help secure your prototype website.

Protect::preventBruteForce($numRequests=4, $perSeconds=2000, $usePath=true, $bank=50)

Back End - Utils

Ace::getConfig
    Request value loaded from config.php / config.local.php
Ace::g
    Example:
        if (Ace::g($_POST,'param') == 'abc') ...
        instead of
        if (isset($_POST['param']) && $_POST['param'] == 'abc') ...
    Example:
        $host = Ace::g($_SERVER,array('HOST_NAME','SERVER_NAME'));
        instead of
        $host = isset($_SERVER['HOST_NAME']) ? $_SERVER['HOST_NAME'] : isset($_SERVER['SERVER_NAME']) ? $_SERVER['SERVER_NAME'] : null;
Ace::onHttps
    Works behind ELB using HTTP_X_FORWARDED_PROTO
Ace::enforceHttps
    Redirect to https://self
Ace::vres
    Optimize asset caching by marking url with file-modified-time
Ace::e
    For debugging: exit with $message
Ace::isAssoc
    Returns true if array does not have continuously ascending numeric keys
Ace::varDump
    HTML-formatted alternative to var_dump
Ace::putDeep
    Insert into an array without checking isset()
    Example:
        $house = array(
            'bedroom' => array('bed','dresser'=>array('pants')),
        );
        Ace::putDeep($house,'kitchen>oven','bread');
        Ace::putDeep($house,'bedroom>dresser[]','shirt');
        Ace::varDump($house);
Ace::onMobile
    Uses list from http://detectmobilebrowsers.com/ against HTTP_USER_AGENT
Ace::clientIp
    Works behind ELB and other proxies
Ace::curlGet
    curlGet( $url [, $params [, $curlOpts ]] )
Ace::curlPost
    curlPost( $url [, $params [, $curlOpts [, $urlEncodedParams = false ]]] )
    $urlEncodedParams mimicks application/x-www-form-urlencoded as opposed to the default multipart/form-data
Ace::curlDelete
    curlDelete( $url [, $params [, $curlOpts ]] )
Ace::setAssetHeadersForFilename
    For use when loading a file via php instead of webserver
Ace::sphericalDistance
    Calculate the distance between 2 lat/lng points
Ace::strToTime
    Enforce app-consistent timezone reference
Ace::strToTimeUtc
    Enforce app-consistent timezone reference
Ace::date
    Enforce app-consistent timezone reference
Ace::dateUtc
    Enforce app-consistent timezone reference
Ace::dbTime
    Mysql date format. Same as Ace::date('Y-m-d H:i:s', $time);
Ace::dbTimeUtc
    Mysql date format. Same as Ace::dateUtc('Y-m-d H:i:s', $time);
Ace::time
    Allows overriding return value of `Ace::time()` for unit tests
Ace::aceTmz
    Enforce app-consistent timezone reference

Back End - Node

If you deployed using Sire, node will be installed with the latest stable version.

Send email with attachments
node ./bin/demo-emailCsv.js --emailTo='alec@luckygroupinc.com' --emailFrom='acquiremint@beachmint.com'
Utils
// node -e "console.log('ut.'+Object.keys(require('./lib/ut.js')).sort().join('\nut.'))" 
ut.dateDiff
ut.dbTime
ut.fileTime
ut.flipObjKeyVals
ut.getFirstChild
ut.getFirstKey
ut.isNumeric
ut.padZ
ut.pluckFromArray
ut.prettyTime
ut.rand
ut.replaceAll
ut.spawn
ut.stats
ut.superTrim
ut.trim

Health Check

http://ace.fabfitfun.com/hc

Status Page

http://ace.fabfitfun.com/id

To Do

  • Fix ace.ui.instagram (instagram api forced update)
  • Import relevant bin/s (e.g. create_dto.php)
  • Import magic adapter + dao methods
  • Import Ace + bootshell + method comments + etc upgrades
    • Don't simply copy+paste work done in Ace::normalizePostData, unit test normal www-form-encoded post from node, maaaybe fall back to the json obj encapsed form
    • e.g. DaoSqlAbstract::makePivotWhere
  • Import Eav
  • Convert ace.highlight.js to ace.jq.highlight.js
    • Review current state (escaped globals, memory+proc benchmark, etc)
  • Create example route to demonstrate DaoSqlAbstract
  • Prepend semicolons to ace modules that begin with "(" to allow for alternate builders like gulp
  • Add: SocialShare, flashUI, Lights, et al
  • MVC-type routes separate from API
    • Import home.php
  • Implement basic cache layer with memcache driver
    • Start with App::getAppVersion()
  • Generate ace.min.js/ace.min.css on start + post-gitsync / file change
  • Unit tests
  • More descriptive error messages for missing initial configs