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2021 June News

10 months ago ∙ 2 minutes read

osmcommerce.com (now osm.software) blog got multi-select layered navigation, category management, FontAwesome icons, Tailwind CSS Typography. Osm Core allows debugging accidental assignments of the computed properties.

osmcommerce.com Website v0.1.1

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Reader-Oriented Changes

  • show/hide sidebar, search, and access your account using page header
  • navigate the blog using multi-select layered navigation, category and date filters
  • search the blog, and narrow results using multi-select layered navigation

Author-Oriented Changes

  • configure categories in data/posts__categories directory
  • assign categories to posts in the file name, or use categories meta field

Internal Changes

  • parse Markdown file metadata using My\Markdown\File (or derived) class

  • use FontAwesome icons from My\FontAwesome module

  • use category data:

    • customize category meta data handling in My\Categories\Category class
    • access all defined categories using My\Categories\Module::$categories property
  • style Markdown HTML using Tailwind CSS Typography plugin configured in themes/_front__tailwind/tailwind.config.js

  • customize layered navigation:

    • create custom My\Posts\PageType classes, currently there are Home, Category, Search, Year and Month page types
    • create custom My\Posts\Filter classes, currently there are Category, Date and Search filters
    • render applied filters using custom My\Posts\AppliedFilter classes, currently there are Category, Date and Search applied filters
    • render multi-select filter items using custom My\Posts\FilterItem classes, currently there are Category, Year and Month filter items
    • generate layered navigation URLs using My\Posts\Posts::url() method and the fluent methods of the My\Posts\Url class
  • customize new Blade components and their templates:

    # page header
    My\Posts\Components\Front\Header
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/components/header.blade.php
    
    # blog list item
    My\Posts\Components\Front\ListItem
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/components/list-item.blade.php
    
    # category filter
    My\Posts\Components\Front\Filter\Category
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/components/filter/category.blade.php
    
    # date filter
    My\Posts\Components\Front\Filter\Date
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/components/filter/date.blade.php
    
    # applied filters
    My\Posts\Components\Front\AppliedFilters
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/components/applied-filters.blade.php
  • customize new page routes and Blade their templates:

    # home page
    My\Posts\Routes\Front\RenderAllPosts
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/pages/all.blade.php
    
    # category page
    My\Posts\Routes\Front\RenderCategoryPosts
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/pages/category.blade.php
    
    # search page
    My\Posts\Routes\Front\RenderSearchResults
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/pages/search.blade.php
    
    # year page
    My\Posts\Routes\Front\RenderYearPosts
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/pages/year.blade.php
    
    # month page
    My\Posts\Routes\Front\RenderMonthPosts
    themes/_front__tailwind/views/posts/pages/category.blade.php
  • host the website under the native PHP Web server using public/Osm_App/router.php file

  • don't assign tags and series to posts anymore - they are no longer supported

Osm Framework v0.8.4

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  • encode/decode parts of the URL using new url_encode and url_decode functions

Osm Core v0.8.11

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  • debug computed properties using new DebuggableProperties trait