Web User Interface
The Zed user will primarily only see the Web user interface
of Zed, as 99% of the interaction with Zed happens here. In the past, a
Web user interface has meant limited features and functionality, no advanced
capabilities like drag-and-drop, context menu's, or any of the power
features that users have come to expect from a full-featured application.
traditional limits of static HTML and incorporate some truly power-user
Web To Server Communication
In true AJAX fashion, our client-server (or Web server)
communication is done using the asynchronous XMLHttpRequest Object
as required without having to issue full-page reloads in the browser.
This gives a much more dynamic feeling to the application and keeps the
bandwidth requirements to a minimum.
In some communications between the Web application and
the server, we utilize XML as our transport encoding. However, most of our
transport is using the much lighter JSON encoding that allows us to
directly represent our objects as the data that they encapsulate,
the browser GUI.
Zed Builds and Bugs Manager server is 100% Java
and will run on any 1.6 JVM
that is available for your platform. We recommend the
for all of its supported
platforms to run Zed.
- Minimum of 500M disk space for initial install and initial
growth of the server database. (Disk size will vary depending on the
amount of data stored in your Task and Build configurations.)
- Minimum of 500M RAM available to the Zed Server