If you'd like to customize Redmine to meet your own precise project management needs, this is the ideal guide to understanding and realizing the full potential of plugins. Full of real-world examples and clear instructions.
Redmine is a flexible project management web application that is cross-platform and cross-database. Redmine handles multiple projects and provides integrated project management features, issue tracking, and support for various version control systems.
This book provides an overview of the tools available to potential plugin authors who want to extend and enhance a product to work their way. It is meant to teach developers who have existing Ruby on Rails experience on how they can properly extend Redmine through custom plugins.
In this book, existing models, views, and controllers will be extended through the use of hooks. You will learn how custom updates can be tied into project and system activity streams.
Plugin models will be made searchable and custom permissions and security will be discussed. This book will also teach you how to create a sustainable plugin for an established product and maintain an ongoing relationship with the Redmine community as it relates to a new plugin.
Reading this book will provide you with the necessary skills to quickly and efficiently extend products through plugins.
What You Will Learn