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Tara Gibbs, January 28, 2014
We completely revamped the web management console for Stackato 3.0. Since we had to update the entire thing to work with the new Cloud Foundry v2 API and add views for the new features, we chose to start again from scratch using the best technologies available to make it look nice, load fast, work on mobile devices, and be more maintainable in the long haul.
Pretty much anything you can do with the Stackato CLI, you can do in the console. If you've used the previous Stackato web console, you'll find the new Stackato 3.0 web console much, much more responsive.
For the curious, the three major building blocks for the new console are:
Bootstrap: Provides a modern, mobile-friendly, cross-browser CSS framework that allowed us to quickly implement new layouts.
These last two saved us a lot of "reinventing the wheel" but rebuilding the console was still a huge job. I've put together an infographic to show just how much effort went into building this new console. Check it out!Register for our What's New in Stackato v3.0 webinar or try the console for yourself! Download a Stackato VM, request access to the Stackato Sandbox, or deploy an instance on Amazon EC2 or HP Cloud Services!
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