ROS Index Development

ROS Index is a statically-generated website which is composed of four main components:

  1. A Jekyll backbone
  2. A Jekyll Ruby plugin which clones and analyzes ROS repositories
  3. HTML templates for displaying content
  4. Build-side and client-side javascript for searching the index

Everything used to build ROS Index can be found on the rosindex repository.

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Building ROSIndex

See the ROS Index for details on building ROS Index locally.

Design Patterns


Currently, pagination of N total items is done by generating html files for each page of n items and each m ways of sorting those items. This leads to n*(m+1) html pages (+1 for the default sort, whichever that may be). This also constrains the display to display only N/n items at a time.