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Re: fineract & community-app vs fineract-CN Services & fims-web-app


Apology, I’m off my machine. Let me share tomorrow the gaps in the
documentation.
For the MFI, It’s just vanilla loans and savings products.

Louis


On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 18:49 Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> The MFI you're looking to work with - what are the products and services
> they support? Please share what gaps there were in the documentation so we
> can address those or if you create a wiki account I can give you the
> permissions to edit yourself.
>
> Ed
>
> On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 9:47 AM Louis Niyongabo <lniyongabo@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi Ed,
> >
> > Yes, the Demo Server is working as well. I had hard time though, a couple
> > of steps were missing in the procedure.
> >
> > I would like to have your input on which one to go with.
> >
> > Thanks,
> >
> > Louis
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 18:37 Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > Hello Louis,
> > >
> > > Thanks for reaching out to the community. I'm glad that you were able
> to
> > > get both Fineract and Fineract CN installed. Many have faced issues
> with
> > > Fineract CN installation - do you have demo server running as well?
> > >
> > > See my replies inline:
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jun 29, 2018 at 4:51 AM Louis Niyongabo <lniyongabo@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Dev team,
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I have installed fineract & community-app on my dev machine, and they
> > > work
> > > > fine. Later, through search, I realized there's also fineract-CN with
> > its
> > > > 30+ services & fims-web-app. I also installed them on the same dev
> > > machine,
> > > > and they work fine as well. These 2 are very different; the former
> > > (mifos)
> > > > has 'mifostenant-default' and 'mifosplatform-tenants' databases
> running
> > > on
> > > > MySQL while the latter (fineract) has 2 sets of databases 'seshat'
> and
> > > > 'playground' running on Cassandra and MySQL. The schema of
> > > > mifostenant-default has nothing to do with the schema of playground.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I would like to invest time working on either of the 2, hoping to
> > > implement
> > > > 1 in a MFI within 3-5 months:
> > > >
> > > > 1)      What is the relation between the 2?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Fineract is the Generation 2 architecture developed by the Mifos
> > Initiative
> > > and donated to Apache which provides an open-API based core banking
> > > platform for financial inclusion. It's mature and stable with a robust
> > > feature set for microfinance, SACCOs, and more. It has multi-tenancy to
> > > enable economies of scale through a shared application instance and
> > > separate tenant databases for each financial insitution. Fineract just
> > > contains the back-end platform and APIs. If you need a reference UI you
> > can
> > > download the Mifos X distribution which contains an AngularJS web app,
> > > reporting through Pentaho and there also client and staff-facing mobile
> > > apps.
> > >
> > > Fineract CN is the Generation 3 architecture which aims to provide a
> > > cloud-native microservices based architecture to help provide the
> > community
> > > future-proof application framework for digital financial services. As
> > > partners on Fineract reached scalability bottlenecks or developed
> purely
> > > digital-first applications and services, they needed a modular and
> > scalable
> > > architecture that wasn't possible through the monolithic application
> that
> > > is Fineract.
> > >
> > > See the links below for more on the new architecture and the rationale
> > for
> > > it.
> > >
> > >
> > > > 2)      Is mifos the legacy being redesigned into fineract or the 2
> > will
> > > be
> > > > kept as completely separate projects?
> > > >
> > >
> > > They will be completely separate projects but a migration path will be
> > made
> > > available as parity is achieved between Gen 2 and Gen 3 (Fineract and
> > > Fineract CN)
> > >
> > > >
> > > > 3)      Which one do you recommend me to work on now?
> > > >
> > > > It really depends on the feature set you need and your timing to go
> to
> > > market with your solution.  If you need to support more traditional
> > > microfinance or group-based operations, Fineract/Mifos X is probably
> your
> > > better bet. If you are supporting SACCOs or basic individual loans and
> > > deposit accounts, the current feature set in Fineract CN might be
> enough
> > > for you. The framework is still changing though as the first official
> > > release hasn't been made yet. If you're looking to build a wallet,
> > payment,
> > > or more transaction-focused system, Fineract CN might also be a better
> > > starting point for you.
> > >
> > > *Apache Fineract CN (Gen 3)*
> > >
> > >    - Apache Fineract CN Architectural Whitepaper
> > >    <
> > >
> >
> https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByeK44WJrHIvdTUxQVNVVmZROV90UnFHd0drMFhmcTV1TGxF/view?usp=sharing
> > > >
> > >    - Fineract CN Codebase - https://goo.gl/Snjr2b
> > >    - Fineract CN Wiki (
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/
> > >    Fineract+CN
> > >    <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Fineract+CN>)
> > >    - Overview of the project structure: https
> > >    ://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Project+structure
> > >    <
> > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Project+structure
> > > >
> > >    - Detailed slide deck overview on each microservice
> > >    <https://goo.gl/tm3c5Z>
> > >    - Creating a Custom Microservice Webinar
> > >    <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6esth3q6H1Y> | Slide Deck
> > >    <https://goo.gl/pCds7y>
> > >    - Digital Financial Services Platform Whitepape
> > >    <
> > >
> >
> http://kuelap.io/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Kuelap-DFSP-white-paper-v1.pdf
> > > >r
> > >    from Kuelap
> > >
> > > *Apache Fineract 1.0 (Gen 2)*
> > >
> > >    - Architectural White Paper: https://goo.gl/du7XhL
> > >    - API Docs: https://demo.openmf.org/api-docs/apiLive.htm
> > >    - Web Hooks framework:
> > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINER
> > >    ACT/Hooks <
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Hooks
> > >
> > >    - Platform - Apache Fineract: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/apache/incubator-fineract> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/FINERACT/> | Mailing List
> > >    <
> > >
> >
> http://markmail.org/search/?q=list%3Aorg.apache.fineract.dev+order%3Adate-backward
> > > >
> > >    - Web App - Mifos X: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/community-app> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/community-app/issues> | Mailing List
> > >    <https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/admin/mifos-developer>| Gitter
> > >    Chatroom <https://gitter.im/openMF/mifos>
> > >    - Mobile App - Android Field Officer App: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/android-client/> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/android-client/issues> | Gitter Chatroom
> > >    <https://gitter.im/openMF/android-client>
> > >    - Mifos Mobile - Android Mobile Banking App: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/self-service-app> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/self-service-app/issues> | Gitter
> Chatroom
> > >    <https://gitter.im/openMF/self-service-app>
> > >    - Online Banking App - Web: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/web-self-service-app/> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/web-self-service-app/issues>| Gitter
> > > Chatroom
> > >    - MifosPay - Mobile Wallet Framework: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/mobile-wallet> | Issue Tracker
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/mobile-wallet/issues> | Gitter Chatroom
> > >    - Mifos Payment Gateway: Source Code
> > >    <https://github.com/openMF/mifos-payment-gateway> | Issue Tracker |
> > >    Gitter Chatroom
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > >
> > > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Louis
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > *Ed Cable*
> > > President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
> > > edcable@xxxxxxxxx | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
> > >
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> > >
> >
>
>
> --
> *Ed Cable*
> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
> edcable@xxxxxxxxx | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
>
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