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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Determining if "you're in cordova"
Date Sun, 02 Dec 2012 19:30:13 GMT
Eh Fil, is this so they can detect if they have device apis ultimately?

On Sat, Dec 1, 2012 at 1:31 AM, Bryce Curtis <curtis.bryce@gmail.com> wrote:
> I think the answer depends upon when the app checks to see if it is
> running in cordova webview.  If it is loading a remote url with remote
> cordova.js, then the native side will become available well before
> cordova.js finished loading.  So, I would either check for
> device.cordova or register for deviceready and wait for it to fire.
>
> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Gord Tanner <gtanner@gmail.com> wrote:
>> +1
>>
>> This isn't a platform issue but rather a developer issue
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On 2012-11-30, at 7:11 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Presumably the developer knows the url of their own server, so
>>> wouldn't it be easier to just test for that in window.location?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 4:07 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> So the bigger question then is how to handle the differences ...
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 4:04 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>>>> It is to run a single codebase (or as close to it as possible minus the
>>>>> differences in cordova.js) across web and cordova apps.
>>>>>
>>>>> On 11/30/12 4:02 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Can we back up and discuss the goal?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is it to use the same code on the server + inside an app ( that is
>>>>>> packaged for multiple platforms ) ?
>>>>>> OR
>>>>>> Is it to load an app on multiple devices all served by the same server?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 3:56 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>> Its yucky and may break in a future platform version, but since
each
>>>>>>> platform requires its own cordova.js -- then each platform could
define
>>>>>>> its
>>>>>>> own cordova.isWebView?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> wp7 is x-wmapp
>>>>>>> iOS is file://
>>>>>>> BB is http://localhost
>>>>>>> Android is ?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> WP7 app is loaded from x-wmapp1:/
>>>>>>>> WP8 app is loaded from x-wmapp0:/
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> So file:// will not work
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> There are probably numerous other approches ...
>>>>>>>> deviceready will/should never fire, but that is difficult
to test for,
>>>>>>>> because it could just be taking a real long time.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I see many issues with this though:
>>>>>>>> - each platform still requires it's own cordova.js, so this
would only
>>>>>>>> work with 1 platform + a webserver, so no idea we come up
for this
>>>>>>>> will solve the bigger problem.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 3:46 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>> document.location starts with http://localhost OR starts
with file://
>>>>>>>> then?
>>>>>>>>> ;)
>>>>>>>>> In any case, any js variable that we could set can be
overridden of
>>>>>>>> course.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 3:38 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> I think in BB WEbWorks you get http://localhost/somethingsoemthing
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On 11/30/12 3:35 PM, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> "how do we know if we're in cordova or not?"
--> document.location
>>>>>>>> starts
>>>>>>>>>>> with file:// ?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
>>>
>>>
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