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From Bryan Higgins <bhigg...@blackberry.com>
Subject Re: blackberry 10 migration
Date Fri, 03 May 2013 12:24:39 GMT
Hi Lorin,

We will update to 2.7.0 today and I'm meeting with the docs people this
afternoon.

If they don't have anything ready, I can bang out a draft while I'm flying
out to Max on Sunday.

Thanks,
Bryan


On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Bryan,
>
> any progress on the doc side of things? From my experience with the new
> codebase, I shouldn't think that documenting the necessary workflows
> (plugins, getting started, etc) should be too time consuming.
> Currently docs and updating to 2.7.0 are the only blockers to pulling the
> blackerry/cordova-blackberry repo into Apache. I would really like to see
> this happen this week or early next week.
>
> - Lorin
>
>
> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:23 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com
> >wrote:
>
> > thanks Bryan
> >
> > 1. great to hear, once docs are in place, we'll pull those in alongside
> > the core BB implementation
> >
> > 2. ok, I see. There was a little confusion on our end about this. What
> I'd
> > like to see is node not visible as an external dependency.
> >
> > 4. check to see why it's building projects with 2.4.0-rc1
> >
> > 5. saw that, this will be pulled in alongside docs and the core BB repo
> >
> >
> > On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 12:11 PM, Bryan Higgins <bryan@bryanhiggins.net
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks for following up Lorin.
> >>
> >> We're actively working on a bunch of things, some of this included. You
> >> can
> >> follow commits in the blackberry10 branch on our forks to keep tabs on
> us.
> >>
> >> I'll go update the JIRA tickets, but here are the answers to your
> specific
> >> questions:
> >>
> >> 1. Our docs team is working on these, but they haven't yet pushed
> anything
> >> to the fork. I'll follow up.
> >>
> >> 2. We don't actually have node packaged in the repo. For WebWorks, it is
> >> added in during the build process of the distributable. I'm fine with
> >> adding it and I also think it makes sense to call npm install on
> >> ./bin/create if the node_modules aren't present.
> >>
> >> 3. Agree, help message could be improved
> >>
> >> 4. We re-based the forks a week or so ago, but still need to bring in
> >> hello
> >> world and update versions.
> >>
> >> 5. We have a fork of cordova-js that introduces blackberry10 as a
> >> platform.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 2:37 PM, Lorin Beer <lorin.beer.dev@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > I want to keep the conversation going concerning the imminent
> migration
> >> of
> >> > BlackBerry's BB10 implementation to Apache Cordova, replacing the
> >> existing
> >> > implementation.
> >> >
> >> > The issues that need to be completed are being tracked here:
> >> > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-3070
> >> >
> >> > With the file system implemented, the BB10 implementation is only 3
> >> tests
> >> > behind the existing Cordova BB10 implementation, and is stable enough
> to
> >> > accept.
> >> > There are, however, a few minor obstacles:
> >> >
> >> > 1. documentation
> >> >  - BB10 plugin development
> >> >  - getting started guide
> >> >
> >> > both need to be updated to match the new implementation. If this work
> is
> >> > done, please point me to it, but I couldn't see it in the
> >> > Blackberry/cordova-docs fork
> >> >
> >> > 2. create script
> >> > the create script for BB10 depends on node. This is not an issue, as I
> >> > understand that node comes packaged with. However, I would like to see
> >> > package configuration to happen automatically (the npm install step)
> >> rather
> >> > than explicitly.
> >> >
> >> > 3. project create scripts
> >> > needs better help messages and documentation
> >> >
> >> > 4. 2.7.0 support
> >> > build tools seem to use 2.4.0-rc1. This needs to be brought up to
> 2.7.0
> >> >
> >> > 5. cordova-js
> >> > it looks like BB10 uses it's own version of cordova.js, we need to add
> >> this
> >> > to platforms in cordova-js
> >> >
> >> > Ken, Bryan and any of the BlackBerry folks, please chime in to correct
> >> any
> >> > misunderstandings, point us to completed work, or discuss the above.
> >> >
> >> > I would also encourage participation on the jira issue discussion
> >> threads.
> >> >
> >> > - Lorin
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
>

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