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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Wondering what folks think about the default project
Date Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:39:43 GMT
In an earlier incarnation of Cordova the CLI had a a --recipe flag. That
could be modified to accept a path or a Git repo. This would retain the
existing and fulfill Ray's use case.

Thoughts?
On Jul 12, 2013 7:34 AM, "Lucas Holmquist" <lholmqui@redhat.com> wrote:

> +1 to keeping the default template,  but the ability to change it if you
> want to
> On Jul 12, 2013, at 10:18 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Carlos I think that is essentially what others have proposed here -
> specify
> > a template to use.
> >
> > Personally I like the default project to still be the default, if only
> for
> > the majority of our users who are not more experienced programmers. More
> > experienced programmers will not be put off by specifying a template
> option
> > for a blank template, IMO (but for less experienced people, I contend it
> is
> > the reverse).
> >
> > While helping users troubleshoot in the Google Groups, or investigating
> > bugs in JIRA, I often tell a user to create a new project (thus using the
> > default template) and isolate their bug there, so we have a common base
> to
> > verify and test bugs.
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> can it be an option to the cordova cli?
> >> cordova create [--noHelloApp]
> >> or
> >> cordova create [--blankIndexHTML]
> >>
> >> You get the point
> >>
> >> I vote for default to have defaultApp included.
> >> It provides gratification of every "Hello World" gives when starting
> with
> >> something new.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 1:26 AM, Michael Jackson <mjijackson@gmail.com
> >>> wrote:
> >>
> >>> I really like the default app. As a brand new cordova dev it helped me
> >>> understand how to get started with it.
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Michael Jackson
> >>> @mjackson
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 10:28 AM, Ray Camden <raycamde@adobe.com>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> I can add this as a Jira item if it makes sense, but, what do folks
> >> think
> >>>> about the following:
> >>>>
> >>>> I'd like to propose that the 'default' PG app created by the CLI be
> >>>> changed. Right now it is cool. Looks neat. But is completely
> >> unnecessary
> >>>> after you've after learned how to use PG. It's a great example for
> >> folks
> >>>> learning PG, but for those of us who know and just want to get started
> >>>> quickly, it actually takes me more time to *remove* the HTML, CSS, and
> >> JS
> >>>> used in the default then it does to create a new project. Not to be
> >> over
> >>>> dramatic, but it really is the worst part of the process for me. Then
> >>>> again, I tend to make quite a few POCs with the CLI so this issue hits
> >> me
> >>>> more often than normal probably.
> >>>>
> >>>> I know the CLI is just copying a template (I've blogged on this
> >> before),
> >>>> but shouldn't the default be something better for developers?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Carlos Santana
> >> <csantana23@gmail.com>
> >>
>
>

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