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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Cordova Blog
Date Wed, 03 Jul 2013 17:23:29 GMT
Looks great Carlos! I say ship it.

Maybe just throw up a welcome blog post that says to 'watch this space
for more info very soon!'.



On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:
> JIRA item contains the svn diff for the Cordova Blog and is ready to be
> check in by a committer.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-3997
>
> Please review and let me know if you have any issues.
>
> --Carlos
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Ok I have this working with jekyll and GitHub pages
>>
>> You can preview gh-pages branch here:
>> http://csantanapr.github.io/cordova-blog/blog
>>
>> You can see repo here:
>> https://github.com/csantanapr/cordova-blog
>>
>> Blog README:
>> https://github.com/csantanapr/cordova-blog/blob/master/www/README.md
>>
>> All the infrastructure is setup, only the blog is fully jekyll.
>>
>> There is no blog entries yet. But they can be added by just adding a
>> markdown file
>>
>> I will try to figure out how to create a patch from git repo to put in
>> apache svn
>>
>> What do you think on creating a firt blog post: "What's new in Cordova
>> 2.9.0" ?
>>
>> --Carlos
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>wrote:
>>
>>> That's fun! :)
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 9:51 AM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com
>>> >wrote:
>>>
>>> > The Developer Gods are on my side this morning.
>>> > Starting today to work on Cordova Blog using Jekyll and this pod-cast
>>> > landed today
>>> >
>>> > #54: Jekyll and CMS-less websites with Young Hahn and Dave Cole
>>> > http://5by5.tv/webahead/54
>>> > June 27, 2013 at 7:00pm • 1 hour 28 minutes
>>> >
>>> > After many years of using Content Management Systems that store content
>>> in
>>> > a database, there's a movement to store content in files instead. Jekyll
>>> > and other tools, including github, are springing up to create a new
>>> > ecosystem of file-based tools. Young Hahn and Dave Cole join Jen
>>> Simmons to
>>> > explain.
>>> >
>>> > Quote of the day: "Shame on you for setting deadlines on Fridays, you
>>> don't
>>> > love developers"
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 11:44 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > > ya for sure, its basically a jekyll like clone now
>>> > >
>>> > > On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 9:05 PM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com
>>> >
>>> > > wrote:
>>> > > > Brian you mean port the whole site to JekyII?
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > > On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:03 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io>
wrote:
>>> > > >
>>> > > >> +1 lets port the whole template over
>>> > > >> On Jun 24, 2013 7:42 PM, "Andrew Grieve" <agrieve@chromium.org>
>>> > wrote:
>>> > > >>
>>> > > >> > I think if you want to take a stab at it, Carlos, that
would be
>>> > great!
>>> > > >> You
>>> > > >> > can see how the website currently works by looking at:
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/cordova/site/README.md
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > I've created https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-3997
to
>>> track
>>> > > this
>>> > > >> > and assigned it to you.
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > If you can get a prototype going, maybe just post a diff
of your
>>> > > changes
>>> > > >> > via "svn diff" and attach it to the JIRA ticket.
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > I think timeline-wise, as soon as it gets done and we
have a blog
>>> > post
>>> > > >> > written, we can ship it! :)
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > On Mon, Jun 24, 2013 at 8:27 PM, Carlos Santana <
>>> > csantana23@gmail.com
>>> > > >> > >wrote:
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > I took a look today at JekyII and got excited at
the
>>> simplicity.
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > I love simple solutions to simple problems.
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > Should we try to launch a new site/blog for 3.0
time frame?
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > How can I help? (admin, setup, tutorials, screencasts,
>>> migration,
>>> > > ideas
>>> > > >> > for
>>> > > >> > > posts, etc..)
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > --Carlos
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 1:09 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io>
>>> wrote:
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > OR we could use Github pages for the Cordova
org and just
>>> host
>>> > on
>>> > > a
>>> > > >> > > > subdomain:
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > http://blog.cordova.io
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > ???
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > Seems like the least friction.
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:56 AM, Carlos Santana
<
>>> > > >> csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > > > wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > > Yes mirror to Github, official and live
content will be
>>> stored
>>> > > on
>>> > > >> > > apache
>>> > > >> > > > > servers.
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > > +1 on the repo name cordova-blog
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Shazron
<
>>> shazron@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> +1 on Jekyll and Github. All we need
is to request a
>>> > > cordova-blog
>>> > > >> > repo
>>> > > >> > > > on
>>> > > >> > > > >> git-wip-us, and then the Github mirror
does all the work
>>> (I
>>> > > think)
>>> > > >> > :)
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> >
>>> > https://help.github.com/articles/user-organization-and-project-pages
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> So if the repo is cordova-blog, the
url would then be
>>> > > >> > > > >> http://cordova.github.io/cordova-blog
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Carlos
Santana <
>>> > > >> > csantana23@gmail.com
>>> > > >> > > > >> >wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > @Brian
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >    I'm not married to WordPress
was just referring as an
>>> > > >> example,
>>> > > >> > > > JekyII
>>> > > >> > > > >> > will do fine ,
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > Can we see if we can host the
content on git/github
>>> instead
>>> > > of
>>> > > >> > svn?,
>>> > > >> > > > this
>>> > > >> > > > >> > way, I think it will be easier
to contribute and
>>> maintain.
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > --Carlos
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 12:29
PM, Brian LeRoux <
>>> b@brian.io
>>> > >
>>> > > >> > wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > +1 on a blog but I'd like
to do something static if
>>> > > possible.
>>> > > >> > > > (Jekyll,
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > Scotch, Docpad are all nice
enough). We used to use
>>> > > Wordpress
>>> > > >> > for
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > http://phonegap.com and
it was a complete struggle to
>>> > > keep it
>>> > > >> > up
>>> > > >> > > to
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > date and online. The running
joke when were dealing w/
>>> > this
>>> > > >> was
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > 'static sites are web scale'.
And its true, since
>>> moving
>>> > to
>>> > > >> > Jekyll
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > we've had basically zero
downtime.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > While our current setup
is not ideal (svn) it does
>>> > > accommodate
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > anything static. I will
talk w/ Yohei about doing a
>>> > slight
>>> > > >> > refresh
>>> > > >> > > > to
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > that (if cool w/ everyone
here).
>>> > > >> > > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at
8:06 AM, Carlos Santana <
>>> > > >> > > > csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > This is great idea.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > I don't mind the same
content in both places.
>>> (PhoneGap
>>> > > and
>>> > > >> > > > Cordova)
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Phonegap is spelled
Cordova anyway :-)
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Some of the blog posts
in PhoneGap point to personal
>>> > > blogs.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > I would thin that the
Cordova Blog will do the same
>>> > have
>>> > > >> blogs
>>> > > >> > > > hosted
>>> > > >> > > > >> > on
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > its site or point to
personal blog posts.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > What about having Pages
(i.e. WordPress) on the
>>> Cordova
>>> > > Blog
>>> > > >> > in
>>> > > >> > > > >> > addition
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > of
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Posts?
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Ideas for Pages:
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > - Release Notes
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > - Roadmap/Timeline
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > - Videos
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > - Tutorials
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > - List 3rd Party Plugins
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Here is another one,
if Blog (i.e. WordPress) is
>>> > created
>>> > > why
>>> > > >> > not
>>> > > >> > > > host
>>> > > >> > > > >> > the
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > whole site (cordova.io)
with WordPress (Posts and
>>> > Pages)
>>> > > >> and
>>> > > >> > > move
>>> > > >> > > > >> away
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > from
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Ruby for the website
:-). If not then you will be
>>> > > >> maintaining
>>> > > >> > > two
>>> > > >> > > > >> sites
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > with two different
technologies.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > --Carlos
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > On Thu, Jun 20, 2013
at 10:19 PM, Joe Bowser <
>>> > > >> > bowserj@gmail.com
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> Currently, PhoneGap
aggregates the blog posts of
>>> many
>>> > > >> > > committers
>>> > > >> > > > at
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> phonegap.com/blog.
 The downside of this is that
>>> it's
>>> > > an
>>> > > >> > Adobe
>>> > > >> > > > >> blog,
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> and it's not Apache
Cordova.  Apache Cordova should
>>> > > >> probably
>>> > > >> > > have
>>> > > >> > > > >> its
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> own blog, but I
see a lot of the same content
>>> being in
>>> > > two
>>> > > >> > > > different
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> places.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> If someone wants
to take this on, that'd be
>>> awesome.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> On Thu, Jun 20,
2013 at 7:12 PM, Andrew Grieve <
>>> > > >> > > > >> agrieve@chromium.org>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> wrote:
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > I brought
it up in a separate thread (
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> >
>>> > http://callback.markmail.org/thread/y44pmva6gfm257sl)
>>> > > >> but
>>> > > >> > > > >> probably
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> deserves
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > its own.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > I'd like to
create a Blog for Cordova and make
>>> all
>>> > > >> > Committers
>>> > > >> > > > able
>>> > > >> > > > >> > to
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> post
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > to it. We
could use it to:
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > - Post release
announcements & release notes
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > - Draw attention
to deprecations and upgrade
>>> guides
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > - Deep dive
into significant improvements /
>>> changes
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > Mainly, I
think having a blog for the project
>>> will
>>> > be
>>> > > >> > really
>>> > > >> > > > help
>>> > > >> > > > >> by
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > providing
an authoritative source for Cordova
>>> blob
>>> > > posts
>>> > > >> > (as
>>> > > >> > > > >> opposed
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > to
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> on
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > our personal
blogs, which I appreciate, but
>>> which I
>>> > > feel
>>> > > >> > are
>>> > > >> > > > >> lacking
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > authority).
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > I'm quite
inexperienced at blogging, so everyone
>>> > > agrees
>>> > > >> we
>>> > > >> > > > should
>>> > > >> > > > >> go
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> ahead
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> > with this,
it'd be good if someone more
>>> blog-savvy
>>> > > would
>>> > > >> > own
>>> > > >> > > > >> setting
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > it
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >> up.
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > --
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > Carlos Santana
>>> > > >> > > > >> > > > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >> > --
>>> > > >> > > > >> > Carlos Santana
>>> > > >> > > > >> > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > > > >> >
>>> > > >> > > > >>
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > >
>>> > > >> > > > > --
>>> > > >> > > > > Carlos Santana
>>> > > >> > > > > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > > >
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> > > --
>>> > > >> > > Carlos Santana
>>> > > >> > > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > > >> > >
>>> > > >> >
>>> > > >>
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > >
>>> > > > --
>>> > > > Carlos Santana
>>> > > > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> > >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > Carlos Santana
>>> > <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>> >
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Carlos Santana
>> <csantana23@gmail.com>
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Carlos Santana
> <csantana23@gmail.com>

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