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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Wondering what folks think about the default project
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:39:52 GMT
+1 for a flag for specifying the template.
Adding this for iOS is easy in the create script (just parameterize the
template folder location)


On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 11:31 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:

> Fil has mentioned that we will eventually add a way to specify the starting
> app template (ie, the "hello world" app) at cordova create time.
>
> In mobile-chrome-apps land we do this via an optional --source=... flag,
> and it accepts a few "magic" values such as --source=spec to automatically
> create a spec test app.  Perhaps whatever upstream solution we have for
> this could also include special values such as --source=blank.
>
> -Michal
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 1:50 PM, Ray Camden <raycamde@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > To be clear, I want it to be nothing!
> >
> > Once I know how to use PG, how does this sample app help me? It doesn't.
> I
> > have to remove the JS, remove the CSS, remove the HTML.
> >
> > This is my ideal:
> >
> > One HTML file containing:
> > <!DOCTYPE html>
> > <html>
> > <head>
> > <script src="cordova.js"></script>
> > </head>
> >
> > <body>
> > </body>
> > </html>
> >
> >
> > That's it. Let me decide what JS file to add, what CSS file to add, etc.
> >
> > On 7/11/13 12:37 PM, "Anis KADRI" <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > >What would be something better for developers ? Do you mean a better
> > >boilerplate app ? It used to be a sample app that uses all the APIs but
> > >people thought that was too complicated and didn't look good. Most of
> the
> > >time it was broken too because it didn't get updated with newer
> releases.
> > >
> > >
> > >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?
> > >>
> > >>
> >
> >
>

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