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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Wondering what folks think about the default project
Date Fri, 12 Jul 2013 14:48:10 GMT
Might be worth chiming in on the CB-4153 thread on this ML ("app" folder
concept)


On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 7:39 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> 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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