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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Aliases for 'core' plugins
Date Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:52:07 GMT
In our testing we use the dependencies-plugin for cordova-mobile-spec to
load all the core plugins. Not sure if its portable for general use though
(pathing):
https://github.com/apache/cordova-mobile-spec/blob/master/dependencies-plugin/plugin.xml


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 11:37 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:

> One thing you could do today, Ray, is create a plugin which lists all the
> plugin dependencies you want, then only add that one whenever you create a
> new project.
> If you would like, you could even publish that plugin as a
> "cordova-core-useful-plugins" plugin or under some such name.
>
> Otherwise, I do think the intended way to solve this problem is with our
> plugin repository: http://plugins.cordova.io/.  I'm not sure that we
> support it yet, but I think we plan to give you CLI access to that repo so
> you can easily add plugins by name.
>
> -Michal
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Ray Camden <raycamde@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > One of the things I discovered while working with a virgin 3.0 project is
> > that everything that used to be core now needs to be added before you use
> > it. This is expected of course, but it might come as a surprise to
> > developers migrating from 2.9 to 3. Now they have to add the camera
> > plugin, the X plugin, etc, before they can use it.
> >
> > Would it make sense to simplify this? For example, to add Camera support
> > to my app I have to do:
> >
> > phonegap local plugin add
> > https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cordova-plugin-camera.git
> >
> >
> > There is no way in heck I'm going to remember that url. It would be cool
> > if I could just do:
> >
> > phonegap local plugin add camera
> >
> > or even better:
> >
> > phonegap local plugin add camera,device,geolocation,dialogs
> >
> > Crazy? If folks think it makes sense I'll file an ER for it.
> >
> >
>

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