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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Wondering what folks think about the default project
Date Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:44:34 GMT
Couldn't find an open issue, created CB-4153 and assigned to Fil for now.

-Michal


On Thu, Jul 11, 2013 at 2:39 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> +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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