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From Bryan Higgins <br...@bryanhiggins.net>
Subject Re: blackberry10 build
Date Mon, 22 Jul 2013 15:49:40 GMT
Matt - thanks for the detailed feedback!

I'll be entering in JIRAs for the tasks needed to tighten up the bb10 CLI
experience today.


On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 11:20 AM, Lucas Holmquist <lholmqui@redhat.com>wrote:

> Nice write up,
> On Jul 22, 2013, at 11:14 AM, Matt Lantz <mattlantz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Developing a BlackBerry10 App with Cordova 3.0.0
> > ------------------------------------------------
> >
> > So, I started by downloading all the appropriate developer SDKs from
> BlackBerry. Though in retrospect I suppose I only needed the webworks one.
> > After downloading and installing those. I followed the instructions
> ensuring that I had nodejs installed, and performed an installation of
> cordova. I performed the create app which went fine. I decided first to
> test run iOS given that I live in an OSX world. I added iOS, made a couple
> tweaks and ran it in the simulator flawlessly. Awesome experience.
> >
> > On to BlackBerry. I first attempted to add the blackberry platform. It
> responded with no platform. Since I knew a handful of stuff that Gord had
> been working on for BlackBerry builds I attempted, qnx, playbook, bb10, and
> then blackberry10 that seemed to be the golden key. After getting the
> platform set, I decided to experiment a bit.
> >
> > I ran the build, and understood how it pulled over the www folder data
> to the platforms. I had a couple issues with this though. It seemed that
> any custom writing I had done in the platform itself (blackberry10) was
> overwritten, including the config.xml which meant if I did an upgrade to
> the www directory even changed the file config.xml with new name etc it
> overwrites the custom stuff I set in the blackberry10 platform, with
> default values of 'WebWorks Application' etc.
> >
> > So I set some details such as name and author and then added some text
> to the index.html page of the www directory for the blackberry10 platform
> directory. Then I decided to test run it on a blackberry device.
> >
> > Since I had previous experience doing this, I got my debug tokens and
> got all that set by following the instructions on BlackBerry's website.
> This hit a snag in that it appeared I had used a short password.
> BlackBerry's website says that the csjpin must be between 6-10 alphanumeric
> characters. But it then turns out that WebWorks needs at least 8
> alphanumeric characters. That was a pain, and lots of wasted time but I got
> through that.
> >
> > I didn't even bother installing the blackberry emulator since my
> previous experience with it sucked, I decided to try it on a real device. I
> had all the tokens in place and attempted to do a build with the
> instructions on the blackberry website. That failed with no signing
> password provided statement. I did some digging very confusingly since I
> had set all those details with my signing keys etc according to the
> blackberry website. I messaged the mailing list in the end, where Fil
> helped me out by suggesting I run the cordova run command.
> >
> > cordova -d run blackberry10
> >
> > I had no idea there was such a command since I had been following the
> CLI instructions on Phonegap's website, and didn't see that anywhere. I
> attempted that and it failed same statement of the no signing password
> provided. I was all the more confused, read everything scoured
> stackoverflow, and finally posted again to the mailing list, and got a
> response from Jeffrey Heifetz talking about the
> %home%/.cordova/blackberry10.json.
> >
> > Just before I got Jeff's response I had decided to try upgrading my
> version of Cordova. According to:
> >
> > cordova -v
> >
> > I had cordova 3.0.0rc1 which was not giving me any information about the
> blackberry10.json file I had to modify. After performing:
> >
> > sudo npm update -g cordova
> >
> > It stated I now had 3.0.0
> >
> > I attempted the cordova -d run blackberry10 again and this time I saw
> the %home%/.cordova/blackberry10.json statement. I went to the file
> immediately and added the "keystorepass" that I had used in my debug token.
> Called the run command and bam the app uploaded to the device. I was elated.
> >
> > I can honestly say I am stupefied as to how awesome the CLI is for
> Cordova everyone! I was amazed at how fast I could get something put
> together. However, documentation is still lacking, in particular with
> blackberry10. It was quite confusing for a relative outsider. I'm happy to
> fork the documentation and work on any inconsistencies/ issues I can help
> with.
> >
> >
> > On 20 July, 2013 at 9:17:46 PM, Filip Maj (fil@adobe.com) wrote:
> >
> >> Yeh Matt if you would be so kind as to summarize your experience then
> >> certainly we can formalize as issues and make sure to fix in the coming
> >> weeks so it's not as difficult. Appreciate you working through it!
> >>
> >> On 7/20/13 9:31 AM, "M. Lantz" <mattlantz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> >Thanks Jeff, I finally caught on to that after upgrading my Cordova. I
> >> >was on 3.0.0rc not 3.0.0 and noticed the the comments that indicated
> >> >that. Thanks though.
> >> >
> >> >M. Lantz
> >> >
> >> >On 2013-07-20, at 2:17 AM, Jeffrey Heifetz <jheifetz@blackberry.com>
> >> >wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> You haw no signing key provided so it's skipping debug token
> >> >>generation. You need to either add a key store pass value to your
> >> >>%home%/.cordova/blackberry10.json or use the platform level
> cordova/run
> >> >>script with -k and your key store pass.
> >> >>
> >> >> Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone on the Rogers network.
> >> >> From: Matt Lantz
> >> >> Sent: Friday, July 19, 2013 9:02 PM
> >> >> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> >> >> Reply To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> >> >> Subject: Re: blackberry10 build
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Still having issues with this one Fil. Not sure what I'm missing.
> >> >>
> >> >> Thanks to everyone who can offer some advice. I feel like such a n00b
> >> >>with this situation.
> >> >>
> >> >> I'm following the cordova cli instructions but I get this error:
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> jarvis-3:cordova mlantz$ cordova -d run blackberry10
> >> >>
> >> >> cordova library for "blackberry10" already exists. No need to
> download.
> >> >>Continuing.
> >> >>
> >> >> Wrote out BlackBerry application name to "Yo"
> >> >>
> >> >> Wrote out BlackBerry package name to "com.example.hello"
> >> >>
> >> >> Wrote out BlackBerry version to "0.0.1"
> >> >>
> >> >> Calling plugman.prepare for platform "blackberry10"
> >> >>
> >> >> Preparing blackberry10 project...
> >> >>
> >> >> Processing configuration changes for plugins.
> >> >>
> >> >> Iterating over installed plugins: []
> >> >>
> >> >> Writing out cordova_plugins.js...
> >> >>
> >> >> Running app on platform "blackberry10" with command
> >>
> >>""/Users/mlantz/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/cordova/ru
> >> >>n" --device" (output to follow)...
> >> >>
> >> >> [WARN] No signing password provided, will omit debug token generation
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Populating application source
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Parsing config.xml
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Generating output files
> >> >>
> >> >> [WARN] Failed to find debug token
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Package created:
> >>
> >>/Users/mlantz/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/build/simula
> >> >>tor/DEFAULT_BAR_NAME.bar
> >> >>
> >> >> [WARN] Failed to find debug token
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Package created:
> >>
> >>/Users/mlantz/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/build/device
> >> >>/DEFAULT_BAR_NAME.bar
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] BAR packaging complete
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Sending request: Install and Launch
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Action: Install and Launch
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: File size: 8096383
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Installing default.app.id.testDev_ault_app_id417e7455...
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Processing 8096383 bytes
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] actual_dname::
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] actual_id::actual_version::result::failure 881 application
> >> >>author does not match debug token author
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> Error: An error occurred while running the blackberry10 project.
> [WARN]
> >> >> No signing password provided, will omit debug token generation
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Populating application source
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Parsing config.xml
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] Generating output files
> >> >>
> >> >> [WARN] Failed to find debug token
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Package created:
> >>
> >>/Users/mlantz/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/build/simula
> >> >>tor/DEFAULT_BAR_NAME.bar
> >> >>
> >> >> [WARN] Failed to find debug token
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Package created:
> >>
> >>/Users/mlantz/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/build/device
> >> >>/DEFAULT_BAR_NAME.bar
> >> >>
> >> >> [BUILD] BAR packaging complete
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Sending request: Install and Launch
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Action: Install and Launch
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: File size: 8096383
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Installing default.app.id.testDev_ault_app_id417e7455...
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] Info: Processing 8096383 bytes
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] actual_dname::
> >> >>
> >> >> [INFO] actual_id::actual_version::result::failure 881 application
> >> >>author does not match debug token author
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> at /usr/local/lib/node_modules/cordova/src/run.js:49:23
> >> >>
> >> >> at
> >>
> >>/usr/local/lib/node_modules/cordova/node_modules/shelljs/shell.js:1707:7
> >> >>
> >> >> at ChildProcess.exithandler (child_process.js:641:7)
> >> >>
> >> >> at ChildProcess.EventEmitter.emit (events.js:98:17)
> >> >>
> >> >> at maybeClose (child_process.js:735:16)
> >> >>
> >> >> at Socket.<anonymous> (child_process.js:948:11)
> >> >>
> >> >> at Socket.EventEmitter.emit (events.js:95:17)
> >> >>
> >> >> at Pipe.close (net.js:466:12)
> >> >>
> >> >> jarvis-3:cordova mlantz$
> >> >>
> >> >> On 19 July, 2013 at 5:17:55 PM, Filip Maj (fil@adobe.com) wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Instead of using the ./blackberry-deploy script yourself, why not use
> >> >> `cordova -d run blackberry10` from within the project if its
> generated
> >> >>by
> >> >> cordova-cli?
> >> >>
> >> >> The cordova-blackberry scripts (which cordova-cli consumes) will
> deploy
> >> >>a
> >> >> new debug token to your device every time. You can do the same by
> >> >>running
> >> >> `./cordova/run --device` from within the corova-blackberry10 app
> project
> >> >> dir
> >> >>
> >> >> On 7/19/13 2:10 PM, "Matt Lantz" <mattlantz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>> Thanks a bunch Filip.
> >> >>> Anyone else know what's up with this error I get when trying to
> deploy
> >> >>>an
> >> >>> app to my Q10?
> >> >>>
> >> >>> jarvis-3:bin mlantz$ ./blackberry-deploy -installApp -password
> ######
> >> >>> -device ###.###.##.### -package
> >> >>>
> >>
> >>>~/Programming/PhoneGap/yo/platforms/blackberry10/build/device/DEFAULT_BA
> >> >>>R_
> >> >>> NAME.bar
> >> >>> Info: Sending request: Install
> >> >>> Info: Action: Install
> >> >>> Info: File size: 8096802
> >> >>> Info: Installing ...
> >> >>> Info: Processing 8096802 bytes
> >> >>> actual_dname::
> >> >>> actual_id::
> >> >>> actual_version::
> >> >>> result::failure 881 application author does not match debug token
> >> >>>author
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> I don't know what I'm missing. :(
> >> >>
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