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From Braden Shepherdson <bra...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: About that plugin discovery thing....
Date Wed, 24 Jul 2013 15:50:43 GMT
Looks good!

I'm wondering about the naming convention - does that mean we'll have to
change all our plugins from java.style.reverse.domains to singlewords?

Braden


On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:

> Will definitely try this out tomorrow! Super awesome!
>
> Where is the database hosted? I remember a while ago Mike was going to look
> into getting an Apache VM to host server things on. Did that come about?
>
> One of the things we'll hugely benefit from this is getting stats on what
> plugins people are installing. Is that a feature yet?
>
> Wondering what gets hosted on the server when you "plugman publish". I'm
> guessing a .tgz of your plugin... Is that right? Does it store the
> plugin.xml separately from the .tgz so that metadata can be queried from
> it?
>
>
>
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Sure,
> >
> > cordova-plugman is here [1]
> >
> > cordova-cli is here [2]
> >
> > the registry itself is  here [3] and the website to browse plugins is
> here
> > [4]
> >
> > [1] http://bit.ly/1bKTvsd
> > [2] http://bit.ly/1bKTHYu
> > [3] http://registry.cordova.io
> > [4] http://plugins.cordova.io
> >
> > It's easy to setup your own registry and it's also easy to replicate from
> > one registry to the other.
> >
> > -a
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:41 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hey Anis,
> > >
> > > Sounds awesome! Can you share the repo links for the registry itself
> and
> > > any other repos that are related?
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 4:26 PM, Anis KADRI <anis@apache.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Hello,
> > > >
> > > > I wanted to update the list on my progress on this topic. I've been
> > > working
> > > > on this for the past month or so and I believe it will solve the
> issue
> > of
> > > > finding plugins for our users (core and 3rd party).
> > > >
> > > > I committed everything to plugman and cordova-cli under the
> > > > 'plugman-registry'
> > > >
> > > > Everything should be well documented under the project's README but I
> > > > should probably update the wiki and write a blog post as well.
> >
> I don't see the README updated with any of the new features (looking here:
>
> https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=cordova-plugman.git;a=blob_plain;f=README.md;hb=plugman-registry
> )
>
>
>
> > > >
> > > > Now that 3.0 is released, I would like to merge this feature back
> into
> > > > master on both projects by the end of this week if possible. It would
> > be
> > > > great if folks try it out and give me some feedback.
> > > >
> > > > The registry is based on NPM and because of that, all of your plugins
> > > need
> > > > to be renamed using NPM's conventions: all lowercase and no spaces.
> > I've
> > > > already published some to plugins.cordova.io.
> > > >
> > > > plugman allows to install, adduser, publish, unpublish and search.
> > > > cordova-cli only allows installation and search. I think that plugin
> > > > authoring should be done with plugman as I am not sure what the flow
> > > would
> > > > look like with cordova-cli. This can change.
> > > >
> > > > The only difference between npm and plugman is the (un)installation
> > part.
> > > > Everything else is pretty much the same. Plugin authors are not
> > required
> > > to
> > > > write a package.json as this is automatically generated by the tool
> > from
> > > > the plugin.xml. I've added a few tags to the specification to support
> > > this
> > > > new use case.
> > > >
> > > > Let me know if you have any questions or requests.
> > > >
> > > > Anis
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

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