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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Serve vs. opening an HTML file in the browser
Date Tue, 06 Aug 2013 15:28:06 GMT
Ripple does exactly what serve does but provides an in-browser emulator
experience on top

On 8/6/13 7:47 AM, "Wargo, John" <john.wargo@sap.com> wrote:

>Thanks.  Another question, how is Ripple used with the CLI?
>
>John M. Wargo
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: mmocny@google.com [mailto:mmocny@google.com] On Behalf Of Michal
>Mocny
>Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2013 10:21 AM
>To: dev
>Subject: Re: Serve vs. opening an HTML file in the browser
>
>file:// urls come with a lot of restrictions in chrome in desktop, but
>that
>isn't the intended use case anyway.
>
>The intended purpose was to load the web assets from a mobile device
>instead of loading the bundled versions, so as to get rapid edit-refresh
>when not making changes to native bits.  As Andrew points out 'serve'
>command will 'prepare' whenever necessary (grunt watch?) and also serve up
>files via local web server.
>
>The simple local alternative may be to just use your own local web server
>from the top level www/ dir, thus avoiding the need to prepare -- but it
>only works if and only if you do not use merges/, and none of your plugins
>have web assets (js-modules are fine I think?), which is not usually the
>situation.
>
>-Michal
>
>
>On Tue, Aug 6, 2013 at 9:53 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
>wrote:
>
>> One of the original motivations for "cordova serve" was for it to watch
>>for
>> changes and automatically run "prepare" for you. I don't think this is
>> working right now though.
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 4:23 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > XHRs won't work by default on certain browsers such as Chrome. I don't
>> > think there are any other benefits.
>> > This restriction does not exist on a device.
>> >
>> > On Fri, Aug 2, 2013 at 1:13 PM, John M. Wargo <jwargo23@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > > Can someone help me understand why I would want to use cordova serve
>> > rather
>> > > than just loading the web content in the browser directly (through
>> File -
>> > > Open for example)?
>> > >
>> > > Is there something special that serve does that makes this approach
>> > better?
>> >
>>


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