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From "Wargo, John" <>
Subject Re: Updating plugin code on prepare
Date Thu, 17 Oct 2013 23:46:29 GMT
That's the way I do it too.  That shouldn't be problem unless you forget to go back and make
Chang in the www folder.  

John M. Wargo

> On Sep 26, 2013, at 10:32 PM, "Ian Clelland" <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 27, 2013 at 12:11 AM, Anis KADRI <> wrote:
>> As far as IDEs, the answer is simple. You should not use IDEs and
>> cordova-cli at the same time. Until IDEs are aware of cordova-cli
>> there is no point in creating projects with cordova-cli because
>> everything gets blown on every build. I am not even sure we can make
>> Xcode aware of cordova-cli. We've already talked about this prior to
>> the 3.0 release and that is why we have the create scripts and plugman
>> approach. You should not be using cordova-cli either if you're doing
>> some custom native dev that can't be pluginized (changing the main
>> or AppDelegate.m or whatever). If you're using
>> cordova-cli just to create a project and then open an IDE to develop,
>> you're probably doing it wrong. You should be creating a native
>> project and using plugman instead.
> Oh, man, I'm definitely doing it wrong :)
> I'm almost always using the CLI to create projects, and then opening the
> platform projects in Eclipse or XCode to run them. When I update code, I
> run prepare, and refresh in the IDE before running again. (In XCode, I
> generally don't even need to refresh; it just knows when the files have
> changed.)
> I don't mind using the IDE for debugging if (when) things don't work -- but
> I know that all of the assets are ephemeral, and that I need to make the
> *real* fixes outside of the platforms directory.
> I hope that eventually we can have 'cordova prepare' just be part of the
> build step in the IDEs, and let people just edit the master files in www/
> and build from there with the IDE, but I think we're a long way from there.
> Until then, the IDE is occasionally critical for debugging, even on a CLI
> project (wrong as it is ;) )
> Ian

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