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From "Wargo, John" <john.wa...@sap.com>
Subject RE: plugins.cordova.io: UX redesign
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2013 13:19:55 GMT
And his real given name is Plugmanus? Plugmanus Cordovus?

-----Original Message-----
From: brian.leroux@gmail.com [mailto:brian.leroux@gmail.com] On Behalf Of Brian LeRoux
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2013 7:39 PM
To: dev@cordova.apache.org
Cc: Yohei Shimomae
Subject: Re: plugins.cordova.io: UX redesign

I vote that we call him Plugman

(But his friends call him Pluggy =)


On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> Awesome, love Pluggy(?) the robot.
>
> Some comments if I may:
> 1. Plugin Details - maintainers should be linkable, so we can go to a list
> of their authored packages (like npmjs)
> 2. Plugin Details - not sure if we want "previous versions" here. npmjs
> does this by appending the version to the url, but this is not discoverable
> easily: eg https://npmjs.org/package/ios-sim -->
> https://npmjs.org/package/ios-sim/1.8.0  . Ideally we want the user to
> always grab the latest, but there will be cases where they might want to
> grab an older one for compatibility reasons, and they might not know how,
> even through the command line
> 3. Plugin Details - I assume the Readme here is just pulled from the
> Readme.md of the plugin package (like npmjs) - that will be great if so
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 11, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Joni Rustulka <joni@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > I'm Joni. I work at Adobe as a UX designer on the PhoneGap team, and I
> > have recently thrown some time at redesigning the
> > http://plugins.cordova.io site. I'm looking for feedback prior to
> > implementation - your thoughts are appreciated.
> >
> > The main screens that have been reworked are as follows:
> >
> >
> >   1.  Home (http://cl.ly/image/2n3l1N0Z0g0w)
> > The primary goal for the site is to help users find the plugins they
> need.
> > As such, the main focus is on search/findability.
> >
> >   2.  Search Results (http://cl.ly/image/0c3X3T1E1L0j)
> > Upon search for a plugin, the user is returned results. The user can
> > filter to include only desired platforms (
> http://cl.ly/image/3W2f321I211r),
> > and the results table can be sorted by number of downloads, or plugin ID.
> >
> >   3.  Plugin Details (http://cl.ly/image/2n1p2s3E0a2t)
> > The details screen intends to provide all of the necessary information on
> > a plugin.
> > ** From what I understand, one piece of information that may be missing
> > from this screen is "Installation Instructions". This being, config.xml
> > feature tags. Is this something that you guys plan to automate, or should
> > we be telling plugin authors to put this information in their Read Me?
> > Please advise.
> >
> > Further, we do intend to make this a responsive site - so it will be
> > easily viewed on smaller screen sizes.
> >
> > Thanks for your input,
> > -joni
> >
> >
> > PS - big thanks and kudos to Yohei for putting together the pluggy robot!
> >
> >
> >
>

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