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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: plugins.cordova.io: UX redesign
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:41:50 GMT
Well of course Plugman makes sense, d'oh didn't think of that :)
(but erm... maybe we want to skip any gender specificity after that libuv
brouhaha)


On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 4:38 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> 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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