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From "Smith, Peter" <pet...@fast.au.fujitsu.com>
Subject RE: plugins.cordova.io: UX redesign
Date Sun, 15 Dec 2013 22:26:00 GMT
My name is Plugus Aycius Decius, commander of the plugins of the north,
general of the cross-platform legions, loyal servant to the true
emperor, Cordovus.
And I will have my vengeance, in this version or the next.

-----Original Message-----
From: Wargo, John [mailto:john.wargo@sap.com] 
Sent: Saturday, 14 December 2013 12:20 AM
To: dev@cordova.apache.org
Subject: RE: plugins.cordova.io: UX redesign

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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