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From Axel Nennker <ignisvul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: get config.xml data from js
Date Fri, 28 Feb 2014 21:05:28 GMT
This only effects "preference" elements. Not author, name, widget.id,
description.



2014-02-28 21:57 GMT+01:00 Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org>:

> David already wrote a plugin for this a few months ago for us to use in the
> test harness:
>
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-labs/tree/cdvtest/cordova-plugin-appsettings
>
> I think he planned on proposing it for core but there was never really a
> reason for it.  I guess now's a good time to get that going.
>
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 3:39 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Certainly a reasonable thing to want to do, but there's no way currently
> > short of writing a custom plugin, or a post-prepare hook.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Axel Nennker <ignisvulpis@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I fear this is a stupid question but I could not find the answer in the
> > > cordova docs or on the net or reading the source (Luke).
> > >
> > > As an app developer and cordova user how do I get data from config.xml?
> > >
> > > We want to add an "about" page to an cordova app and could not find a
> > > simple javascript way to get to things like author, id, version, name
> or
> > > description from config.xml.
> > > Writing a plugin seems to be overkill. Using the file or file-transfer
> > > plugins is heavy lifting too.
> > >
> > > Shouldn't there be a way to write cordova.config.name to get the
> > contents
> > > of the name element in config.xml?
> > >
> > > Someone added "metadata" to cordova_plugins.js.
> > > Maybe we could add something similar to cordova.js too?
> > >
> > > Does this make sense?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Axel
> > >
> >
>

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