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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Manual iOS steps for a Cordova plugin... really?
Date Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:40:35 GMT
There is an enhancement request for this sort of situation:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-5601
IMO, modifying files through the CLI will be problematic -- what
happens if N plugins want to modify the AppDelegate for example?

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 12:27 PM, Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon)
<v-segreb@microsoft.com> wrote:
> I think this is a good example of why plugin hooks support could be very useful.
> https://github.com/MSOpenTech/cordova-lib/blob/795d40c9c98d1ecef0a63fc81a95d2b070f5bce2/cordova-lib/templates/hooks-README.md
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-lib/pull/55
>
> PS. Not sure how pushwoosh manages this, I ended up with just documenting this as a manual
step in similar situation.
>
> Thx!
> Sergey
> -----Original Message-----
> From: julio cesar sanchez [mailto:jcesarmobile@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 8:35 PM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Manual iOS steps for a Cordova plugin... really?
>
> I think there are other ways of doing this, take a look into other push plugins, like
the oficial pushplugin or the pushwoosh plugin.
>
> I think i've even answered something like this on stackoverflow, I'll look into this
and let you know
>
> El martes, 15 de julio de 2014, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> escribió:
>
>> You can solve this problem as a plugin author using swizzling.
>>
>> Here's an example where we do it with our chrome.identity plugin:
>>
>> https://github.com/MobileChromeApps/mobile-chrome-apps/blob/master/chr
>> ome-cordova/plugins/chrome.identity/src/ios/ChromeIdentity.m#L50
>>
>> Max here was the author so he'd know most about this approach.
>>
>> One quick comment, we're not sure (aka seems unlikely) that its
>> possible to add properties like this, so you'll have to change to
>> plugin to store its data elsewhere.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 10:50 AM, Lisa Seacat DeLuca
>> <ldeluca@us.ibm.com <javascript:;>>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > So I'm not an iOS developer but wanted to get some insight into this.
>>  IBM
>> > has a set of cordova plugins for our Bluemix (Cloud Foundry) offering.
>> >
>> > The plugins are available in the plugins repo:
>> > http://plugins.cordova.io/#/package/com.ibm.mobile.cordova.ibmpush
>> >
>> > I was seeing a bunch of errors on the ios side, and when I reached
>> > out to the team working on bluemix ios cordova plugin they said it's
>> > not a bug,
>> I
>> > need to follow a bunch of *manual steps* to get the ios plugin to work:
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> https://mbaas-gettingstarted.stage1.ng.bluemix.net/hybrid#set-up-push-
>> in-cordova-for-ios
>> >
>> > Is this really a requirement?  Is there really no way to avoid
>> > having to have manual steps to add pieces of code into the
>> > AppDelegate.h and AppDelegate.m files?  I find this hard to believe.
>> >
>> > "To use the IBMPush Cordova plug-in for iOS, configure the
>> > AppDelegate of the Cordova application.
>> > 1.        Add the following property to the AppDelegate.h file:
>> > *@property* (*nonatomic*, *strong*) NSData* token;
>> > 2.        Add the following code snippets to the AppDelegate.m file.
>> > Import the IBM Push cordova header file.
>> > *// Import the header file.*
>> > *#import **"CDVIBMPush.h"*
>> > Add the following code to the didFinishLaunchingWithOptions method
>> > to register your application to receive Push notifications.
>> > -(BOOL)application:(UIApplication*)application
>> > didFinishLaunchingWithOptions:(NSDictionary*)launchOptions
>> > {
>> > *// Register to receive remote notification* [application
>> > registerForRemoteNotificationTypes:
>> > UIRemoteNotificationTypeBadge |
>> > UIRemoteNotificationTypeAlert |
>> > UIRemoteNotificationTypeSound];
>> > }
>> > ......."
>> >
>> >
>> > Lisa
>> >
>> >
>> > Lisa Seacat DeLuca
>> > Mobile Engineer | t: +415.787.4589 | *ldeluca@apache.org
>> > <javascript:;>* <ldeluca@apache.org <javascript:;>> | |
>> > *ldeluca@us.ibm.com
>> <javascript:;>* <ldeluca@us.ibm.com <javascript:;>> |
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>>

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