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From Ally Ogilvie <aogil...@wizcorp.jp>
Subject Re: Introduction
Date Fri, 05 Dec 2014 10:02:58 GMT
Chuck! Lifesaver!!!

Had to be the only VM soft I didn't try ><, no luck on VMware or virtualbox.

Thanks!


On Fri, Dec 5, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Chuck Lantz <clantz@microsoft.com> wrote:

> Hey Ally,
>
> Thanks for letting us know!
>
> Here's what I do: The Windows Phone emulator works inside of Parallels on
> an OSX machine.  You just need to bump up the RAM and CPUs a bit in your VM
> and check "Enable nested virtualization."
>
> -Chuck
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ally Ogilvie [mailto:aogilvie@wizcorp.jp]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 3, 2014 7:09 PM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Introduction
>
> Hi Dmitry, and other recent MS devs that have joined the Cordova bullet
> train (Omar, Sergey..etc.).
>
> Since you guys are all on this channel now i'd like to say that it would
> be really nice if there was an alternative Windows Phone emulator that does
> not use Hyper-V so more devs can develop for WP through VMs...
>
> For Cordova applications especially (- the main point being multi-platform
> exporting..), I can add all my platforms to my project on an OS X machine
> for example but testing the different platforms right now is a real pain.
> The easiest solution one would think it so use VMs and that does work for
> almost all platforms (ios, android, ubuntu etc.) apart from Windows.... T-T
>
> -- Side note-- At Wizcorp we use http://www.vagrantbox.es/ and have a lot
> of our own production environments packaged through vagrant too. I created
> a 64-bit Windows box so I could install the WP SDK and VS but alas the
> Hyper-V problem. (Thanks BTW to your MSOpen team for contributing the
> 32-bit boxes - they should add 64-bit, I tried reaching out on Twitter but
> no reply).
>
> I'm pretty sure the Intel XDK guys would be interested in VM-ing WP
> deployments too. Since they are getting way too pally with Apple, this
> could be a chance to Win(does) them back - ha, yes I just wrote that ;)
>
> I'd love to hear from anyone else on the channel if they test WP apps or
> plugins any other way than Bootcamp (not a solution for me at work).
>
> Ally.
> Twitter @allyogilvie
> Github @aogilvie
>
> *Some Fun WP facts:*:
>
> + The Facebook Plugin according to PhoneGap Build is in over 61,000
> + Cordova
> applications (rank #5 most popular plugin). - And none of them are Windows
> Phone applications, because it does not support WP (because I cannot test
> or write for WP on my OS X machine T-T).
>
> + I'm pretty sure i'm the only resident in Japan to have a Windows Phone
> (the HTC 8x, WP is not available in Japan!). [Japan pop. is 127,650,000 -
> 2014]
>
> + When I did a Cordova presentation at Microsoft HQ in Shinagawa (late
> 2013) most of the staff had never seen a Windows Phone before! :)
>
> + I'm your #1 fan in Japan :o
>
> + I'm currently writing a book on Cordova and i'll be adding WP
> + development
> instructions (fortunately at home I have a Win PC). So please release WP OS
> 8.1 ASAP or send me an 8.1 compatible phone :)
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 4, 2014 at 12:02 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi Dmitry!
> >
> > Took a quick scan of your file-transfer tests cleanup.  Looking great!
> > Thanks for putting in the effort there, much appreciated.
> >
> > -Michal
> >
> > On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 3:54 AM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Welcome aboard Dmitry, and congrats on your job at Microsoft.  Happy
> > > to have help, the more the merrier.
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > >   Jesse
> > >
> > > @purplecabbage
> > > risingj.com
> > >
> > > On Tue, Dec 2, 2014 at 10:11 PM, Dmitry Blotsky
> > > <dblotsky@microsoft.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Dear Cordova Dev mailing list,
> > > >
> > > > Hi! My name is Dmitry Blotsky, and I'm an engineer on the Visual
> > > > Studio team at Microsoft. I'm new both to Microsoft and Cordova,
> > > > and I would
> > > like
> > > > to contribute development efforts to Cordova in the near and far
> > future.
> > > > I've just submitted my ICLA, and the first contribution I hope to
> > > > make
> > to
> > > > Cordova is a cleanup of the tests for the file transfer plugin.
> > > > I've created a branch with my work, and I will create a pull
> > > > request as soon
> > > as
> > > > my ICLA gets acknowledged. If you would like to see the branch
> > > > before
> > the
> > > > PR is made, it is available here:
> > > >
> > >
> > https://github.com/MSOpenTech/cordova-plugin-file-transfer/tree/test_c
> > leanup
> > > >
> > > > Eagerly looking forward to working with you all!
> > > >
> > > > Kindly,
> > > >
> > > > Dmitry Blotsky
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
>
>
> --
> <http://www.wizcorp.jp/>Ally Ogilvie
> Lead Developer - MobDev. | Wizcorp Inc. <http://www.wizcorp.jp/>
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