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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Some thoughts/questions on the new --save feature
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2015 18:20:29 GMT
Worthy of a blogpost, Ray!

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:17 PM, Victor Sosa <sosah.victor@gmail.com> wrote:

> Good to know this trick. .. Thanks, Gorkem!
>
> 2015-03-03 12:14 GMT-06:00 Gorkem Ercan <gorkem.ercan@gmail.com>:
>
> >
> > You can enable auto save by adding auto_save_plugins to be true on the
> > .cordova/config.json file. I think this helps with the case 1
> > --
> > Gorkem
> >
> >
> >
> > On 3 Mar 2015, at 9:27, Raymond Camden wrote:
> >
> >  1) Is there any reason why --save isn't true by default? It would seem
> >> that in a majority of cases I'd want to save my plugins to the
> >> configuration file. I definitely see times when I would *not* want to
> >> do so, but it seems like that would be the minority of cases.
> >>
> >> 2) This is probably an edge case, but...
> >>
> >> One of the things I do when building Cordova examples is put up my www
> >> folder in a repo. My thinking is that my readers can grab the repo,
> >> and then make a new project and use --copy-from to grab the folder.
> >> This gives them my www crap and lets them go crazy.
> >>
> >> For plugins, I've been using a readme file to tell users what to do.
> >>
> >> I'd like to make use of this new feature to persist plugins and save
> >> users at least one step. (In theory they would just need to add the
> >> platform they want to test on.)
> >>
> >> But in order to do so, I can't just ship the www folder, I have to
> >> ship an entire Cordova project. That isn't a big deal per se, but it
> >> does mean they would need to copy a folder manually, possibly modify
> >> the app id, and then start working on the assets.
> >>
> >> Given that I think my use case is probably pretty minor, is there some
> >> thought as to how one could distribute sample code and make use of
> >> this feature?
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> ============================================================
> >> ===============
> >> Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
> >>
> >> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
> >> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
> >> Twitter: raymondcamden
> >>
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>
> --
> Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
> IBM Software Engineer
> Guadalajara, Jalisco
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