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From Parashuram N <panar...@microsoft.com>
Subject Re: Inclusion of Evothings Studio on https://cordova.apache.org/
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2016 20:51:54 GMT
+1 – let us add the tool 

On 3/31/16, 4:20 AM, "Carlos Santana" <csantana23@gmail.com> wrote:

>I checked the website and I think it's a good tool to add, Cordova Devs
>will be happy to learn and start playing with IoT
>On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 8:33 PM Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I don't have opposition to it being in Tools if there is consensus.
>> For randomization, right now it's all static and that's easy, but now
>> we have to introduce *JavaScript* into the mix :^O
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 30, 2016 at 1:17 PM, Parashuram N <panarasi@microsoft.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Thanks Mikael for the information. Others on the list, with this
>> information, do we think that we should include this in our listing. While
>> I do understand that we have a max limit and would not want the home page
>> to be a place where we list a million tools, an option could be to separate
>> tools from frameworks, and list tools as they come in. My guess is that
>> there are not many tools. If there are, could we look at randomizing the
>> tools and displaying only enough so as to not mess up the asthetics of the
>> page ?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On 3/30/16, 1:51 AM, "Mikael Kindborg" <mikael.kindborg@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >>Hi,
>> >>
>> >>Evothings is a tool that speeds up the development of Cordova apps, and
>> >>provides plugins and libraries for IoT-functionality, notably Bluetooth
>> Low
>> >>Energy (BLE).
>> >>
>> >>Evothings Workbench is a tool you run on your computer. Code files can be
>> >>edited in any editor and when a file is updated the current app is
>> reloaded
>> >>on connected mobile devices. There are also debugging tools for
>> evaluating
>> >>code and logging data from connected phones.
>> >>
>> >>Evothings Viewer is a Cordova app that connects to the Workbench. It it
>> >>used to run and live-reload apps. The Viewer comes preconfigured with a
>> >>bunch of Cordova plugins (e.g. BLE). You can also build your custom
>> Viewer
>> >>and add your own plugins. The Viewer and related plugins are all open
>> >>source.
>> >>
>> >>There is also support for connecting to the Workbench from any web
>> browser
>> >>or web view, that is, any Cordova app. You don't have to use the Viewer.
>> >>The documentation for how to do this is currently being updated.
>> Basically
>> >>you just connect using this URL:
>> >>
>> >>
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fdeploy.evothings.com%2fconnect%2fCONNECT_KEY&data=01%7c01%7cpanarasi%40microsoft.com%7c88a1c4c02aa048583f3e08d358788ff5%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=iglzYysd7Eykhicg1TrwPdzTG3oRXmkeU2iEkjUoNOM%3d
>> >>
>> >>CONNECT_KEY is an 8 character code you get in the Workbench.
>> >>
>> >>Here is the documentation page specifically related to Cordova:
>> >>
>> >>
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fevothings.com%2fdoc%2fstarter-guides%2fcordova-starter-guide.html&data=01%7c01%7cpanarasi%40microsoft.com%7c88a1c4c02aa048583f3e08d358788ff5%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=u02xtdYUQU41nyiVOaJAF85GHlJEYPTBUpfMp9wCnIA%3d
>> >>
>> >>The file structure for an Evothings app is fully compatible with Cordova.
>> >>You can also take any Cordova app basically, and drag it into Evothings
>> >>Workbench and use live reload and debugging tools.
>> >>
>> >>To deploy an app built using Evothings Studio, you just build it with
>> >>Cordova, using the Cordova CLI. To help people building their native
>> apps,
>> >>we have documented how to install and use Cordova on the Evothings
>> >>documentation web site.
>> >>
>> >>Hope this summary helps!
>> >>
>> >>It is a good idea to clarify how Cordova is used in Evothings Studio in
>> the
>> >>pull request, will do this if the pull request is accepted.
>> >>
>> >>Any feedback you have on Evothings Studio is most welcome!
>> >>
>> >>Best regards, Mikael
>> >>
>> >>PS. Just to be clear, I work at Evothings and designed and implemented
>> the
>> >>live reload system used in Evothings Studio along with many parts of the
>> >>Workbench and the Viewer app.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>On 30 March 2016 at 00:09, Parashuram N <panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Hey,
>> >>>
>> >>> While the discussion on including additional tools is still happening
>> on
>> >>> the mailing list, I had a quick question about the Evothings Studio.
I
>> was
>> >>> looking at the website and it was not clear if the tool is based on
>> >>> Cordova/Phonegap.
>> >>> Is Evothiongs based on Cordova and are the device APIs based on Apache
>> >>> Cordova ?
>> >>>
>> >>> The purpose of the tooling showcase is to show off the various Cordova
>> >>> development tools, and it would be helpful if you could also tell us
>> how
>> >>> Cordova is used. Maybe we should add that as a part of the description
>> in
>> >>> the pull request ?
>> >>>
>> >>> -----Original Message-----
>> >>> From: Mikael Kindborg [mailto:mikael.kindborg@gmail.com]
>> >>> Sent: Thursday, March 24, 2016 2:15 AM
>> >>> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
>> >>> Subject: Inclusion of Evothings Studio on
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2f&data=01%7c01%7cpanarasi%40microsoft.com%7c88a1c4c02aa048583f3e08d358788ff5%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=OLx8gOBhELyfi1ukS%2bjjtEBGiRS9rp1gu2pVU9f1dUs%3d
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi everyone on the Cordova Project,
>> >>>
>> >>> We got reject for our pull request to include Evothings Studio in the
>> >>> listing of Cordova Tools on
>> >>>
>> https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3a%2f%2fcordova.apache.org%2f&data=01%7c01%7cpanarasi%40microsoft.com%7cf83708e8019a4c60331a08d354d2e319%7c72f988bf86f141af91ab2d7cd011db47%7c1&sdata=aXHnr%2bw7ivaSmJyaN8yLTa9LsDZASBhw1WU8M416qz8%3d
>> >>>
>> >>> See this comment in the pull request:
>> >>>
>> >>> https://github.com/apache/cordova-docs/pull/410#issuecomment-198858128
>> >>>
>> >>> Note that Evothings Studio is not a Cordova Showcase App, but a tool
>> for
>> >>> developing apps for Apache Cordova.
>> >>>
>> >>> Are you also rejecting new tools? Evothings Studio is a very useful
>> tool
>> >>> for Cordova developers, in particular for development of IoT apps. It
>> is
>> >>> 100% Cordova compatible, no lock-in or dependencies, an Evothings
>> project
>> >>> is fully compatible with Cordova.
>> >>>
>> >>> I think the Cordova developer community would appreciate this tool.
>> >>>
>> >>> Best regards, Mikael Kindborg
>> >>>
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