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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Inclusion of Evothings Studio on https://cordova.apache.org/
Date Thu, 31 Mar 2016 11:20:01 GMT
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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