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From piotrowski <...@git.apache.org>
Subject [GitHub] cordova-docs pull request #699: cordova7_post : cordova7 release post
Date Fri, 05 May 2017 10:18:38 GMT
Github user piotrowski commented on a diff in the pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/cordova-docs/pull/699#discussion_r114967632
  
    --- Diff: www/_posts/2017-04-21-cordova-7.md ---
    @@ -0,0 +1,146 @@
    +---
    +layout: post
    +author:
    +    name: Audrey So
    +    url: https://twitter.com/aud_rey_so
    +title:  "Apache Cordova 7.0.0"
    +categories: news
    +tags: news releases
    +---
    +
    +We are happy to announce that `Apache Cordova 7.0.0` has been released!
    +
    +Most notable changes include:
    +
    +* [cordova@7.0.0](https://www.npmjs.org/package/cordova)
    +* [cordova-lib@7.0.0](https://www.npmjs.org/package/cordova-lib)
    +* [plugman@1.5.0](https://www.npmjs.com/package/plugman)
    +* [cordova-app-hello-world@3.12.0](https://www.npmjs.com/package/cordova-app-hello-world)
    +* [cordova-common@2.0.3](https://www.npmjs.com/package/cordova-common)
    +* [cordova-create@1.1.0](https://www.npmjs.com/package/cordova-create)
    +* [cordova-fetch@1.1.0](https://www.npmjs.com/package/cordova-fetch)
    +
    +* If a `package.json` does not exist in your project, it will be auto-created for you
when `cordova prepare` is called.
    +* When adding a platform or plugin, the previous default behavior of not-saving has changed
to saving. Now it will automatically save that platform or plugin to your `config.xml` and
`package.json`. Details about platform and plugin versions are also automatically saved in
`config.xml` and `package.json`. The `--save` flag is no longer required to save. Use `--nosave`
to prevent saving to `config.xml` or `package.json`.
    +* Fetch is now the default method for fetching platforms. Fetch uses your system `npm`
to `npm install` modules into your project. The `--fetch` flag is no longer required. Use
the `--nofetch` flag to revert to pre-`Cordova@7.0` behavior (`npm install` is not used to
fetch modules).
    --- End diff --
    
    Similar question here: Is this part of a bigger change? How did getting platforms work
before? Why does this change?


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