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From Filip Maj <maj....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:42:19 GMT
Is that concensus? Time to file an issue? I love :knife:'ing code

On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 11:21 PM, Tommy Williams <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:
> +1 to drop it
>
> On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 10:01 AM, Simon MacDonald <simon.macdonald@gmail.com
>> wrote:
>
>> +1 to drop it.
>>
>> Simon Mac Donald
>> http://simonmacdonald.com
>>
>> On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > +1 drop it altogether.
>> > We can't be the arbiter of what's good or bad, and of course we don't
>> have
>> > the time nor desire to do so IMO.
>> >
>> > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 2:32 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >
>> > > +1000 I was strongly against having an app showcase when it was
>> proposed
>> > > for the new site. Nobody ever wants to maintain it.
>> > >
>> > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 2:08 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > +1 to dropping it from cordova
>> > > > Let's just link to phonegap-showcase, onsenui-showcase and
>> > ionic-showcase
>> > > > pages ... I think we should focus on being the best engine and let
>> the
>> > > > downstreams do the marketing.
>> > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > @purplecabbage
>> > > > risingj.com
>> > > >
>> > > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 12:43 PM, julio cesar sanchez <
>> > > > jcesarmobile@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > > >
>> > > > > I liked Kerri's idea about only posting open source apps. I think
>> > users
>> > > > can
>> > > > > benefit of it.
>> > > > >
>> > > > > El 25 jul. 2017 7:52 p. m., "Joe Bowser" <bowserj@gmail.com>
>> > escribió:
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > +1 to no longer supporting the Apps section.  Downstream
projects
>> > get
>> > > > > more
>> > > > > > benefit from this than we do, IMO.
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 10:36 AM, Filip Maj <maj.fil@gmail.com>
>> > > wrote:
>> > > > > >
>> > > > > > > I'm of the opinion that we, the cordova devs are already
>> sinking
>> > > > under
>> > > > > > > the amount of incoming PRs and TODOs just with maintaining
the
>> > > > > > > tooling, platforms, plugins, and docs.
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > I think it would be better to turf it and let downstream
>> projects
>> > > do
>> > > > > > > that stuff if they wish. I think PhoneGap has one,
so does
>> ionic.
>> > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > On Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 9:58 AM, Kerri Shotts <
>> > > kerrishotts@gmail.com
>> > > > >
>> > > > > > > wrote:
>> > > > > > > > If we’re going to have an apps section on the
website, it
>> would
>> > > be
>> > > > > good
>> > > > > > > to keep it updated. For example, the ReactEurope app
goes to a
>> > 404
>> > > > > page.
>> > > > > > > Buildr navigates to an iTunes page that is not available
in the
>> > US
>> > > > > > region,
>> > > > > > > so doesn’t tell me anything (would be better to link
to a
>> website
>> > > > > > instead).
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Personally, it might be better just to drop the
section
>> > entirely,
>> > > > > since
>> > > > > > > it will require maintenance, would end up with some
subjective
>> > > > criteria
>> > > > > > > (leading to “why them and not us?”), and would
need to be
>> rotated
>> > > as
>> > > > > new
>> > > > > > > apps are added to prevent a huge list of apps on the
front
>> page.
>> > I
>> > > > like
>> > > > > > the
>> > > > > > > idea, but maybe it would be better to have a Cordova
App
>> gallery
>> > > > (akin
>> > > > > to
>> > > > > > > Plugin search, cocoapods, etc.)… but that could easily
be done
>> by
>> > > the
>> > > > > > > community, since we’re tight on resources as it is.
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > That said, if we’re going to accept apps, we
need some
>> > > (reasonable)
>> > > > > > > criteria for acceptance, along with the proviso that
we won’t
>> > > > > necessarily
>> > > > > > > always feature the app (since we don’t want to end
up featuring
>> > > 1000
>> > > > > apps
>> > > > > > > on the front page).
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Some starting criteria:
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > * Should currently be available for sale/download
on the
>> > > > appropriate
>> > > > > > app
>> > > > > > > stores.
>> > > > > > > > * The product needs to have a website where we
can link
>> > > > (redirecting
>> > > > > > > into iTunes is not ideal).
>> > > > > > > > * The product should fit with Cordova’s CoC,
since it’s being
>> > > > > featured
>> > > > > > > on the front page.
>> > > > > > > > * The app itself should:
>> > > > > > > >     * be visually appealing and well designed
(this is
>> > > subjective,
>> > > > > but
>> > > > > > > no getting around that…)
>> > > > > > > >     * actually work (this would require someone
downloading &
>> > > > testing
>> > > > > > > it. Paid apps would need to supply a review copy for
free.)
>> > > > > > > >     * be performant (no jank, quick response to
user input,
>> > etc.)
>> > > > > > > >     * be in production (not just a demo app)
>> > > > > > > >     * be more than just wrapping a remote website
>> > > > > > > > * Plusses for (but not required):
>> > > > > > > >     * Available source code (so others can learn
from the
>> app)
>> > > > > > > >     * Multiple platform support
>> > > > > > > >     * Free or usable trial version so that users
can get a
>> good
>> > > > feel
>> > > > > > for
>> > > > > > > a performant Cordova app
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > Those are just off the top of my head, so take
them as you
>> > will.
>> > > > :-)
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > > ~ Kerri
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > > >> On Jul 24, 2017, at 19:24, Shazron <shazron@apache.org>
>> > wrote:
>> > > > > > > >>
>> > > > > > > >> https://cordova.apache.org
>> > > > > > > >>
>> > > > > > > >> Are we still accepting apps? How do we select?
>> > > > > > > >> Right now there are 12. This relates to the
Xmind request to
>> > > dev@
>> > > > > > > >
>> > > > > > >
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>> > >
>> >
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