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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:00:26 GMT
+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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