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From julio cesar sanchez <jcesarmob...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2017 19:43:10 GMT
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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