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From Jesse <purplecabb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2017 21:08:47 GMT
+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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