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From Simon MacDonald <simon.macdon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2017 00:01:12 GMT
+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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