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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:52:55 GMT
File it!

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Filip Maj <maj.fil@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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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