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From Tommy Williams <to...@devgeeks.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Accepting new apps into the App Showcase
Date Wed, 26 Jul 2017 06:21:37 GMT
+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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