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From "Olivier Louvignes (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Created] (CB-1156) Android app creation is lacking a few things
Date Sat, 28 Jul 2012 10:19:36 GMT
Olivier Louvignes created CB-1156:
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             Summary: Android app creation is lacking a few things
                 Key: CB-1156
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-1156
             Project: Apache Cordova
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: Android
            Reporter: Olivier Louvignes
            Assignee: Joe Bowser


The experience of starting a new Android app is just really bad.

When we use the bin/create script there is a lot of things missing :

-> SplashScreen?!
I just can't understand why this is lacking. It is an obvious need & everyone has to waste
time figuring out how to make it work by themselves

-> MacOSX is broken
Either using latest Lion or any version with Macports + GNUTools (replacing deprecated versions
bundled with OSX for licensing issues - common for most developers).

-> The XML is missing required keys (targetSDKpath) & having invalid stuff inside it
(xLargeScreen).

-> Most files are badly indented. Does not respect the Google guidelines for JAVA.

I've done most of the fixing myself:
You can find this (work in progress) there :
- https://github.com/mgcrea/incubator-cordova-android/commits/patches-create

I'm quite disappointed on how you release a 2.0 without taking the hour needed to clean this
mess. Instead a few hundred people will encounter the same issues & have a bad idea on
Cordova/Phonegap.


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