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From Carlos Rovira <carlosrov...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Royale 0.9.0 Released
Date Tue, 30 Jan 2018 10:10:33 GMT
Thanks Om,
I'll introduce a NPM section in downloads page with this info :)

2018-01-29 22:09 GMT+01:00 OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com>:

> On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 1:06 PM, Andrew Wetmore <cottage14@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > What about text like this for the download page on the website?
> > ===
> >
> > The current version of Apache Royale is 0.9.0, released in January, 2018.
> > It is beta-quality. This means that Royale may not work entirely as you
> or
> > we want it to, and that certain “standard” components or functions are
> not
> > yet available. However, you can create applications in Royale and compile
> > them to run either in a browser window or on the Flash/AIR platforms.
> >
> > *Download *the compiled (binary) version of Royale from one of the Apache
> > mirror sites:
> >
> > To create JavaScript applications only:
> > http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/royale/0.9.0/
> > binaries/apache-royale-0.9.0-bin-js.tar.gz
> > http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/royale/0.9.0/
> > binaries/apache-royale-0.9.0-bin-js.zip
> >
> > To create JavaScript or Flash applications:
> > http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/royale/0.9.0/
> > binaries/apache-royale-0.9.0-bin-js-swf.tar.gz
> > http://www.apache.org/dyn/closer.lua/royale/0.9.0/
> > binaries/apache-royale-0.9.0-bin-js-swf.zip
> >
> > Copy the contents of the download into a directory on your computer, then
> > connect it to the IDE you are using.
> >
> >
> > *NPM*:
> >
> > If you use npm, [WHAT GOES HERE?]
> >
> >
> npm install @apache-royale/royale-js -g
> npm install @apache-royale/royale-js-swf -g
>
> Thanks,
> Om
>
>
> >
> > ===
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 4:16 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.invalid>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 1/29/18, 10:43 AM, "Andrew Wetmore" <cottage14@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > >I as a reader would want to see a summary of what is in the release,
> > where
> > > >and how to get it, and what to do with it once I have it. The same
> > > >information would go into the appropriate pages in the help docs. I
> can
> > do
> > > >a rough cut based on what I see in the README files, unless somebody
> > with
> > > >more knowledge wants to do the first draft.
> > >
> > > Go for it.  I don't have time for that today.
> > > >
> > > >On that front, here is a naive reader's question: I see lots of
> > > >instructions in the README about compiling Royale, as if that were
> > > >something I would always have to do. Then, almost as a throw-away, I
> see
> > > >notes about the already-compiled binaries. Does EVERYBODY download and
> > > >build Royale for themselves? I would have thought your average
> > app-builder
> > > >would start with the compiled binaries and just want to know how to
> > > >reference them from the IDE of choice.
> > >
> > > Apache is very source-code oriented since it is about Open Source.  In
> > > fact, to Apache, the binaries are not official releases, just
> convenience
> > > artifacts.  So websites, readme's and lots of other things are supposed
> > to
> > > be about working from the source code.
> > >
> > > We could put a different README in the binary artifacts.  I just don't
> > > know how many people will read it instead of the "Get Started" we put
> on
> > > the docs page soon.
> > >
> > > HTH,
> > > -Alex
> > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Andrew Wetmore
> >
> > http://cottage14.blogspot.com/
> >
>



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Carlos Rovira
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