Apache Cordova
  1. Apache Cordova
  2. CB-1156

Android app creation is broken in several ways!

    Details

    • Type: Bug Bug
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Minor Minor
    • Resolution: Not a Problem
    • Affects Version/s: 2.0.0
    • Fix Version/s: None
    • Component/s: Android
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      Description

      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 :

      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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          • Assignee:
            Anis Kadri
            Reporter:
            Olivier Louvignes
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