Regarding the project "Port UIO+ Chrome Extension to Firefox and Safari"

Umang Modi umangkumarmodi at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 15:13:45 UTC 2020


Hi Justin,

I have tried to fix the error in JIRA issue GPII-4241, and created a pull
request. Can you please check if the bug has been fixed or not?

Thanks!
Umang Modi

On Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 12:27 AM Justin Obara <obara.justin at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Umang,
>
> Some comments inline below.
>
> Thanks
> Justin
>
> On Mar 23, 2020, at 2:45 PM, Umang Modi <umangkumarmodi at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi Justin,
>
> Thanks for your reply. However, I have a few more doubts. I'm listing them
> down here:
> 1. Could you please tell me about the development environment you've used
> while building the current version of the project as It'll help me
> understand all the files better.
>
>
> Not really sure what you’re looking for here. You can follow the “Building
> the extension
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension#building-the-extension>”
> section of the README to get started.
>
> 2. In the .editorconfig
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension/blob/master/.editorconfig> file
> you have specified all the configurations for the editor, so do we have to
> follow that strictly or we can change that according to our own
> preferences? Please also tell me about the editor you used.
>
>
> You can use whichever editor you like, but you must adhere to the coding
> style.
>
> 3. I'm not able to understand the contents of .eslintignore
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension/blob/master/.eslintignore> file
> and for what it is used?
>
> 4. I think .eslintrc.json
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension/blob/master/.eslintrc.json> file
> is corresponding to the configuration that we have to include when setting
> up ESLint, so do we have to strictly abide by that or can we explore
> additional configuration and then later add it in the .eslintrc.json
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension/blob/master/.eslintrc.json>
> file?
>
>
> You should look up https://eslint.org and as mentioned above you must
> adhere to the coding style. You can propose changes to the coding style if
> you like, but adoption will affect everyone working on the project.
>
> 5. In the .gitignore
> <https://github.com/GPII/gpii-chrome-extension/blob/master/.gitignore> file,
> It's suggesting to ignore .nyc_output folder, so is this the same folder
> that corresponds to the .nycrc file in the root directory?
>
>
> Yes, those are related to output of reports from the testing.
>
>
> I would be really thankful if you could find time to answer this.
>
> Regards,
> Umang Modi
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 10:39 PM Justin Obara <obara.justin at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Umang,
>>
>> I suppose it’s fine to build using a VM; however, unless you have a VM in
>> a supported cloud environment I’m not sure you’ll be able to run one. The
>> last I checked, macOS only allowed virtualized macOS instances to run on
>> Apple hardware. If it isn’t something you can do, and you still want to
>> work on this project make sure to mention that as part of your proposal and
>> ensure that the scope and breadth of your work is sufficient for the time.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Justin
>>
>> > On Mar 18, 2020, at 11:46 AM, Umang Modi <umangkumarmodi at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > Hi everyone,
>> >
>> > I am Umang Modi, and I would like to contribute in the project "Port
>> UIO+ Chrome Extension to Firefox and Safari" but I have some questions
>> regarding it and need your help for the same.
>> >
>> > As in the project description it is written we have to make and add an
>> extension that will work in both the Firefox and Safari extensions.
>> > To develop an extension for Safari browser we need Xcode development
>> enviroment which is only build for macOS and I don't have access to mac
>> operating system.
>> >
>> > 1.Currently I'm using Windows operating system so can we use virtual
>> machine to develop extension for safari browsers?
>> > 2. Will there be any compatibility issues or will there be any issue in
>> the efficiency of the extension build through virtual machine for safari
>> browsers?
>> >
>> > Thanks and Regards,
>> > Umang Modi
>> > Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
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