Cordova

Ionic – Mobile UI Framework for PhoneGap/Cordova Developers

January 20, 2014By 14 Comments

Over the holidays I came across this nifty new open source framework called Ionic that I was intrigued by and wanted to share with others. Ionic is currently in alpha state, but it’s definitely worth checking out. It was created by the guys who are responsible for some other successful projects including Jetstrap and Codiqa […]

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Three hooks your Cordova/PhoneGap project needs

November 12, 2013By 55 Comments

Hooks are pieces of code that Cordova CLI executes at certain points in your Cordova or PhoneGap application build. (Remember, PhoneGap and Cordova both use the Cordova CLI unless you are using PhoneGap Build.) They allow you to extend the Cordova CLI framework to suite your needs. While you can use hooks to integrate the […]

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New PhoneGap Push Notification Service – Puship (with free tier)

October 4, 2013By 3 Comments

One of my blog readers (thanks Fede!) notified me of a new push notification service that integrates with PhoneGap called Puship. I wanted to write a quick post about it to make others aware. You can use this service to send push notifications for Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. They are currently in beta […]

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How to Write a PhoneGap 3.0 Plugin for Android

September 17, 2013By 34 Comments

Recently I posted a tutorial on how to write and use a custom plugin on Android using PhoneGap here. In this new tutorial I will show you how you can use a similar custom plugin in your PhoneGap 3.0 application. Please note that some of this is duplicated from my original tutorial but changed where […]

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PhoneGap – Icons and Splash Screens Help

September 12, 2013By 48 Comments

If you’re using the PhoneGap 3.0 CLI to build your applications there may be some confusion around where and how to set your icons and splash screens. It may appear that you can just specify them in your project’s root www folder since the default config.xml generated by the tool has them specified in there, […]

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PhoneGap 3.0 – Stuff You Should Know

September 5, 2013By 37 Comments

PhoneGap 3.0 was announced recently and there are some important things to note that I have attempted to summarize below :). PhoneGap CLI If you hadn’t heard yet, the fastest and easiest way to use PhoneGap 3.0 is with the new Command Line Interface. To install the CLI, follow the specific instructions here. So what […]

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Tutorial: How To Write a PhoneGap plugin for Android

July 17, 2013By 41 Comments

In this tutorial, you will learn how to write a custom plugin for Android and use it in your PhoneGap application. It will cover: How to write a custom PhoneGap plugin to add a native Calendar entry to your Android device How to implement the functionality needed for the plugin on both the JavaScript and […]

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Tutorial: Implement Push Notifications in your PhoneGap Application

July 17, 2013By 150 Comments

In this tutorial you will implement push notifications in your PhoneGap application. You will learn the following: An overview of the push notification handling process How to use the PushPlugin supported by PhoneGap Build An overview of the PushPlugin APIs How to register your application to receive push notifications How to use a simple node […]

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My Development Workflow for PhoneGap iOS Apps

June 12, 2013By 12 Comments

I decided to blog the process I have personally found productive when developing mobile apps for PhoneGap and iOS in case it might help others. Below I cover the overall steps I take followed by a short video showing the process in use. This is only one of many possible workflows but if you’re looking […]

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Quick Start Guide to PhoneGap+AngularJS

June 10, 2013By 85 Comments

I’ve created a sample mobile application to help developers get started building mobile applications with PhoneGap and AngularJS quickly. The sample application includes view navigation, some standard user interface components and code to help avoid common pitfalls in mobile application development (click delays etc). Below are a few screenshots showing parts of the application. It […]

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