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New Icons and Splash Screen Help for Cordova/PhoneGap Apps

September 29, 2014By 0 Comments
New Icons and Splash Screen Help for Cordova/PhoneGap Apps

The Cordova CLI recently included some updates developers may not be aware of but find helpful in configuring splash screens and icons for their mobile apps. There’s now support for a

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PhoneGap Developer’s Guide to the iOS Status Bar

July 31, 2014By 7 Comments
PhoneGap Developer’s Guide to the iOS Status Bar

I wrote this post as a guide for PhoneGap Developer’s to use in handling and customizing the iOS Status Bar and to help clear up confusion where documentation is not clear. My testing and conclusions also resulted in the handy little Status Bar Simulator App below to help developers pick preferences to customize their apps […]

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Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 2

July 24, 2014By 0 Comments
Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 2

This is Part 2 of a tutorial on embedding custom Cordova components into a native iOS application to create a true hybrid application. See Part 1 for a detailed description and walk through of the basics. In this post we’ll dig into how to customize your Cordova WebView components as well as how to add […]

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2 Quick Tips When Adding PhoneGap/Cordova Plugins

July 15, 2014By 0 Comments
2 Quick Tips When Adding PhoneGap/Cordova Plugins

Here are a few quick tips when adding plugins in case you weren’t aware of them previously: Useful command line shortcuts when adding a plugin: Add a specific version of a plugin using the @ syntax $ phonegap plugin add org.apache.cordova.camera@0.2.9 $ cordova plugin add org.apache.cordova.camera@0.2.9 Add multiple plugins batch style $ phonegap plugin add […]

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3 Cordova CLI Changes You Should Know About

February 10, 2014By 7 Comments
3 Cordova CLI Changes You Should Know About

If you’re using the Cordova CLI (command line interface) to create Cordova/PhoneGap projects, then you should be aware of some recent tool updates that help make things easier when you update to this latest version (Cordova CLI version 3.3.1-0.3.1). Here are some changes I specifically want to highlight: The config.xml file is created in the […]

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

October 4, 2013By 3 Comments
New PhoneGap Push Notification Service – Puship (with free tier)

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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PhoneGap – Icons and Splash Screens Help

September 12, 2013By 48 Comments
PhoneGap – Icons and Splash Screens Help

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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Geo-based Push Notifications with PhoneGap and Pushwoosh

December 11, 2012By 3 Comments
Geo-based Push Notifications with PhoneGap and Pushwoosh

Recently I blogged about sending push notifications via the Pushwoosh service and specifically with PhoneGap applications. While working with the service I noticed it had something built in for setting up geozones for your push notifications (aka: geofencing). If you’re not familiar with this term, it’s basically the ability to send push notifications to a […]

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Tutorial: Embed PhoneGap as a Subview in your Native iOS Application

November 15, 2012By 43 Comments
Tutorial: Embed PhoneGap as a Subview in your Native iOS Application

Something cool that many mobile developers (and particularly native developers) might not be aware of at this point, is the option to use PhoneGap (aka Cordova) as a component within your mobile application, as a web “subview” of a whole native application where you want to render HTML/JS content and/or interact with the PhoneGap APIs. […]

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PhoneGap/Cordova Template/Tutorial for Sharing Code Between Platforms

July 16, 2012By 6 Comments
PhoneGap/Cordova Template/Tutorial for Sharing Code Between Platforms

Sometimes the hardest part of trying a new technology is the initial configuration process. This post is intended to help developers in getting started with PhoneGap more quickly cross-platform. I’m working on some pre-configured project templates and the first one is included with this post. Basic PhoneGap Project Template This first template contains preset project […]

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