Mobile Development

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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PhoneGap Day – Call for Speakers Open

July 22, 2014By
PhoneGap Day – Call for Speakers Open

The dates for PhoneGap Day EU and US were just announced and there’s a call out for speakers. If you have something cool or interesting you’re working on (or late night side project :)) related to mobile web, definitely submit it! The sessions are typically around 20 mins in length, and the topics can vary […]

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Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 1

July 22, 2014By 3 Comments
Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 1

I built this tutorial to serve as a guide to creating a hybrid mobile application combining both native iOS controls and Cordova/PhoneGap components to leverage the best of both worlds as an alternative to picking one over the other. Developers may choose to do this if they want to use specific native UI features but […]

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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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Sample Masonry Layout in a Mobile App (Cordova/AngularJS/Ionic)

May 22, 2014By 2 Comments
Sample Masonry Layout in a Mobile App (Cordova/AngularJS/Ionic)

If you’re looking for a fun useful layout library for your mobile apps then you should check out the Masonry grid system library. This layout is what is used on the Pinterest site, as well as many others you’ve probably come across daily and just may not have been aware that a special layout technique […]

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Sample PhoneGap Application with AngularJS/OnsenUI

May 13, 2014By 1 Comment
Sample PhoneGap Application with AngularJS/OnsenUI

I recently came across another new UI framework to help in building mobile hybrid applications from the creators of Monaca (IDE and tooling for PhoneGap Development). It’s called OnsenUI and includes custom elements built with AngularJS directives (like the Ionic Framework) and uses Topcoat for the underlying CSS and themes. For example, here’s a sliding […]

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Introducing the PhoneGap Developer App

April 22, 2014By 1 Comment
Introducing the PhoneGap Developer App

If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a new PhoneGap Developer App available for testing your PhoneGap apps quickly. Using this new app, you can quickly test and code changes to your app from your desktop/laptop and see those changes reflected on your device immediately without having to rebuild, reinstall or code sign it through the […]

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PhoneGap Q&A Connect Session

April 16, 2014By 0 Comments
PhoneGap Q&A Connect Session

Ray Camden and I will be hosting a PhoneGap Q&A Open Connect session to help answer your PhoneGap/Cordova questions next Wednesday, April 23rd at 1pm EST/10am PST. We’ve done this in the past but it’s been awhile, so we thought it would be a good time to host another. We don’t claim to have all […]

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PhoneGap/Cordova – Adding Plugins

April 9, 2014By 10 Comments
PhoneGap/Cordova – Adding Plugins

If you’re using the PhoneGap or Cordova CLI’s, it’s important to know there are multiple ways to add a plugin to your project but the end result is the same. At first it may seem a little confusing with the different ways of adding them, and some may think it’s actually a different plugin being […]

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Sample PhoneGap Application – iTunes Explorer with AngularJS/Ionic

March 12, 2014By 4 Comments
Sample PhoneGap Application – iTunes Explorer with AngularJS/Ionic

When I first decided I wanted to try out AngularJS I thought the best way to get started was to actually build something with it. At the time I decided to build a sample web application with it for fun. I blogged and shared it here. I had been wanting to create a mobile application […]

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