Mobile Development

Introducing the PhoneGap Developer App

April 22, 2014By 0 Comments
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 6 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 3 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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How to Share Your Custom PhoneGap Plugin

February 26, 2014By 2 Comments
How to Share Your Custom PhoneGap Plugin

If you’ve built your own custom PhoneGap plugin for a mobile application and want to publish it to the official Cordova Plugin Repository so others can benefit from it (and you should!!), you may not find it to be as obvious as you might think initially. There’s a tool called plugman that is used to […]

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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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PhoneGap / Cordova Default Project – Android Support for xxhdpi

February 3, 2014By 4 Comments
PhoneGap / Cordova Default Project – Android Support for xxhdpi

If you’re creating a new PhoneGap or Cordova project with the CLI and targeting the Android platform, you should be aware of an additional folder you will want to create to specify icons and splash screens on newer Android devices supporting xxhdpi (extra extra high density, 480 dpi). The ../platforms/android/res/drawable-xxhdpi folder is not created by […]

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Ionic – Mobile UI Framework for PhoneGap/Cordova Developers

January 20, 2014By 11 Comments
Ionic – Mobile UI Framework for PhoneGap/Cordova Developers

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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How to Write a PhoneGap 3.0 Plugin for Android

September 17, 2013By 27 Comments
How to Write a PhoneGap 3.0 Plugin for Android

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 43 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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