Mobile Development

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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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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Push Notifications Plugin Support added to PhoneGap Build

January 24, 2013By 85 Comments

I’m happy to post today there is now support for a generic push notifications plugin for PhoneGap Build. The new plugin is called PushPlugin and works for both iOS and Android push notifications. The iOS support is based on the Apple Push Notifications Service (APNS) and the Android support is based on Google Cloud Messaging […]

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Introducing Adobe TechLive!

December 20, 2012By 1 Comment

Our team has been busy working on a new initiative called Adobe TechLive, a place where we’ll be hosting interactive online webinars on various topics. Some upcoming topics include Adobe’s Create the Web tour introducing Adobe’s latest new tools and web technologies, a PhoneGap Open Session where you can come to get your questions answered […]

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Geo-based Push Notifications with PhoneGap and Pushwoosh

December 11, 2012By 3 Comments

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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Easy PhoneGap Push Notifications with Pushwoosh

December 4, 2012By

I recently posted regarding the use of Push Notifications on both iOS and Android with PhoneGap. Both of those addressed sending push notifications from a general 3rd party server where you write the server side push code. However, there are many services out there you can leverage for sending push notifications as well and this […]

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

November 15, 2012By 43 Comments

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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