PhoneGap 3.0

Push Notifications Sample App with Ionic and ngCordova

December 16, 2014By 0 Comments
Push Notifications Sample App with Ionic and ngCordova

I created a new sample push notification app recently to highlight some new changes in iOS 8 and show an example of implementing them with a currently popular stack of frameworks available to build hybrid mobile apps quickly. The sample app is built using Ionic with ngCordova to take advantage of the Cordova PushPlugin wrapper […]

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Introducing the PhoneGap Developer App

April 22, 2014By 4 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/Cordova – Adding Plugins

April 9, 2014By 11 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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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 13 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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Three hooks your Cordova/PhoneGap project needs

November 12, 2013By 54 Comments
Three hooks your Cordova/PhoneGap project needs

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
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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How to Write a PhoneGap 3.0 Plugin for Android

September 17, 2013By 34 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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