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iPhone JavaScript Cookbook by Arturo Fernandez Montoro

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Installing the PhoneGap framework

PhoneGap is a web framework designed to build cross-platform for mobile devices. The framework includes a set of tools to deploy your applications on different mobile operating systems without changing the original code written using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. We'll cover how to install this framework on Mac to be used for iPhone development.

Note

Please keep in mind that the version of PhoneGap for iOS development only works on a machine with a recent version of Mac OS X installed, such as Leopard or Snow Leopard.

Getting ready

We'll need the Xcode tool for building applications for Apple devices using the PhoneGap framework. This tool is an IDE (Integrated Development Environment) designed for Mac OS X. It can ...

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