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PhoneGap 3 Beginner's Guide by Giorgio Natili

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Working with desktop browsers

Because PhoneGap leverages open web standards (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), you can start work in a desktop browser and then move on to a native project once the functionality is fleshed out. This way it's possible to speed up our development cycles and spend more time implementing core functionality. You can use the latest versions of any of the major desktop browsers Internet Explorer (IE), Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Opera to get started with a PhoneGap app. All of these browsers have Developer Tools for logging and debugging your code. PhoneGap is an intermediary layer that talks with the mobile device and the application; the app resides inside a chromeless browser, and using the PhoneGap API you can connect ...

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