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PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook by Zainul Setyo Pamungkas

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Playing audio files from the local filesystem or over HTTP

PhoneGap and the media plugin API provide us with a relatively straightforward process to play back audio files. These can be files stored within the application's local filesystem, bundled with the application, or over remote files accessible by a network connection. Wherever the files may be, the method of playback is achieved in exactly the same way.

How to do it...

We must create a new Media object and pass to it the location of the audio file we want to play back:

  1. Firstly, create a new PhoneGap project named audioplaying by running the following command:
    phonegap create audioplaying com.myapp.audioplaying audioplaying
    
  2. Add the device's platform. You can choose to use Android, iOS, or ...

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