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PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook by Zainul Setyo Pamungkas

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Resuming your application

Multi-tasking capabilities that are now available on mobile devices specify that the user has the ability to switch from one application to another at any time. We need to handle this possibility and ensure that we can save and restore any process and data when the user returns to our application.

How to do it...

We can use the PhoneGap API to detect when our application is brought back to the foreground of the device:

  1. Firstly, create a new PhoneGap project named resumedemo by running the following command:
    phonegap create resumedemo com.myapp.resumedemo resumedemo
    
  2. Add a devices platform. You can choose to use Android, iOS, or both:
    cordova platform add ios
    cordova platform add android
    
  3. Open www/index.html and let's clean ...

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