Create, develop, debug, and deploy your very own mobile applications with PhoneGap
Given the increase in usage of mobile devices, mobile app development is in huge demand. This book provides you with the skills you need to successfully create, develop, debug, and deploy a cross-platform mobile application with PhoneGap 5. The book starts with the basics of PhoneGap, covering setting up your development environment, creating a simple project, and debugging and deploying it to your mobile devices. By sequentially working through the sections in each chapter, you will quickly get to know about the available features of various mobile frameworks and the various PhoneGap plugins you can utilize to create your apps. You will then learn how to build a hybrid application using PhoneGap. Finally, by the end of the book, you will be able to implement the most common features of modern mobile apps and build rich, native-style applications.
What You Will Learn
Get acquainted with the fundamentals of PhoneGap
Work with mobile-specific frameworks such as iOS and Android to design your applications
Install and work with all PhoneGap/Cordova plugins
Implement device-oriented APIs related to contacts, files, the camera, and geolocations
Use PhoneGap/Cordova events for accessibility
Enhance and optimize your application for real-time environments
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