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Sams Teach Yourself jQuery Mobile in 24 Hours by Phil Dutson

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Hour 23. Building an App with PhoneGap and jQuery Mobile

What You’ll Learn In This Hour:

• Why PhoneGap is ideal for web developers

• The difference between native and web apps

• How to create an Android project with PhoneGap

• How to import a jQuery Mobile project into a PhoneGap project

There has been some debate about building native applications or using web applications and while both sides have valid points, there are times when a web application either isn’t feasible or just doesn’t provide the device permissions needed to allow the application to function properly. This hour we spend some time looking at a project that helps bridge the gap between native and web applications.

Getting Started with PhoneGap

PhoneGap started out as a project ...

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