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PhoneGap Beginners Guide (third edition)

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PhoneGap Beginners Guide (third edition)

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (22 chapters)
PhoneGap Beginner's Guide Third Edition
Credits
Foreword
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Related Plugin Resources
Index

Choosing mobile frameworks


Developers typically have their own template libraries, built from scratch or commercial, to jump-start their projects. In this section, we will see a short overview of some useful HTML/CSS/JavaScript frameworks you can evaluate as your blueprint, libraries, and frameworks that you can integrate within your projects.

Note

A framework or a library is essentially a set of functions that you can call, these days usually organized into classes or files. A framework embodies some abstract design with more behavior built-in. Martin Fowler discusses further the difference between a library and a framework in his article available at http://martinfowler.com/bliki/InversionOfControl.html.

Using HTML5 Mobile Boilerplate

This is a very clean, mobile-friendly HTML template that includes an optimized Google Analytics snippet, placeholders for touch-based device icons, the library Zepto (a minimalist JavaScript library for modern browsers with a largely jQuery-compatible API), and...