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PhoneGap Beginners Guide (third edition)

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PhoneGap Beginners Guide (third edition)

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Table of Contents (22 chapters)
PhoneGap Beginner's Guide Third Edition
About the Authors
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Chapter 8. Advanced PhoneGap

Enter globalization and localization if you want your application to reach users of multiple countries and cultures. Your application should be able to support multiple languages/locales and this can be achieved by using the Globalization API and libraries related to localization. Think of support for multiple gestures if you want the application to be more advanced and user-friendly.

In this chapter, you will:

  • Learn how to use the Globalization API to support the locale of the mobile app user

  • Learn how to localize the application by showing the content in multiple languages based on the user's choice

  • Get an overview of the libraries providing gesture support

  • Learn how to implement multiple touch gestures to enhance the user experience

  • Learn how to remove the 300 ms delay introduced during click events