Book Image

Phonegap Essentials

By : Ivan Turkovic
Book Image

Phonegap Essentials

By: Ivan Turkovic

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

Plugins


Currently, you can get over a thousand different plugins for different functionalities. These plugins usually support only selected mobile platforms because for the plugins to work on every platform, they have to contain a native code for that specific mobile platform in order to get executed. The majority of the plugins support the iOS and Android mobile platforms; support for other platforms is not so widespread.

There is a service called Apache Cordova Plugins Registry (http://plugins.cordova.io) where you can find all the plugins listed in a single location, as shown in the following screenshot. These plugins can be searched and filtered based on your needs:

It is very easy to find the popular plugins for your needs by entering the functionality in a search query and then sorting it by the number of downloads.

We will make a quick overview of the useful plugins that work on most of the mobile platforms. The list of plugins is sorted alphabetically for easier access.

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