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Phonegap Essentials

By : Ivan Turkovic
Book Image

Phonegap Essentials

By: Ivan Turkovic

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

An introduction to a development workflow


PhoneGap solves a great problem of developing mobile applications for multiple platforms at the same time, but still it is pretty much open about how you want to approach the creation of an application. You do not have any predefined frameworks that come out of-the-box by default. It just allows you to use the standard web technologies such as the HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript languages for hybrid mobile application development. The applications are executed in wrappers that are custom-built to work on every platform and the underlying web view behaves in the same way on all the platforms. For accessing device APIs, it relies on the standard API bindings to access every device's sensors or the other features.

The developers who start using PhoneGap usually come from different backgrounds, as shown in the following list:

  • Mobile developers who want to expand the functionality of their application on other platforms but do not want to learn a new language...