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Phonegap Essentials

By : Ivan Turkovic
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Phonegap Essentials

By: Ivan Turkovic

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (15 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Johnathan Iannotti is a software engineer and geek on an epic journey of life. His experience spans 15 years of technology solutions for start-ups, financial companies, healthcare, and military industries. He is passionate about web technology and has been creating hybrid apps since their inception. A full-stack developer by trade, he loves UX/UI, frontend development, and mobile.

He works for USAA, creating mobile applications for over 27,000 employees that serve their military membership. He is also a combat veteran, having served almost a decade in the United States Army.

Johnathan spends his time innovating, coding, and making the best of it all. When he's not plugged in, he spends as much time as he can with his beautiful wife and two children, who make it all possible.

You can follow Johnathan on Twitter at @notticode or visit his website,

Yousuf Qureshi is an early adopter of technology and gadgets and has profound experience in the e-commerce, social media, analytics, and mobile apps sectors. He is a Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCDH).

His expertise includes development, technology turnaround, consulting, and architecture. He is also an experienced developer of Android, iOS, Blackberry, MVC, Java, MapReduce, Distributed Search and Inverted Index algorithms, Hadoop, Hive, Apache Pig, Media API integration, and multiplatform applications.

Yousuf has also reviewed jQuery Drag and Drop Grids How-To and Monitoring Hadoop for Packt Publishing.

Anthony Rumsey is a software developer at Adobe with a passion for creating well-designed and engaging user experiences. During his 15-year career, he has focused on the integration of web technologies into Adobe's enterprise software. More recently, his focus has shifted to exploring the capabilities of the mobile web and mobile apps, including contributions to the responsive simulator, touch interface, and PhoneGap integration in Adobe Experience Manager. Anthony happily resides in Ottawa, Canada, with his wife and two children.

Kasper Souren was born in the Netherlands and has been working with Internet technologies across the globe since 1998 for various companies and institutions, including CouchSurfing, Mercedes-Benz, Geekcorps Mali, the Dutch tax authorities, and the biggest Dutch social network. As of 2013, his favorite technology stack is Meteor with CoffeeScript. He's a cofounder of, the ultimate resource for hitchhikers. You can visit his website at and also connect with him on Twitter at @guaka.

Tomasz Trejderowski is a middle-aged developer from Poland with hands-on experience in many programming languages and a wide range of IT aspects. He has been programming computers since the very first Commodore 64, which he received in his youth, and thus poses over 20 years of overall software development experience. You can access repositories and contributions on his GitHub profile and GitHub organizations that he is a part of at

He is a full-time PhoneGap and Yii2 developer and mobile market entrepreneur, constantly working on many innovative international start-ups and projects. You can visit his company website at for more details.

Tomasz holds a PhD degree and has authored five books and over 40 articles (mostly in Polish). He is a happy husband of a wonderful wife and the father of two beautiful daughters.