By John M. Wargo
Experienced cellular developer John M. Wargo completely introduces the PhoneGap platform, explaining what it really is, what it does, and the way it really works. He then publications you thru configuring PhoneGap environments—creating whole cellular apps—and construction them for the Google Android™, Samsung bada, BlackBerry® units, Apple® iOS, Symbian™ OS, and home windows® mobile. via practical examples, you’ll grasp key PhoneGap APIs for every little thing from GPS to the dossier procedure, contacts to digital camera, gadget to occasions, and extra. Wargo additionally demonstrates how you can take complete good thing about PhoneGap construct, PhoneGap’s cloud-based packaging utility.
The anatomy of a PhoneGap software (what makes an program a PhoneGap application)
Understanding the impression of cross-platform improvement issues
Exploring the complete PhoneGap improvement method, together with trying out and debugging
Expanding PhoneGap’s features with third-party improvement instruments and plug-ins
Building cross-platform apps that use the machine digicam, compass, accelerometer, and different
Reading from and writing to the contacts database and the equipment dossier system
Installing instruments had to improve PhoneGap apps for Android, bada, BlackBerry, iOS, Symbian, and home windows Phone
Reacting to occasions and notifying users
Using the Media API to checklist and play media files
Building for a number of systems concurrently utilizing PhoneGap Build
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Downloadable code tasks, more information, and errata can be found at phonegapessentials.com.