PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook
By Zainul Setyo Pamungkas
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: October 2015
Pages: 356

Build real-world hybrid mobile applications using the robust PhoneGap development platform

About This Book

  • Get to grips with the usage of PhoneGap and its command-line interface
  • Learn to use numerous plugins to access several hardware capabilities
  • Step-by-step instructions on creating captivating mobile applications using popular frameworks

Who This Book Is For

If you are a developer who wants to get started with mobile application development using PhoneGap, then this book is for you. Previous experience with data mining libraries will help, but is not mandatory. A basic understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is a must.

What You Will Learn

  • Set up a development environment to develop PhoneGap applications
  • Generate, build, and run applications using the PhoneGap command-line interface
  • Install plugins from the command line to add native capabilities to your application
  • Call the JavaScript API of plugins and hook into native events
  • Manipulate DOM using zepto and xuijs
  • Develop a user interface using jQuery Mobile and the Ionic framework
  • Get accustomed to using the PhoneGap Build service

In Detail

Developing mobile applications often feels intimidating. Especially when building cross-platform application. We have to learn a specific programming language to build an application for each platform. PhoneGap makes cross-platform mobile application development faster and easier by using web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript.

This book gives you practical lessons on how to build a world class mobile application using PhoneGap. Whether you are a brand new to mobile application development, a web developer expert, or a seasoned mobile application developer, this book will guide you through creating hybrid mobile applications.

Starting with setting up a development environment, the book moves on to utilizing a new PhoneGap command-line tool, installing plugins, and designing your application. It then moves on to concepts such as file system, storage, and local database, the book effectively lays a solid base for advanced topics.

By working through the steps in each chapter, you will quickly master the features of PhoneGap. By the end of the book, you will be able to successfully build a highly functional, real-world hybrid mobile application using PhoneGap.

Style and approach

And easy-to-follow guide full of practical examples of real-world mobile application. Each topic is explained step by step with detailed explanations on each concept.

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