Mastering PhoneGap Mobile Application Development
By Kerri Shotts
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Final Release Date: February 2016
Pages: 392

Take your PhoneGap experience to the next level and create engaging real-world applications

About This Book

  • Create a useful PhoneGap workflow for larger projects in order to simplify and manage the development process
  • Use third-party plugins, IndexedDB, and SQLite for PhoneGap to develop large-scale, data-driven, and highly accessible applications
  • A pragmatic guide to construct top-notch large-scale applications using PhoneGap

Who This Book Is For

If you have created simple applications using PhoneGap in the past and now want to take your workflow and apps to the next level, this book will help you reach your goals. You should have a good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and prior experience with PhoneGap.

What You Will Learn

  • Construct build workflows that simplify complex application development
  • Integrate the next version of JavaScript to simplify your code
  • Create accessible hybrid applications
  • Persist and query data using third-party database plugins
  • Create your own PhoneGap plugins for your unique use cases
  • Create icons and splash screens suitable for submission to app stores
  • Publish your app to the Google Play and Apple iTunes stores

In Detail

PhoneGap is a useful and flexible tool that enables you to create complex hybrid applications for mobile platforms. In addition to the core technology, there is a large and vibrant community that creates third-party plugins that can take your app to the next level.

This book will guide you through the process of creating a complex data-driven hybrid mobile application using PhoneGap, web technologies, and third-party plugins.

A good foundation is critical, so you will learn how to create a useful workflow to make development easier. From there, the next version of JavaScript (ES6) and the CSS pre-processor SASS are introduced as a way to simplify creating the look of the mobile application. Responsive design techniques are also covered, including the flexbox layout module. As many apps are data-driven, you'll build an application throughout the course of the book that relies upon IndexedDB and SQLite. You'll also download additional content and address how to handle in-app purchases. Furthermore, you'll build your own customized plugins for your particular use case. When the app is complete, the book will guide you through the steps necessary to submit your app to the Google Play and Apple iTunes stores.

Style and approach

This book is a step-by-step guide, in which the concepts covered are explained with the help of hands-on examples

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