By Rohit Ghatol

PhoneGap is a starting to be and best open-source cellular internet apps improvement framework that shall we builders construct javascript and HTML5-based net functions with local wrappers for greater than six cellular systems, together with iOS, Android, and BlackBerry. This framework permits you to construct HTML- and javascript-based apps and nonetheless benefit from local cellular gadget features like digicam, localStorage, geolocation, garage and lots more and plenty extra, without reference to the cellular platform you objective. It additionally enables you to use extra really good javascript frameworks like jQuery cellular and more.
Beginning PhoneGap is a definitive, distinctive ebook that teaches the basics and methods in the back of cross-platform cellular program improvement. rather than studying languages like Objective-C, specialize in development apps from day one for Android, iOS, Blackberry, WebOS and Symbian—without the complexities of those platforms.
This publication indicates the best way to construct apps which uses Google neighborhood seek to create a restaurant finder apps (which makes use of Maps to structure destinations and makes use of inner database to shop your favourite eating places. in addition, youll find out how to expand PhoneGaps performance through the use of PhoneGap plugins to jot down apps like Dropbox (syncing documents within the heritage outdoors HTML/javascript code and in local code).
By the time you end starting PhoneGap, youll recognize PhoneGap inside and outside, and, for that reason, have the ability to strengthen cellular internet apps speedier and extra successfully than ever sooner than. earn more money in much less time!
What you’ll learn
This e-book deals an examples-based method on find out how to construct PhoneGap-based HTML and javascript that integrates gadget beneficial properties like geolocation, digital camera, garage, and more.
To comprehend cellular internet purposes improvement utilizing the PhoneGap framework
How to construct basic apps for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, WebOS and Symbian
The variations in features throughout quite a few cellular devices
How to combine different well known cellular javascript frameworks to construct consumer interfaces in PhoneGap
All the most important positive factors in PhoneGap, like geolocation, digital camera, media, garage, and more.
How to construct app which utilize OAuth for authentication with prone like Facebook
How to increase PhoneGap utilizing the PhoneGap plugin improvement framework
Who this e-book is for
This e-book is for undertaking managers and builders of cellular purposes who plan to strengthen for a couple of platform, and have an interest in saving time and money within the improvement approach.

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In case there is more than one device or emulator, the DDMS will prompt the user to choose where to deploy the application. Exploring PhoneGap Features This section explores more of the PhoneGap features. Here is a short summary of features that PhoneGap supports: 1. The accelerometer API of PhoneGap enables the application to sense change in the device’s orientation, therefore, it is able to act accordingly. This can be useful in creating applications that have a bubble level (making sure the phone is aligned horizontally to the ground).

The accelerometer API of PhoneGap enables the application to sense change in the device’s orientation, therefore, it is able to act accordingly. This can be useful in creating applications that have a bubble level (making sure the phone is aligned horizontally to the ground). There is an option to fetch one reading of change in device orientation or to continuously receive the changes in device orientation. 2. The camera API of PhoneGap allows applications to retrieve a picture from either the camera (which is very useful for Facebook and Picasa applications) or fetch the images from already existing photo galleries.

CHAPTER 2: Getting Started with PhoneGap Figure 2–23. Click the Unknown sources so we can add the non-Market applications 4. The next step is to go into the Development options (see Figure 2–24) and enable the USB debugging (see Figure 2–25). This allows you to plugin one end of the USB cable to your Android device and the other end of your cable to your PC or Mac. Use Eclipse to debug the application running on your device. 41 42 CHAPTER 2: Getting Started with PhoneGap Figure 2–24. Go into the Development options CHAPTER 2: Getting Started with PhoneGap Figure 2–25.

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