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Killer agenda announced for PhoneGap Day EU 2015 by Jen Gray | 03 May 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Event, News, PhoneGap Day PhoneGap Day EU is just around the corner on May 18-19 in Amsterdam! We’re getting ready to host hundreds of PhoneGap users as well as 15+ speakers from around the globe ready to share how they’re innovating with PhoneGap and improving their mobile development.We’re excited to announce the agenda for PhoneGap Day as well as give you a sneak peek into some of the most highly anticipated agenda items: “Embedding Natively: The Hybrid Sweet Spot” – Already have native apps as part of... Read more...
Working with MP3s, ID3, and PhoneGap/Cordova (3) by Raymond Camden | 01 May 2015 | PhoneGap Network This week I’ve done a few blog posts (part one and part two) about MP3 and ID3 parsing in PhoneGap/Cordova applications. Today I’m updating the application again – this time to support album art. Let’s look at the results in the simulator first and then I’ll walk you through the code. First – I updated […] Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap CLI and Templates by Raymond Camden | 01 May 2015 | PhoneGap Network A few days ago the PhoneGap team announced an update to the CLI: PhoneGap CLI 5.0.0 Released!. To be honest, I don’t typically make use of the PhoneGap CLI as I mostly use either Cordova or Ionic. However, I missed an earlier update that I think is pretty cool (and it is one I was […] Visit Raymond's Blog
Working with MP3s, ID3, and PhoneGap/Cordova (2) by Raymond Camden | 30 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Network Yesterday I blogged about using MP3s and ID3 information in a PhoneGap/Cordova application. Today I’ve taken the initial proof of concept I built in that demo and updated to make use of the Ionic framework. I’ve also a few other features to make the application a bit more applicable to real world usage. Finally, I’ve […] Visit Raymond's Blog
My Cordova book is on sale again by Raymond Camden | 30 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Network So a few weeks ago, my publisher ran an awesome deal for my Cordova book and their upcoming Ionic book. Today they are running the same deal. You can pick up “Apache Cordova in Action” and “Ionic in Action” both for half off. These are both MEAP versions, which basically mean an “in progress” copy […] Visit Raymond's Blog
Working with MP3s, ID3, and PhoneGap/Cordova by Raymond Camden | 29 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Network As someone who remembers when MP3s became a de facto standard for audio files (*), I’m pretty familiar with the format used to embed metadata within them – ID3. If you’ve ever wondered how your favorite MP3 player displayed data about your music (artist, album, year, etc.), most likely it came from the ID3 tags […] Visit Raymond's Blog
Can’t find Cordova plugin docs? by Raymond Camden | 29 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Network With the last big release of Apache Cordova, plugins have now moved to npm. (Details may be found here: Plugins Release and Moving plugins to npm: April 21, 2015. One temporary side effect of this move is that the documentation is no longer working. So for example, when you go to the Camera plugin page, […] Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap CLI 5.0.0 Released! by Steve Gill | 28 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Release, Announcement We have just released a new version of the PhoneGap CLI 5.0.0!OS X or Linux$ npm install -g phonegapYou may need to use sudo npm install -g phonegapWindowsC:\> npm install -g phonegapRelease Highlights: Upgraded to use newly released Cordova-CLI version 5.0.0. Checkout the release blog post for more information. Cordova Android@4.0.0 has been released and pinned as the default version for new projects. This includes support for pluggable WebViews! Read about it in the Android 4.0.0 release... Read more...
PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.5 by Herm Wong | 28 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Blog, Release, News PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.5 Beta is now available!InstallationDownload and install the PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.5 Beta release: OS X: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.5 for OS X Windows: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.5 for Windows Due to an issue with PhoneGap Desktop’s auto-updater, we recommend that you manually update using the download links provided above.What’s NewThis release focuses on adding auto-updates for OS X. After downloading and installing the release, all future releases will... Read more...
Testing Camera Quality Settings and PhoneGap/Cordova by Raymond Camden | 27 Apr 2015 | PhoneGap Network As you know, when using the Camera plugin with PhoneGap/Cordova, you have an optional quality setting. It accepts values from 0 to 100 with 50 being the default. I was curious as to how much of an impact this setting had on the final result. Obviously quality can be subjective, but I thought it would […] Visit Raymond's Blog