PhoneGap Blog

All PhoneGap PhoneGap Build PhoneGap Network
PhoneGap-Plugin-Push Version 1.1.1 Released! by Simon MacDonald | 27 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network Back during PhoneGap Day EU 2015 I announced our new PushPlugin with it's normalized API and a promise of continued support. With the release of the 1.1.1 version of the plugin we continue to fulfill that promise with some new features and bug fixes.The most exciting new feature in this release is official support for the Windows platform! This is thanks to the wonderful team at Microsoft who contributed to the plugin to make it happen. Special thanks to Raghav Katyal and Nikhi... Visit Simon's Blog
The Metrics that Matter at PhoneGap by Michael Brooks | 27 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Desktop, App At PhoneGap, we make decisions from user feedback. We’re known for getting out, attending conferences, hosting events, and talking to developers. This is because we care deeply for our users and work hard to hear their questions, issues, and needs. Until now, we’ve gathered this information from direct, casual conversations - sometimes virtually, but usually in-person with a coffee or beer in our hand.The PhoneGap Desktop HypothesisPhoneGap Desktop started as a hypothesis. For years,... Read more...
SauceDB – Building the back end with IBM Bluemix by Raymond Camden | 20 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network Welcome to another post detailing my efforts to build an Ionic-based mobile app backed by Node.js and Cloudant on IBM Bluemix. In my last post, I focused on the front end of the application. I talked about the various screens I built and how my service layer used mock data to generate data. In today’s […] Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: HTML GL - render HTML / CSS via WebGL for 60 FPS and a bit of effects by Jen Gray | 20 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Next up, Denis Radin talks about how HTML GL solves "the slow DOM problem" by creating WebGL representations of DOM elements and hiding actual DOM after. This speeds up HTML/CSS animations and transformations by using 3D hardware acceleration and allows you to apply OpenGL effects as modern 3D games have. He also... Read more...
SauceDB – Working on the front end by Raymond Camden | 15 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network Yesterday I blogged about a new project I’m building to demonstrate both Ionic and IBM Bluemix. I’ve made some progress on the project so I thought I’d share what I’ve built so far. My thinking is that as this project goes on I’ll continue to share these updates so folks can see how I approach […] Visit Raymond's Blog
FYI – Cordova events must be run after deviceReady by Raymond Camden | 15 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network In all of my work on various Cordova projects, I’ve only rarely needed to make use of the various events supported by the platform. Last night I needed to add some code to handle the back button. The docs clearly tell you to register your handler after deviceReady has fired: To override the default back-button […] Visit Raymond's Blog
New Demo Project: SauceDB by Raymond Camden | 14 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network Today I’m kicking off a new project for the purposes of demonstrating Ionic and IBM Bluemix. While I’m not sure I’ll actually release this application (I’m building something I actually want, so I kinda want to), my intent here is to build a full application demonstrating multiple facets of Ionic with Bluemix handling the back […] Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Crosswalk - Unleash the fury of web innovation in your Android app today by Jen Gray | 13 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Today we're sharing a great session by our friends at Crosswalk that can help you navigate the fragmented Android market. Web technologies are improving at a rapid pace. New features such as responsive design, cloud services, WebRTC, WebGL and Canvas provide developers with a great deal of potential. However,... Read more...
Combining client-side social login and server-side authorization with Cordova and Node by Raymond Camden | 10 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Network I believe this wins the title for the longest blog title ever. So what in the hell am I talking about? It isn’t too difficult to add a social login aspect to your Apache Cordova application. I’ve used a variety of plugins/libraries in the past and for the most part – it just plain works. […] Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: The Android WebView by Jen Gray | 08 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Next up, Niels Leenheer talks about the Android Webview. The Android WebView is a system level component that handles HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and can be used by other applications. One of the applications that uses the WebView is the default Android browser, but your own PhoneGap apps are also using it. In... Read more...