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PhoneGap Build Now Accepts CLI Projects

PhoneGap Build started with “Initial Commit” in August 2010. It is now October 2016 and we just committed “fixed typo”. A lot has changed in those years, including a fixed typo. But more importantly, during this time Cordova and PhoneGap Build have diverged in how projects have been structured, and...

config.xml gets an update - part 2 !!!!!!

PLEASE NOTE NEW INFO BELOW ABOUT THE PLUGIN AND CONFIG-FILE ELEMENTS !!! The plugin changes will be deployed November, 20th 2015 at 1:00 PM PST. Hey folks, starting today some of you found out config.xml on PhoneGap Build got an update. For most users this will have no change. But...

config.xml gets an update

Hey folks, starting today some of you found out config.xml on PhoneGap Build got an update. For most users this will have no change. But for some users who use the Cordova cli you will find your workflow just got easier. Basically we have allowed Cordova cli config.xml to be...

Android Builds Now Using Gradle By Default

All android builds using any PhoneGap version above 4.0.0 will now use Gradle by default. For most users this change will not have an effect. Users who know what this change means and realise the flexibility it provides to plugin authors and users will most likely dance. Rationale The main...

npm Plugins Are Now on PhoneGap Build!

As announced in this blog post, cordova has moved it’s official plugin source to the npmjs.com repository. As part of this move plugins.cordova.io will be deprecated. It will move to read-only on July 15th, 2015 and will be shuttered on October 15th, 2015. We will continue to support plugins from...

Adobe ID now required for PhoneGap Build

As part of our continued integration with the expanding ecosystem of Adobe’s Creative Cloud we now require all PhoneGap Build users to link their accounts to an Adobe ID. Creating and linking an Adobe ID is easy and can be accomplished by clicking the “Connect an Adobe ID” button on...

PhoneGap Build Adds Some New Features!

Hi. I’m Brett (@brettrudd) from the build team and i’m happy to announce a few new features that have been deployed to build in the last week. ##Android Resource Qualifiers We have now added full support for Android resource qualifiers in config.xml. Shut up and show me code: <gap:splash src="splash-xlarge-portrait.png"...

New Apple App Store Submittal Rules

Beginning on May 1, all PhoneGap Build iOS apps submitted to the Apple App store must be built with PhoneGap 2.5.0 or above. Apple recently released news that there are two new requirements for submittal to their app store. Both requirements have been best practices for a while but these...