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PhoneGap Developer’s Guide to the iOS Status Bar by Holly Schinsky | 31 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network I wrote this post as a guide for PhoneGap Developer’s to use in handling and customizing the iOS Status Bar and to help clear up confusion where documentation is not clear. My testing and conclusions also resulted in the handy little Status Bar Simulator App below to help developers pick preferences to customize their apps […] Visit Holly's Blog
Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 2 by Holly Schinsky | 24 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network This is Part 2 of a tutorial on embedding custom Cordova components into a native iOS application to create a true hybrid application. See Part 1 for a detailed description and walk through of the basics. In this post we’ll dig into how to customize your Cordova WebView components as well as how to add […] Visit Holly's Blog
An example of Cordova's Camera PopoverOptions by Raymond Camden | 23 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network One of the interesting features in Cordova's Camera API is something called popoverOptions. While the docs do explain what this feature does, it may not be entirely clear how it works so I whipped up a quick example, with screen shots, to demonstrate what it does. First off - this feature is only for iOS (and the iPad at that) and only for existing pictures, it is not something you can use when having the user take new pictures. So right away you can see this is something that will have... Visit Raymond's Blog
PhoneGap Day – Call for Speakers Open by Holly Schinsky | 22 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network The dates for PhoneGap Day EU and US were just announced and there’s a call out for speakers. If you have something cool or interesting you’re working on (or late night side project :)) related to mobile web, definitely submit it! The sessions are typically around 20 mins in length, and the topics can vary […] Visit Holly's Blog
PhoneGap Day – Call for Speakers Open – Come Present your Stuff! by Holly Schinsky | 22 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network The dates for PhoneGap Day EU and US were just announced and there’s a call out for speakers. If you have something cool or interesting you’re working on (or late night side project :)) related to mobile web, definitely submit it! The sessions are typically around 20 mins in length, and the topics can vary […] Visit Holly's Blog
PhoneGap Day US and EU Announced by Raymond Camden | 22 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network For a few years now the PhoneGap team have been running a one day conference called PhoneGap Day. This is easily one of my favorite conferences. It has a very laid back vibe. The sessions are short and sweet (20 minutes or so a pop). The schwag is actually useful. Out of all the conferences I attend, this one just feels the most relaxed, fun, and educational as well. This year PhoneGap Day will be held in San Francisco on October 24th and Berlin on September 26th. As before, there will be... Visit Raymond's Blog
Mixing Cordova/PhoneGap Components with Native iOS – Part 1 by Holly Schinsky | 22 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network I built this tutorial to serve as a guide to creating a hybrid mobile application combining both native iOS controls and Cordova/PhoneGap components to leverage the best of both worlds as an alternative to picking one over the other. Developers may choose to do this if they want to use specific native UI features but […] Visit Holly's Blog
Cordova iOS Plugin Interface – upcoming changes by Shazron Abdullah | 21 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network The plugin interfaces below will be deprecated in Apache Cordova 3.6.0 (iOS), and will be removed totally in the major release of 4.0.0 later this year. Please plan accordingly if you have plugins that use these interfaces. If you followed the 3.x Guides on how to create and use plugins, you should be OK, these […] Visit Shazron's Blog
Targeting a device type with Cordova Emulate by Raymond Camden | 21 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network Today I've got yet another Cordova tip that was probably known to most people. I'm working on a sample application that needs to run on an iPad, not an iPhone, but the problem was that every time I ran cordova emulate ios, it would fire up the application in an iPhone. If I switched the hardware in the iOS simulator settings it would work, but when I recompiled and reran, it reverted to an iPhone. Turns out, there is a simple solution for this. I had never noticed this, but cordova emulate... Visit Raymond's Blog
Cordova Sample: Reading a text file by Raymond Camden | 15 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Network A few weeks back I began a list of questions to help build a PhoneGap/Cordova File System FAQ. (More on that at the very end.) As I work through the questions I'm building little samples (like this one) to help demonstrate various FileSystem features. Today's is really simple, but as always, I figure people can find this helpful even if it trivial. (And if I'm wrong, let me know in the comments below.) Today's example simply reads a text-based file from the file system and displays it in the... Visit Raymond's Blog