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PhoneGap Day US 2016 Resources by Holly Schinsky | 02 Feb 2016 | PhoneGap Network Adobe – Lehi, Utah This year’s PhoneGap Day US event was held at the Adobe office in Lehi, Utah (just outside Salt Lake City) for the first time ever. The location offered beautiful scenery and provided attendees with a chance to ski or take in a film at the Sundance film festival. The event was […] Visit Holly's Blog
A Faster Hybrid App for the New Year by Holly Schinsky | 11 Jan 2016 | PhoneGap Network Background In case you missed it, the official release of Cordova iOS 4.0.0 was announced in December (and subsequently 4.0.1). It’s important to emphasize it not only due to it being a major version change but due to the significant app performance benefits it enables. By updating your iOS apps to Cordova 4.x, you’re immediately […] Visit Holly's Blog
Speaking with Cordova – Text To Speech and Voice Recognition using the Ionic Framework by Holly Schinsky | 08 Jan 2016 | PhoneGap Network Using Siri, Google Now or Cortana to talk with your smartphone is pretty normal these days. But have you ever considered creating your own Voice Dialog? And would you think this is possible within a hybrid app using Cordova and the Ionic Framework? Let me prove it to you. In this article I will show […] Visit Holly's Blog
PhoneGap-Plugin-Push Version 1.4.0 Has Been Released by Simon MacDonald | 27 Oct 2015 | PhoneGap Network The latest release of the PushPlugin is now available on npm. This release is the long awaited release that is fully tested with iOS9. I was able to test on an iPhone 6+ running iOS 8.4.1, iPod Touch running iOS 9.0.2 and an iPad Air 2 running iOS 9.1.0. Please let me know if you run into any problems with this release.On Android the switch over to using Gradle is now complete. The deprecated gcm.jar has been removed from the plugin and replaced with the Google Play Services GCM... Visit Simon's Blog
Sample PhoneGap App with ReactJS by Holly Schinsky | 22 Sep 2015 | PhoneGap Network ReactJS has been getting a lot of attention and recently I decided to dig in myself to see what all the hype is about. ReactJS comes from the developers at Facebook, which may contribute to the popularity of it due to being backed by a big company (think AngularJS and Google). For the purposes of […] Visit Holly's Blog
PhoneGap-Plugin-Push Version 1.3.0 Has Been Released by Simon MacDonald | 21 Sep 2015 | PhoneGap Network The latest release of the PushPlugin is now available on npm. This release switches the plugin over to using Gradle to include the Android Support Framework jar instead of it being included in the plugin. This should fix the issue where this plugin would conflict with others, like the Facebook plugin when building. Just make sure you have version 23 or later of the Android Support Library which can be installed from the Android SDK Manager.Unfortunately, PhoneGap Build does not yet... Visit Simon's Blog
Apache Cordova iOS 4.0.0, and WKWebView support by Shazron Abdullah | 09 Sep 2015 | PhoneGap Network So we missed the proposed deadline, by a lot. Release is scheduled to be in the later part of September 2015 now that we’ve got a few devs focused on this. Features have been trimmed, and some have been pushed off to cordova-ios 5.x We need the community to test. The test focus should be […] Visit Shazron's Blog
PhoneGap-Plugin-Push Version 1.2.0 Released! by Simon MacDonald | 25 Aug 2015 | PhoneGap Network The latest release of the PushPlugin is now available on npm. This release focuses on bringing a number of enhancements to Android notifications.Fear not fans of other platforms as subsequent releases will have more features for your OS of choice. In fact release 1.3.0 will center around iOS9 support.Picture NotificationsEmbed a large picture in your notification. You let the plugin know you want to display a picture by setting the style of the push to picture and then giving it... Visit Simon's Blog
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
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