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How You Sign into PhoneGap Build is Changing. by @brettrudd | 16 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog On May 15th we will be removing the ability to sign into our service without either a GitHub or Adobe ID. This is to simplify authentication and enhance the security of our service by not handling or storing any user credentials.If you registered or can sign in now with your GitHub account or Adobe ID then this will have no impact on you. Although, if you have a legacy username/password to our service, it will be deleted.If you were a member of the service during the beta period and have NOT... Read more...
PhoneGap Build Adds Some New Features! by @brettrudd | 11 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog 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 QualifiersWe 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" gap:qualifier="port-xhdpi"> <gap:splash src="splash-xlarge-landscape.png" gap:qualifier="land-xhdpi"> <icon... Read more...
Cordova 3.4.0 Now on PhoneGap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 07 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog PhoneGap Build has added Cordova 3.4.0! Here’s more info on what’s included: Adobe PhoneGap 3.4.0 blog post Cordova iOS release notes Cordova Android release notes Also, as a reminder, be aware that in July of this year we’ll be ending support for anything less than PhoneGap 3.0.0. This will include an end to support for Symbian, WebOS, and Blackberry.Questions? Let us know. Read more...
Creating a Top 5 Fitness App with PhoneGap Build by Matthew Netkow | 01 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog, Guest Post, PhoneGap Build Fitbit creates wireless activity trackers that empower people to live healthier lives. My new mobile app, Fitwatchr, allows Fitbit users to combine their daily calorie tracking features with scientific formulas, motivating them to lose weight, earn extra calories, and achieve their weight loss goals. It is available on iOS and Android.I had the idea for Fitwatchr almost immediately after receiving a Fitbit device last summer. Having begun a weight loss program around the same time, I... Read more...
Creating a Top 5 Fitness App with PhoneGap Build by Matthew Netkow | 01 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog, Guest Post, PhoneGap Build Fitbit creates wireless activity trackers that empower people to live healthier lives. My new mobile app, Fitwatchr, allows Fitbit users to combine their daily calorie tracking features with scientific formulas, motivating them to lose weight, earn extra calories, and achieve their weight loss goals. It is available on iOS and Android.I had the idea for Fitwatchr almost immediately after receiving a Fitbit device last summer. Having begun a weight loss program around the same time, I... Read more...
Deprecation and Removal of iOS SDK 6.1 on PhoneGap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 18 Mar 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog From Apple: As of February 1, new apps and app updates submitted to the App Store must be built with the latest version of Xcode 5 and must be optimized for iOS 7. What does this mean for PhoneGap Build? We build PhoneGap 3.0.0 and below using the iOS 6.1 SDK, but since you can’t submit those apps to the iTunes store, there is no point in doing so. So, we’re removing support for the iOS 6.1 SDK, and essentially removing support for PhoneGap 3.0.0 and below for iOS. Read more...
Platform Deprecation by Dave Johnson | 21 Feb 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog It’s been almost a year since PhoneGap announced they would be dropping support for some platforms in versions of PhoneGap over 3.0. PhoneGap Build has done the same and is not supporting webOS, Symbian or Blackberry (<= BB7) for apps using PhoneGap versions over 3.0.In addition, PhoneGap Build will be removing support for webOS, Symbian, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 on the anniversary of PhoneGap 3.0 in July. For users that need to support those platforms they can still download older... Read more...
Customizing your Android Manifest and iOS Property List on PhoneGap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 30 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog PhoneGap Build aims to take away the pains of configuring SDKs and compiling native applications so you can focus on writing great code. As part of this, we obfuscate management of the platform configuration files – namely your Android Manifest and your iOS Property List. We configure these files based on the preferences you specify in your app’s config.xml file. However, the specifications of these xml files are constantly changing, and it would be impossible for us to expose all of the... Read more...
Cordova 3.3.0 Now on PhoneGap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 28 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog Now that our holiday shakes are finally gone, PhoneGap Build can release Cordova 3.3.0! Here’s more info on what’s included: Adobe PhoneGap 3.3.0 blog post Cordova iOS release notes Cordova Android release notes What’s new in Cordova Windows Phone 8 We’re releasing Cordova 3.2.0 simultaneously (3.1.0 was our last release on Build), so any 3.2.0 updates will be noteworthy as well.Sometime in the upcoming months, we’ll be deprecating Cordova 2.5.0 and 2.7.0. Anyone building for... Read more...
Recent Service Outages by hardeep | 23 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog What a week for PhoneGap Build! We’ve been having issues with our servers and experienced two days of extremely sluggish performance on our iOS servers, as well as on Hydration and Android servers. In the last couple days, we suffered a set of DB locks during out of office hours and even more sluggish performance on iOS.Needless to say, this is not how we wanted to start the new year! We understand this is very frustrating for our users and have been working hard to fix these issues.So how... Read more...