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Hydration Now Available for Windows Phone 8 on Build by Ryan Willoughby | 27 Jan 2015 | PhoneGap Build Blog Good news, you can finally hydrate your Windows Phone 8 apps on PhoneGap build!Hydration will be particularly useful on the Windows Phone platform, as Windows Phone xap files can only be installed by using the Application Loader on a Windows machine, which is clearly a limitation of that platform. You’ll still have to do this for your first install of the application (and anytime you change your config.xml and require a new binary install), but during development of your web assets (HTML,... Read more...
iOS 64-bit Support Now Available on PhoneGap Build by @brettrudd | 20 Jan 2015 | PhoneGap Build Blog Starting today iOS builds using PhoneGap 3.5.0 and above will now include the arm64 (64-bit) architecture as required by all new apps on the Apple App Store starting on February 1st, 2015.Arm64 support was added to cordova in 3.4.1 (see this blog post). As we skipped this minor version update on PhoneGap Build arm64 will be enabled for any app using PhoneGap 3.5.0 and above. So if you wish to submit your app to the Apple App Store you MUST build your application with PhoneGap 3.5.0 or... Read more...
New PhoneGap Build Features: new app size limits, support for external plugins, and more! by Brett Rudd @brettrudd | 09 Dec 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog, PhoneGap Build Blog The PhoneGap Build team is excited to announce some big changes all designed to make your dev life easier. Say goodbye to plugin restrictions and no more waiting for reviews and approvals.ChangesNew features: New application size limits Support for plugins from the Official Cordova Plugin Repository - plugins.cordova.io Plugins no longer must be reviewed and approved Plugins can now contain pre-compiled binaries and aren’t required to be open source licensed. Plugins can be uploaded... Read more...
Cordova 2.9, WebOS, Symbian, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 Deprecations by Brett Rudd @brettrudd | 01 Oct 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog On October 15th, 2014 we will be removing support for WebOS, Symbian, Blackberry and Windows Phone 7 platforms, as well as for all Cordova versions below 3.0.As mentioned in this blog post from February 2014, we will be deprecating WebOS, Symbian, Blackberry and Winphone 7. Cordova has stopped active development on these platforms and we feel continuing support for these platforms on PhoneGap Build means less resources to focus on adding new platforms or improving our service. While Blackberry... Read more...
Phonegap 3.6.3 is Now Available on Phonegap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 30 Sep 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog We’ve made Phonegap / Cordova 3.6.3 available on Phonegap Build - upgrade now! For more details on what’s changed, check out the Apache Cordova 3.6 release blog post. In addition, we’ve recently updated to the latest versions of all core plugins on Phonegap Build – more details here.If you’re working with iOS, some more recommended reading is Shazron Abdullah’s recent blog post on iOS 8 and Cordova. In fact, if you’re working with Cordova / Phonegap iOS, you should be reading all... Read more...
Adobe ID now required for PhoneGap Build by Brett Rudd | 12 Aug 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog 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 your Settings page. Clicking the button will walk you through creating an Adobe ID if you don’t have one, or will allow you to sign in with an existing Adobe ID. Read more...
Cordova Android 3.5.0 Patched With Security Updates by Ryan Willoughby | 07 Aug 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog The Apache Cordova Project recently released Cordova 3.5.1, a patch for Cordova Android only. It contains a few very important security updates. On PhoneGap Build, rather than add 3.5.1, we’ve patched our Cordova Android 3.5.0 release with the security updates. For more information on the security updates, check out the Apache Cordova blog post.To summarize, building with PhoneGap (Cordova) 3.5.0 on PhoneGap Build will in fact use 3.5.1 for the Android build.If you need more info on this... Read more...
Cordova 3.5.0 Now on PhoneGap Build by Ryan Willoughby | 17 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog PhoneGap Build has added support for Cordova 3.5.0. For more info about this release, check out these handy links: Apache Cordova 3.5.0 blog post (including changelog) Cordova iOS 3.5.0 source repo Cordova Android 3.5.0 source repo To build with 3.5.0, add the following to your config.xml:<preference name="phonegap-version" value="3.5.0" />Questions? Let us know. Read more...
OAuth and the PhoneGap Build Developer API by Ryan Willoughby | 19 Jun 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog Some news for you devs using the PhoneGap Build Developer API: we’ve added support for the OAuth authentication protocol. Up to now, API developers wishing to authenticate against the API would use basic authentication to obtain an auth token, and use that token to access the API. However, this meant that client applications had to ask for the user’s PhoneGap Build username and password, which from a security perspective isn’t ideal. With OAuth, client applications will now send their... Read more...
Building Your App from a Git Branch or Tag by Ryan Willoughby | 17 Jun 2014 | PhoneGap Build Blog After numerous requests, handwritten letters, two faxes, and a telegraph asking for support for building from app tags and branches, we listened – its now supported on PhoneGap Build. You’ll find the new field in the New App form – simply enter the branch or tag name in the field next to repo. If you’re using the Developer API, add a tag field in addition to the repo url:curl -d 'data={"title":"Amanda... Read more...