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PhoneGap Day EU 2015 - Speakers announced and top 5 reasons to attend by Jen Gray | 25 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Event, News, PhoneGap Day We had an awesome turnout for our first PhoneGap Day EU in 2013 and we’re thrilled to do it again! On Monday, May 18th, we’re hosting our second PhoneGap Day EU at Het Compagnietheater in Amsterdam.We’re excited to announce a killer lineup of speakers all ready to share tips and best practices in mobile development, experiences with coding and performance, and the latest mobile trends. Be sure to check out the PhoneGap Day site for the full list.Tickets are going fast so be sure to... Read more...
Learn PhoneGap by Building PhoneGap Apps by Mark Lassoff | 23 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post If you like to learn a new technology by “just building something,” there is a new program from technical publisher LearnToProgram Media that might be perfect for you.In this program, participants are invited to build 10 Apps in 10 Weeks. The apps review a number of skills important to PhoneGap Developers, including the use of geolocation, Google Maps™ API, Google Places™ API, and media. The program puts the emphasis on rapid application development and fun. Here’s the list of apps... Read more...
Well-Made to Well-Known: Unlocking your App's Potential Pt. 1 by Ryan Hanna | 19 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post In this two-part series, I will share development decisions that help create a well-made app and marketing methods that will allow that app to become well-known. This series will cover ways to delight your users, entice their friends, tell your story and sustain your future.As the Lead Software Engineer at Sworkit, I develop our popular fitness app using PhoneGap hybrid development tools. With over 3.5 million downloads, we credit the rapid development, testing and distribution cycles made... Read more...
PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.3 by Herm Wong | 16 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Release, News PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.3 Beta is now available!InstallationDownload and install the PhoneGap Desktop App Beta 0.1.3 release: OS X: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.3 for OS X Windows: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.3 for Windows Anyone already using the app will receive an update notification within the app.What’s NewThis release includes a couple minor UI improvements and a few bug fixes: Added animated transitions to the update available prompt. Added an About option in the Settings menu.... Read more...
Choosing a Mobile Strategy by Holly Schinsky | 12 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Community Mobile App Development ChoicesThis post is the first in a series examining different choices to be considered when choosing a mobile strategy. Comparison information is provided to help developers see where Adobe PhoneGap fits in and when it might be the right choice for your app.The main general choices to consider when building for mobile include native, mobile web or a hybrid approach.1. Native Mobile App Built for specific devices/operating systems Runs as a locally installed app Built... Read more...
Making an app builder with PhoneGap Build + Ionic + WordPress by Scott Bolinger | 10 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post For the past several months I’ve been working on creating an app builder for WordPress called Reactor.Reactor is a hosted app building environment that utilizes the Phonegap Build developer API to compile hybrid mobile apps.The apps are built using the Ionic Framework, and integrated with WordPress website content using the WP JSON API. The app builder itself is also built with WordPress, and we use Amazon SNS for push notifications.In this article I’ll describe the ins and outs of using... Read more...
PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.2 by Michael Brooks | 02 Mar 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Release, News Last week, we quietly updated the PhoneGap Desktop app to Beta 0.1.2!InstallationGood news everyone! The PhoneGap Desktop app now ships with an installer for OS X and Windows! OS X: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.2 for OS X Windows: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.2 for Windows What’s NewThe major highlights allow us to start rapid releases: OS X installer. Windows installer, which should address some security issues. Update notification when a new version is available (we promise to not... Read more...
Join us in Barcelona for the Adobe Mobile Meetup by Jen Gray | 27 Feb 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Event, Community We’re excited to join one of our vibrant PhoneGap user communities in Barcelona on Monday, March 2nd to discuss how to create high-impact digital content and engaging mobile apps.The PhoneGap team will be traveling to Barcelona to speak alongside other industry experts to help you discover all the mobile possibilities Adobe PhoneGap can offer.Here’s the great line-up of speakers: Andre Charland - Director of Product Management, Adobe PhoneGap Brian LeRoux - Principle Product Manager,... Read more...
PhoneGap Day US 2014: Firefox OS App Workshop by Jen Gray | 17 Feb 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community Firefox OS is an open source operating system for mobile built using HTML5, Javascript and open web standards. Firefox OS integration with Apache Cordova / Adobe PhoneGap began early this year, and development is ongoing. As Firefox OS continues to expand to new markets around the world, there's a great opportunity for multi-platform app developers like you. If you are interested in porting an application built with Cordova to Firefox OS, this workshop will get you up and running. Participants... Read more...
PhoneGap Day US 2014: Google's Focus on Apache Cordova and Building a Chrome App for Android by Jen Gray | 10 Feb 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community Michael Mocny, Software Engineer at Google joined us at PhoneGap Day US 2014. Check out his sessions: Google's Focus on Apache Cordova Google's focus on Apache Cordova including Crosswalk for Cordova Android, Rapid Iterative Workflow, plugin development best practices, plugin testing, Cordova and Gulp, and the future of Open Web Apps. Building a Chrome App for Android Building an application using the Chrome Apps for Mobile toolkit, and you'll learn to use Google Cloud Messaging, create... Read more...