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The Metrics that Matter at PhoneGap by Michael Brooks | 27 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, Desktop, App At PhoneGap, we make decisions from user feedback. We’re known for getting out, attending conferences, hosting events, and talking to developers. This is because we care deeply for our users and work hard to hear their questions, issues, and needs. Until now, we’ve gathered this information from direct, casual conversations - sometimes virtually, but usually in-person with a coffee or beer in our hand.The PhoneGap Desktop HypothesisPhoneGap Desktop started as a hypothesis. For years,... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: HTML GL - render HTML / CSS via WebGL for 60 FPS and a bit of effects by Jen Gray | 20 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Next up, Denis Radin talks about how HTML GL solves "the slow DOM problem" by creating WebGL representations of DOM elements and hiding actual DOM after. This speeds up HTML/CSS animations and transformations by using 3D hardware acceleration and allows you to apply OpenGL effects as modern 3D games have. He also... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Crosswalk - Unleash the fury of web innovation in your Android app today by Jen Gray | 13 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Today we're sharing a great session by our friends at Crosswalk that can help you navigate the fragmented Android market. Web technologies are improving at a rapid pace. New features such as responsive design, cloud services, WebRTC, WebGL and Canvas provide developers with a great deal of potential. However,... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: The Android WebView by Jen Gray | 08 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Next up, Niels Leenheer talks about the Android Webview. The Android WebView is a system level component that handles HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and can be used by other applications. One of the applications that uses the WebView is the default Android browser, but your own PhoneGap apps are also using it. In... Read more...
PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.8 by Herm Wong | 07 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Blog, Release, News PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.8 mostly consists of minor code clean up and maintenance related issues.InstallationDownload and install PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.8 Beta release: OS X: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.8 for OS X Windows: Download PhoneGap Desktop 0.1.8 for Windows If you have an issue with PhoneGap Desktop’s auto-updater, we recommend that you manually update using the download links provided above.What’s NewMinor fixes for code clean up and updating dependencies used by PhoneGap... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Embedding Natively - The Hybrid Sweet Spot by Jen Gray | 06 Jul 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Our next talk comes from Anis Kadri as he takes us through how to hit that hybrid sweet spot. Many developers choose to build native navigation and transitions into their apps but use webviews for the main content, allowing them to realize a large cost and time savings while making their app available to a wider... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Achievement Unlocked by Jen Gray | 30 Jun 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Next up, Martin Kool talks about how to add achievements and leaderboards to your HTML5 game for iOS and Android. Slides available here Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Push n' Pull by Jen Gray | 25 Jun 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Do you ever wish your users were more engaged with your app? Or that you could update its content more easily? In this session Simon MacDonald, Sr. Software Engineer at Adobe, covers best practices when it comes to push notifications and gives a great overview of the new, easier to configure and use Push Plugin... Read more...
PhoneGap Developer App 1.5.4 by Tim Kim | 23 Jun 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, App, Desktop, News, Windows Phone, iOS, Android Hello everyone, we’ve released another minor update!What’s New We’ve added a Bluetooth Low-Energy plugin to the Developer App. The plugin fully supports iOS and Android, and will gracefully trigger the failure callback on Windows Phone. You can learn how to use the BLE plugin on the official GitHub repository. Bumped phonegap-plugin-contentsync@1.1.5 to help with connection timeout issues on iOS. Upcoming ReleaseIn our next release you can expect: Better connection and autoreload... Read more...
PhoneGap Day EU 2015: Reframing Hybrid by Jen Gray | 22 Jun 2015 | PhoneGap Blog, PhoneGap Day, Event, Community A big thanks to everyone who was able to make it to PhoneGap Day EU 2015 in Amsterdam. We'll be posting more videos from the conference so check back on our blog and Youtube channel. Our next talk comes from the founders and creators of Ionic Framework, Ben Sperry and Max Lynch. Historically, discussion around hybrid app development has focused on performance and native look and feel. While those are incredibly important topics, Max and Ben would like to reframe the conversation and focus on... Read more...