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SceneScout: Flexibility with PhoneGap by Dan Wilson | 15 Apr 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post, App Hybrid applications take many forms. You can create something that mimics the look and feel of native…or you can create something that stands on its own. Trying to recreate native elements can be troublesome because it’s all the more evident when it does not work exactly as expected. Crafting your own design allows you to play to the strengths of your technology (web) while still feeling at home on your chosen platforms.SceneScout (available on iOS and Android) is a service for... Read more...
Introducing PhoneGap for the Enterprise by Andre Charland | 24 Mar 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, news, Release Today at Adobe Summit, we are excited to announce a new offering - PhoneGap Enterprise. Through conversations with enterprise PhoneGap developers we’ve recognized their need for a more robust set of tools with which to build mobile apps and collaborate with business stakeholders.Marketed as PhoneGap Enterprise for developers and Adobe Experience Manager apps for marketers, this will be the first mobile app development platform that brings teams together to drive efficiency in app... Read more...
PhoneGap at Adobe Summit by Colene Chow | 11 Mar 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Event, Community The PhoneGap team is excited to be headed to the Adobe Summit from March 24-28 in Salt Lake City, UT. We’ll be sharing some news as well as have a hands-on lab to learn more about a new offering, PhoneGap Enterprise.L712 - Hands-on Lab: Building mobile apps with PhoneGap EnterpriseAndrew Savory - Senior Technical Product Marketing Manager, Adobe John Fait - Engineering Project Lead, AdobeLearn how to build mobile applications for iPhone and Android using PhoneGap Enterprise and Adobe... Read more...
PhoneGap 3.4.0 Released by Lorin Beer | 04 Mar 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Release The Adobe PhoneGap team is happy to announce the release of PhoneGap 3.4.0!FireFox OSBy far the biggest new feature is FireFox OS support!FireFox OS is referenced as firefoxos in phonegap commands. To compile a FireFox OS PhoneGap app, run:$ phonegap build firefoxosTo find out how to use the compiled FireFox OS package with the Mozilla App Manager, Mozilla put together a guide using the Cordova CLI. All the steps should be the same from ‘Debugging the App’ onward.This is on top of usual... Read more...
Windows Azure Mobile Services, now with integrated PhoneGap support by Colene Chow | 20 Feb 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Community As announced by @ScottGu today, our Microsoft friends have added integrated support for PhoneGap to Azure Mobile Services.Most apps need to backend services to store data or send push notifications. With Azure Mobile Services, you can add a cloud backend to your PhoneGap app in minutes with common capabilities such as storage, user authentication and management, and cross-platform push notifications. Developers have been using Mobile Services with their PhoneGap apps since the JavaScript SDK... Read more...
Hipmob launches a Full In-App Helpdesk for Phonegap developers by Ayo Omojola | 19 Feb 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post, Video Hipmob, a powerful mobile SDK that allows mobile developers, startups, and businesses easily add a support portal to their apps, is happy to announce our newly released PhoneGap plugin, and a promotion for PhoneGap developers. We launched Hipmob over a year ago to solve our own problems. We were building gaming apps during YCombinator, and our rapid growth came with a metric ton of user emails. So we built Hipmob: it adds a searchable knowledgebase into your app, so your users can quickly... Read more...
AppPresser Integrates Phonegap with WordPress by Scott Bolinger | 22 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post AppPresser is an open source plugin that integrates Phonegap with WordPress.WordPress is the most popular content management system on the web, but it’s difficult to integrate it into your Phonegap projects.WordPress uses server side PHP, which makes it impossible to add locally to a device like a traditional Phonegap project. You can use it as a data source, which means pulling in posts and pages via json. That works for some projects, but it doesn’t use the full potential of... Read more...
Mobile communications in education by Mallory O’Connor | 14 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post The Surrey School District is the largest school district in British Columbia, so it’s no surprise that the challenge of efficiently and effectively communicating with multiple audiences can be a challenge. While the school websites offered a good framework for district communications and school communications, they were an inadequate channel for parents, who needed to stay up-to-date in real time.The district decided to take a new approach to keeping parents up to date, with a custom mobile... Read more...
Leveraging App.io with your PhoneGap App by David Truong | 14 Jan 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post Ever wanted to quickly test your PhoneGap app in an iPhone, without actually having an iPhone? App.io is a relatively new service that allows you to run your native iOS app in any browser, on any device, without the need for complicated provisioning or plugins. This means that you are now able to run and test the app you built with PhoneGap, directly in the browser! Here’s an example of Infogems.net’s app they build in PhoneGap, running in the browser: Link: https://app.io/LutPah The... Read more...
PhoneGap 3.3.0 Released by Lorin Beer | 13 Dec 2013 | PhoneGap Blog The Adobe PhoneGap team is happy to announce the release of PhoneGap 3.3.0. Just in time for the holidays!What’s NewThe biggest news is official support for Android KitKat (v4.4)!There are a large number of bug fixes and improvements to the Cordova engine across the other platforms as well. If you’re interested in diving into the details, then checkout our release notes.How to Upgrade PhoneGapMac and Linux:$ sudo npm install -g phonegapWindows:C:\> npm install -g phonegapHow to Upgrade... Read more...