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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...
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...
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...
Discover Emerging Music Videos with PhoneGap by Mark Wheeler | 28 Nov 2013 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post A bit of background on RormixRormix is a platform for discovering emerging music videos. Music videos are tagged by genre and related commercial artists, making it easier to find new music videos that you like.The Rormix app was made using PhoneGap and released on iOS and Android. Development took just over a month from the first line of code, to the app submissions in the app stores.Listed below are a few things we learnt along the way:Develop for Android first then port to iOSIf you plan on... Read more...
Putting the power of AR in your projects by Philipp Nagele | 19 Nov 2013 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post If we take a look back at the state of progress of technology, there’s a clear trajectory. We’ve moved from the desktop to the laptop to the handheld, and next, the wearable. Since the beginning of computing, we as humans have strived to remove the unnatural input mechanism, primarily, the keyboard. This problem isn’t exactly solved through wearable technology but we’re getting closer by the day.A primary driver in the wearable technology field is augmented reality. We’ll save you... Read more...
Tips for Developing Apps with PhoneGap by Amy Benson | 25 Jul 2013 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post, App Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race sponsors, BNY Mellon wanted to craft a hands-on app that gave race-goers the chance to feel the thrill and adrenaline of the contest, from the stern of the boat. We selected PhoneGap software to fulfill the brief as the idea of developing once and deploying to multiple platforms is very appealing. And, since we’re web developers, HTML, CSS and Javascript are what we know best. There has been a lot of debate recently about using frameworks like PhoneGap versus... Read more...