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PhoneGap Developer App 1.1.0 Release by Tim Kim | 21 Jul 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, App, News, Windows Phone, iOS, Android The PhoneGap Developer App has now hit version 1.1.0! We’re proud to say that many of the features and fixes are a direct result of our community! We not only received plenty of positive reviews, but also submitted issues, feature requests, and pull requests!What’s New Updated to Cordova 3.5.0 Updated all plugins to be Cordova 3.5.0 compliant Prevented screen shutoff when previewing an app (Thanks Eddy Verbruggen!) Enabled multi-device and multi-version support with the CLI Fixed minor... Read more...
PhoneGap Developer App for Windows Phone 8 by Tim Kim | 07 May 2014 | PhoneGap Blog, App, News, Windows Phone We’re excited to announce that the PhoneGap Developer App is now available on the Windows Phone Store. It not only supports Windows Phone 8, but the upcoming 8.1 update!For newcomers to the app, the PhoneGap Developer app aims to lower the barrier of entry to creating PhoneGap apps. You can immediately preview your app on a device without installing platform SDKs, registering devices, or even compiling code. Plus, you have full access to the official PhoneGap APIs.You can learn how to... Read more...
Join the PhoneGap Windows Phone Porting Challenge by Colene Chow | 20 May 2013 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone, News As you may know, PhoneGap supports the Windows Phone platform including the new capabilities in Windows Phone 8 , including IE 10. We’re excited to announce a fun new challenge from our friends at Microsoft: The PhoneGap Windows Phone Porting Challenge!Do you have an existing PhoneGap app? Port your PhoneGap app to the Windows Phone Store. Not only will you reach a wider audience to expose your app to, but you could also win some cool prizes! 20 winners in total with 3 grand prize winners... Read more...
jQuery Adds Support for Windows Store Apps by Colene | 01 Apr 2013 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone Our friends at Microsoft had some exciting news last week: jQuery added full support for Windows Store applications! The popular open source JavaScript Web framework jQuery is adding full support for Windows Store applications in the upcoming v2.0 release, thanks to recent contributions from appendTo with technical support from Microsoft Open Technologies, Inc. (MS Open Tech). Considering the opportunity Windows Store apps represent for developers, this is a great news for JavaScript... Read more...
Apache Cordova and Windows Phone 8 by Jesse MacFadyen | 21 Dec 2012 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone, Guide, Tutorial January 7, 2013 Update: We are live!Apache Cordova 2.3.0 with full support for Windows Phone 8 is available.Here’s the quick list of steps to follow to get started: Download Apache Cordova 2.3.0 Watch the 5’ tutorial on Channel9 Read the new ‘Getting Started’ Guide Read the rest of the post below for all the details!Over the last few months, we have been working to bring Windows Phone 8 (WP8) into Apache Cordova. I originally announced the newly supported device at the... Read more...
The Development Framework for Apps Running On The Internet of Things by Sravish Sridhar, Kinvey | 28 Nov 2012 | PhoneGap Blog, Guest Post, iOS, Android, Windows Phone At a recent dinner, I took part in a lively conversation about whether Apple will launch a new suite of home products. Imagine an iToaster, iMicrowave or even an iToothBrush – how would Apple re-imagine our common household appliances by combining its design aesthetic with relevant information? Since the dinner was filled with tech geeks, it wasn’t clear if people’s mouths were watering because of the food or the possibility of an iFridge.The funny thing is this discussion wasn’t all... Read more...
Announcing Apache Cordova support for Windows Phone 8 by Jesse MacFadyen | 30 Oct 2012 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone It’s been a busy morning here at the //build conference in Redmond, just piecing it all together nowOver the last month and half or so, we have been quietly working away on bringing Windows Phone 8 support to Apache Cordova. The SDK has been in private beta, so we had to fly under the radar, but I am proud to say we can finally talk about it!The majority of the effort has been done by Sergei Grebnov with tech support from the MSOpenTech team.Expect to see the repos landing in GitHub and... Read more...
Windows Phone & Apache Cordova/PhoneGap Hackathon by Jesse | 22 May 2012 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone, Event A couple weeks ago I had the pleasure of travelling to San Francisco to participate in a mobile app porting event organized and sponsored by Microsoft. This post is a little overdue now, however this was such a great event I just had to write about it. The goal of the event was to get a better understanding of the issues developers face when porting their Apache Cordova apps to Windows Phone. I have been focused on Windows Phone development for the last ~8 months, so it was a great... Read more...
PhoneGap Build welcomes Windows Phone 7 by Colene Chow | 24 Apr 2012 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone, PhoneGap Build The PhoneGap Build team is proud to introduce Windows Phone 7 as the latest addition to our platform lineup! With the addition of Windows Phone 7, developers are now able to reach a new and rapidly growing market. Haven’t heard of PhoneGap Build? PhoneGap Build is a service that allows developers to compile PhoneGap projects in the cloud. Instead of configuring environments and installing platform specific tools, PhoneGap Build allows developers to focus on writing apps. Simply upload your... Read more...
PhoneGap for Windows Phone: Getting Started by Colene Chow | 20 Dec 2011 | PhoneGap Blog, Windows Phone, News Yesterday, we announced the release of PhoneGap 1.3.0. This early holiday present included many improvements, new features and bug fixes across many platforms. One of the most exciting parts of PhoneGap 1.3 is the full support of Windows Phone, including the full PhoneGap API and Windows Phone Getting Started Guide. Developers can also enjoy a selection of PhoneGap plug-ins that support social networks - including Facebook, LinkedIn, Windows Live and Twitter - and a solid integration into... Read more...