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Introducing Hydration

The PhoneGap Build team would like to introduce our latest feature - Hydration.

So what exactly is it?

It’s a tool that delivers updates directly to your device while also significantly cutting down compile times during development.

We accomplish this by compiling a native binary that acts as a container for your mobile application.

Build uses heuristics to determine when a new binary needs to be generated resulting in a shorter compile time, less fumbling with downloads, easier versioning, and more time doing what actually matters, developing and testing!

We hope that Hydration will add another dimension to your development process and if you would like more information on Hydration have a look at our documentation.

If you have any questions or you would like to provide some feedback to our team we use our community support channel for most of our communication. Don’t hesitate to drop us a line!

* No devices were water damaged in the development of this feature.