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PhoneGap 3.4.0 Released

The Adobe PhoneGap team is happy to announce the release of PhoneGap 3.4.0!

FireFox OS

By 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 firefoxos

To 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 hardening and bug fixes.

There are a large number of bug fixes and improvements to the Cordova engine across iOS, Android, BlackBerry10 and Windows Phone 8.

If you’re interested in diving into the details, then checkout the Cordova release notes.

How to Install PhoneGap

Mac and Linux:

$ npm install -g phonegap


C:\> npm install -g phonegap

How to Upgrade PhoneGap

Mac and Linux:

$ npm update -g phonegap


C:\> npm update -g phonegap

How to Upgrade an App

$ cd path/to/my-app

$ phonegap platform update <platform>

where platform is your desired mobile platform


the following plugins were tested against this release of PhoneGap:

  • cordova-plugin-battery-status: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-camera: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-console: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-contacts: 0.2.8
  • cordova-plugin-device: 0.2.8
  • cordova-plugin-device-motion: 0.2.6
  • cordova-plugin-device-orientation: 0.3.5
  • cordova-plugin-dialogs: 0.2.6
  • cordova-plugin-file: 1.0.0
  • cordova-plugin-file-transfer: 0.4.1
  • cordova-plugin-geolocation: 0.3.6
  • cordova-plugin-globalization: 0.2.6
  • cordova-plugin-inappbrowser: 0.3.1
  • cordova-plugin-media: 0.2.8
  • cordova-plugin-media-capture: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-network-information: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-splashscreen: 0.2.7
  • cordova-plugin-vibration: 0.3.7

Issues and Improvements If you come across any issues while using PhoneGap, please file an issue! This can be a bug report or feature request.

All command-line usage issues can be submitted to the PhoneGap CLI Issue Tracker.

All application issues can be submitted to the Cordova Issue Tracker.