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PhoneGap Day EU Sept 26 in Berlin

Hey everyone! It’s that time again: PhoneGap Day EU! This year we’ve moved the event to Berlin on September 26. PhoneGap has grown significantly these past years with many thousands of developers publishing apps on all the stores. We’d like to invite you to join us and share in the...

Embed PhoneGap into Corona

Adding visual richness and interactivity to PhoneGap/Cordova-based apps is about to get a whole lot easier. With CoronaCards, you can now integrate Corona as a plugin into your existing native app. CoronaCards lets you take full advantage of Corona’s richness and ease-of-use, especially its graphics engine. Lots of things take...

Discover augmented reality on smart glasses with PhoneGap

As a pioneer in mobile Augmented Reality, Wikitude was the first company to provide an augmented reality plugin to users of the PhoneGap framework. With this plugin, developers can quickly and easily enrich their app with state of the art augmented reality technology. The use-cases range from displaying information of...

Firefox OS Phones for PhoneGap Devs

Mozilla is focused on finding the very best Open Web Apps to bring to Firefox OS — apps that deliver great experiences and local relevance to Firefox OS mobile users around the world. For HTML5 developers, powerful cross-platform tools make it easier to build apps for native platforms and to...

PhoneGap Beliefs, Goals, and Philosophy

This article seeks to clear up misunderstandings about the goals of PhoneGap. Our goals are wrought from our beliefs, and development philosophy. Understanding a free software project, like PhoneGap, requires more than knowledge of the implementation details. It requires understanding the individuals behind the code. Knowing the people and what motivates them...

PhoneGap, Cordova, and what’s in a name?

There has been some confusion in the PhoneGap community and to complement Simeon Bateman’s recent blog post, I want to make sure that everyone understands the entire story behind the PhoneGap name and how it relates to Apache Cordova. Late last year, Adobe/Nitobi donated the PhoneGap codebase to the Apache...

PhoneGap Training in New York

If you’re a web or mobile developer interested in building cross-platform mobile apps, then don’t miss Nitobi’s PhoneGap Training on November 20 in New York-the day after Web 2.0 Expo. In a day, we’ll teach you how to build impressive, cross-platform mobile apps with PhoneGap. PhoneGap is an open source...

PhoneGap 0.8.0 is Apple Approved

Its official: PhoneGap 0.8.0 is approved by Apple. After an epic amount of blog campaigning, twitter rebuttals, email group frustration and obfuscation hackery we can now say that Apple approves of PhoneGap. All along we knew that PhoneGap was within the licensing terms of the iPhone SDK and the unwarranted...

JSConf 2009 PhoneGap slides

Wow, this is an amazing conf. So much fun. Super well organized. Awesome people. Great food. Lots of crazy hackers creating amazing stuff. JavaScript is on the precipice of exploding into the mainstream for desktop, server and, of course, mobile development. PhoneGap at JSConf View more presentations from brianleroux. ›...

Nitobi Hackday Feb 7, 2009

Nitobi Hack Day is happening on Feb 7, 2009 from 10am to 6pm. (We’re rescheduling to avoid conflict with Ruby in the Rain.) This is not a contest: it is a competition however. And the competition is fierce. Show up early and your chances of success are less than a...

Goals for 2009

Remarkably I accomplished nearly everything on my list of goals for 2008 in some form. Rather than subjecting you to a boring recap of my personal minutia here’s what I hope to achieve this year. Technology to learn Learn Erlang. I’ve started a little early and its just fun. Mind....

Gastown and Nitobi Twitter Alerts with Yahoo Pipes

Nitobi People http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=hDtdHrW83RGsRqkiBRNMsA Nitobi Company and Products http://search.twitter.com/search.atom?q=phonegap+OR+nitobi+OR+cui Gastown Bars http://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/pipe.info?_id=pjYc8La83RGl8_zTbbsjiw › Visit the original post