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All the old blog posts, written from 2008 to 2017
Filtering posts by author: Ryan Willoughby

PhoneGap CLI-6.3.0 Now on Build

PhoneGap 6.3.0 is now available on PhoneGap Build! To use it, add the following to your config.xml file: <preference name="phonegap-version" value="cli-6.3.0" /> Also noteworthy is that this version has been made the new default, so if you’re not locking the phonegap-version in your app’s config.xml, it will be built with...

Windows 10 and PhoneGap CLI-6.1.0 Now on Build

PhoneGap 6.1.0 is now available on Build, and with this release we’re adding support for Windows 10 Builds! To use it, add the following to your config.xml file: <preference name="phonegap-version" value="cli-6.1.0" /> Although this update only includes minor version increments on each platform, the release adds Windows 8.1 and Windows...

PhoneGap 6.0.0 Now Available on Build

PhoneGap 6.0.0 is now available on PhoneGap Build! To use it, add the following to your config.xml: <preference name="phonegap-version" value="cli-6.0.0" /> This update includes major version increments on all 3 platforms, including moving from the deprecated cordova-wp8 to cordova-windows. It includes the following individual platform releases: iOS: 4.0.1 Android: 5.1.0...

PhoneGap 5.2.0 Now Available on Build

PhoneGap 5.2.0 is now available on PhoneGap Build! To use it, add the following to your config.xml: <preference name="phonegap-version" value="cli-5.2.0" /> This version uses the following individual platform releases: - iOS: 3.9.1 - Android: 4.1.1 - *Winphone8: 3.8.1 Also make sure your third party plugins all are up-to-date, and that...

Deprecation of Public Plugins on PhoneGap Build

Don’t panic! A few months ago we announced support for building with Cordova plugins from the npm repository, and have since been encouraging plugin developers to publish plugins there instead of on Build. We’ve now disabled submission of public plugins to Build; they must be published to the npm repository....

Cordova 5.1.1 Now on PhoneGap Build

We’re happy to let you know that we’ve updated PhoneGap for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone on PhoneGap Build. The latest version can be used by setting the following in your config.xml: <preference name='phonegap-version' value='cli-5.1.1' /> This will build your PhoneGap app with the following individual platform versions (links to...

Cordova 3.5.0 Now on PhoneGap Build

PhoneGap Build has added support for Cordova 3.5.0. For more info about this release, check out these handy links: Apache Cordova 3.5.0 blog post (including changelog) Cordova iOS 3.5.0 source repo Cordova Android 3.5.0 source repo To build with 3.5.0, add the following to your config.xml: <preference name="phonegap-version" value="3.5.0" />...

OAuth and the PhoneGap Build Developer API

Some news for you devs using the PhoneGap Build Developer API: we’ve added support for the OAuth authentication protocol. Up to now, API developers wishing to authenticate against the API would use basic authentication to obtain an auth token, and use that token to access the API. However, this meant...

Cordova 3.4.0 Now on PhoneGap Build

PhoneGap Build has added Cordova 3.4.0! Here’s more info on what’s included: Adobe PhoneGap 3.4.0 blog post Cordova iOS release notes Cordova Android release notes Also, as a reminder, be aware that in July of this year we’ll be ending support for anything less than PhoneGap 3.0.0. This will include...

Cordova 3.3.0 Now on PhoneGap Build

Now that our holiday shakes are finally gone, PhoneGap Build can release Cordova 3.3.0! Here’s more info on what’s included: Adobe PhoneGap 3.3.0 blog post Cordova iOS release notes Cordova Android release notes What’s new in Cordova Windows Phone 8 We’re releasing Cordova 3.2.0 simultaneously (3.1.0 was our last release...

Cordova 3.1.0 Now on PhoneGap Build

PhoneGap Build is happy to announce that we now support Cordova 3.1.0. For more info on what’s included in this update, check out the Cordova 3.1.0 release blog post. You may have noticed that lately we’ve been deprecating older versions of Cordova with many of our releases. Thats not happening...

PhoneGap 2.9.0 Now on Build

We’ve just added support for PhoneGap 2.9.0 to PhoneGap Build! We highly recommend upgrading so you can take advantage of all of the bug fixes and performance enhancements that the Cordova team has been hard at work on – but also so the PhoneGap Build team can focus on support...

PhoneGap 2.7.0 now on Build

Great news, we’ve pushed 2.7.0 support to PhoneGap Build! With this release we’re deprecating anything less than PhoneGap 2.0.0. Check out the blog post where ‘we told you so’ for more info on why. For details on what’s changed in PhoneGap 2.7.0: phonegap.com 2.7.0 release blog post details on the...

BarcodeScanner Plugin

We’ve added support for another plugin to Adobe® PhoneGap™ Build for iOS and Android – BarcodeScanner. And more are coming! A single line of JavaScript in your PhoneGap app will launch the scanner, and upon detection of a barcode, control will be passed back to your app, along with the...

Update on PhoneGap Symbian & PhoneGap Palm

I’ve been a bit inactive on PhoneGap recently, as we’ve had some client projects on the go. Need those $$ to keep the open-source projects rollin. But since its been a while, I wanted to give at least a status update on the PhoneGap platforms that I maintain. There have...

Update on PhoneGap port to Qt for Symbian

After getting distracted for a while from my port of PhoneGap to Qt for Symbian, I’ve recently jumped back on it, tightening it up a bit and adding some APIs. We now have Geolocation, Vibration, Acceleration, & Orientation working. Now we already have a Symbian port of PhoneGap working and...

PhoneGap Palm now available

I just pushed my latest work on PhoneGap Palm to my github repo, and it should be pulled over to the main phonegap repo shortly. PhoneGap API’s available to Palm devices include geolocation, accelerometer, notification, orientation, sms, telephony, network, file (read only), and a limited selection of device properties (see...

PhoneGap for Symbian: Qt

During the initial stages of working on PhoneGap for Symbian using Web Runtime, some limitations were brought to light due to the fact that Nokia’s WRT is closed source: we are limited to the device functionality and platform support which Nokia has exposed. Nonetheless its a great technology and porting...

Tcktcktck (made w/ phonegap) available in ovi store

The Tcktcktck mobile application is now published and available in Nokia's Ovi Store to a selection of several S60 5th Edition devices. I believe it was recently approved in Blackberry's app world, so once the iTunes Store sorts itself out, we'll have a bit of a success story using PhoneGap...

PhoneGap for Symbian.WRT follow-up

To follow up with my last post, the WRT javascripts for  phonegap symbian are now up on my github account. Will get sintaxi to pull soon. But feel free to play with it for now. Nokia’s WRT (on Symbian OS) is real easy to use, especially with the PG libraries...

PhoneGap for Symbian.WRT Update

After spending some time on the Tcktcktck mobile app (built using PhoneGap, pictured), I’m back on PhoneGap. The PhoneGap port formerly known as PhoneGap Nokia should and will be renamed to PhoneGap Symbian (WRT), since Nokia’s Web Runtime is part of newer versions of Symbian OS, which is not limited...

PhoneGap Nokia

I just pushed my work on porting PhoneGap for Nokia WRT (Web Runtime) on the s60 platform to my github repo, and will get brock to drop it into the main PhoneGap repo over very soon, but I just wanted to get it out that PhoneGap for nokia is on...