Archived Blog

All the old blog posts, written from 2008 to 2017

config.xml gets an update

Hey folks, starting today some of you found out config.xml on PhoneGap Build got an update. For most users this will have no change. But for some users who use the Cordova cli you will find your workflow just got easier. Basically we have allowed Cordova cli config.xml to be...

Automated Testing of PhoneGap & Cordova Apps

As a company that automates mobile application testing, we see our fair share of different technologies. Today, we want to highlight apps developed using the Phonegap/Cordova framework. We will demonstrate a few examples of how to automate functional testing for this framework. These so-called “hybrid” apps use html, css, and/or...

PhoneGap App Highlight: 0h n0

0h n0 is a lovely little logic game built with PhoneGap and just won a People’s Lovie Award for mobile gaming! The app is available on Android, iOS, Windows, Chrome Web Store and also on the web. How do you play? 0h n0 follows three rules: Blue dots can see...

PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.11

The PhoneGap Desktop App 0.1.11 is now available. This is a maintenance release that uses npm v3.3.3 to build the PhoneGap Desktop. Installation You can install the latest version of the PhoneGap Desktop App from our docs: Install on OS X Install on Windows Note: If you have an issue...

Android Builds Now Using Gradle By Default

All android builds using any PhoneGap version above 4.0.0 will now use Gradle by default. For most users this change will not have an effect. Users who know what this change means and realise the flexibility it provides to plugin authors and users will most likely dance. Rationale The main...

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...

A hole-in-one with PhoneGap at Foursum

Built by a team of golf fanatics and engineers, Foursum is a new kind of golf app designed to move beyond the first generation of scoring and flyover apps and create a complete platform for golfers to connect, compete and improve their game. Our aim is to complement the game...