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PhoneGap: Exploring Basic Features

PhoneGap: Exploring Basic Features

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Expected Duration
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Expertise Level

PhoneGap enables an HTML and JavaScript developer to develop and publish native apps for an array of mobile platforms. In this course, you will learn about the history, features, prerequisites, and installation of PhoneGap. You will also learn publishing an app through Phone Build and testing, debugging, and maintenance of the app published through PhoneGap.

Target Audience
This path is targeted for web designers and web developers who want to develop native apps for mobile devices using HTML and JavaScript


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Lesson Objectives

PhoneGap: Exploring Basic Features

  • start the course
  • describe the history of PhoneGap and identify the key features
  • describe the architecture of PhoneGap and identify the platforms supported in PhoneGap
  • compare Apache Cordova features with PhoneGap features
  • identify the prerequisites for working with PhoneGap
  • install Node.js on Windows
  • install PhoneGap on Windows
  • install Android Development Environment on Windows
  • install Node.js on Mac
  • install PhoneGap on Mac
  • install Android Development Environment on Mac
  • identify the prerequisites for working with PhoneGap Build
  • create a "Hello World" application
  • create keychain file for Android and certificate file for IOS
  • create a provisioning profile for IOS using the certificate file
  • publish your first app using PhoneGap Build
  • troubleshoot build issues
  • work with PhoneGap Desktop app
  • work with PhoneGap Android Developer app
  • test your app in Android and iOS
  • work in debug mode
  • update and manage your app with Hydration
  • publish a sample app with PhoneGap Build and test it on a phone
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    Expertise Level