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Mastering PhoneGap Mobile Application Development
Mastering PhoneGap Mobile Application Development

PhoneGap is a useful and flexible tool that enables you to create complex hybrid applications for mobile platforms. In addition to the core technology, there is a large and vibrant community that creates third-party plugins that can take your app to the next level. This book will guide you through the process of creating a complex data-driven hybrid mobile application using PhoneGap web technologies, and third-party plugins. A good foundation is critical, so you will learn how to create a useful workflow to make development easier. From there, the next version of JavaScript (ES6) and the CSS pre-processor SASS are introduced as a way to simplify creating the look of the mobile application. Responsive design techniques are also covered, including the flexbox layout module. As many apps are data-driven, you'll build an application throughout the course of the book that relies upon IndexedDB and SQLite. You'll also download additional content and address how to handle ...
Mastering PhoneGap Mobile Application Development
Mastering PhoneGap Mobile Application Development

PhoneGap is a useful and flexible tool that enables you to create complex hybrid applications for mobile platforms. In addition to the core technology, there is a large and vibrant community that creates third-party plugins that can take your app to the next level. This book will guide you through the process of creating a complex data-driven hybrid mobile application using PhoneGap web technologies, and third-party plugins. A good foundation is critical, so you will learn how to create a useful workflow to make development easier. From there, the next version of JavaScript (ES6) and the CSS pre-processor SASS are introduced as a way to simplify creating the look of the mobile application. Responsive design techniques are also covered, including the flexbox layout module. As many apps are data-driven, you'll build an application throughout the course of the book that relies upon IndexedDB and SQLite. You'll also download additional content and address how to handle ...
Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap
Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap

Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap teaches you how to start app development with Parse and PhoneGap: free and open source software. Using the building block languages of the web - HTML, JavaScript, and CSS - you'll be on your way to creating a fully working product with minimal effort as fast as possible. With over 25 years' of combined experience, the authors make daunting tasks seem trivial. There is no book on the market that can take you from designer to developer faster. Using Facebook's Parse as backend service, and Adobe's PhoneGap (or Cordova) as a mobile development framework, building a highly customizable application is easier than you can imagine. A basic understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS is not required, but it will help you pick up concepts faster. This book is geared toward a designer who wants to explore the world of application development. If you do not know anything about design, that's OK! We will walk you through step by ...
PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook
PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook

Developing mobile applications often feels intimidating. Especially when building cross-platform application. We have to learn a specific programming language to build an application for each platform. PhoneGap makes cross-platform mobile application development faster and easier by using web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript. This book gives you practical lessons on how to build a world class mobile application using PhoneGap. Whether you are a brand new to mobile application development, a web developer expert, or a seasoned mobile application developer, this book will guide you through creating hybrid mobile applications. Starting with setting up a development environment, the book moves on to utilizing a new PhoneGap command-line tool, installing plugins, and designing your application. It then moves on to concepts such as file system, storage, and local database, the book effectively lays a solid base for advanced topics. ...
Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap
Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap

Beginning App Development with Parse and PhoneGap teaches you how to start app development with Parse and PhoneGap: free and open source software. Using the building block languages of the web - HTML, JavaScript, and CSS - you'll be on your way to creating a fully working product with minimal effort as fast as possible. With over 25 years' of combined experience, the authors make daunting tasks seem trivial. There is no book on the market that can take you from designer to developer faster. Using Facebook's Parse as backend service, and Adobe's PhoneGap (or Cordova) as a mobile development framework, building a highly customizable application is easier than you can imagine. A basic understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS is not required, but it will help you pick up concepts faster. This book is geared toward a designer who wants to explore the world of application development. If you do not know anything about design, that's OK! We will walk you through step by ...
PhoneGap for Enterprise
PhoneGap for Enterprise

This book covers the necessary concepts you'll need to build useful, rich, secure enterprise apps for mobile devices, and also explains portions of an example enterprise app development so that you have a working demonstration of the concepts in the book. The book focuses heavily on security concepts such as authorization, SSL and certificates, source code protection, local data store encryption, and so on, as ensuring a secure channel of communication between the user and the enterprise servers is critical. The book explores the entire app's design, covering the data model and business logic you'll use for your app. It then moves on to cover how to build middle-tier communication between the middle tier and the mobile device, handling application and network events (such as a network going offline), and culminates by showing you how to work with various rich presentation technologies. ...
Beginning NFC
Beginning NFC

Jump into the world of Near Field Communications (NFC), the fast-growing technology that lets devices in close proximity exchange data, using radio signals. With lots of examples, sample code, exercises, and step-by-step projects, this hands-on guide shows you how to build NFC applications for Android, the Arduino microcontroller, and embedded Linux devices. You'll learn how to write apps using the NFC Data Exchange Format (NDEF) in PhoneGap Arduino, and node.js that help devices read messages from passive NFC tags and exchange data with other NFC-enabled devices. If you know HTML and JavaScript, you're ready to start with NFC. ...
PhoneGap for Enterprise
PhoneGap for Enterprise

This book covers the necessary concepts you'll need to build useful, rich, secure enterprise apps for mobile devices, and also explains portions of an example enterprise app development so that you have a working demonstration of the concepts in the book. The book focuses heavily on security concepts such as authorization, SSL and certificates, source code protection, local data store encryption, and so on, as ensuring a secure channel of communication between the user and the enterprise servers is critical. The book explores the entire app's design, covering the data model and business logic you'll use for your app. It then moves on to cover how to build middle-tier communication between the middle tier and the mobile device, handling application and network events (such as a network going offline), and culminates by showing you how to work with various rich presentation technologies. ...
PhoneGap Social App Development
PhoneGap Social App Development

Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results. This book will guide you through using the Twitter JSON API and Phonegap as a simple way to consume social media content. You'll also be able to share content to Twitter using the Twitter Web Intents. Learn how to consume content using Twitter's JSON API. Learn how to use the Twitter Web Intents to share content on the Twitter social network. Learn how to install plugins for Phonegap. Learn how to create apps for multiple platforms using the same code. ...
PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development
PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development

Do you want to create mobile apps that run on multiple mobile platforms? With PhoneGap (Apache Cordova), you can put your existing development skills and HTML, CSS, and JavaScript knowledge to great use by creating mobile apps for cross-platform devices. PhoneGap 2.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot - covers the concepts necessary to let you create great apps for mobile devices. The book includes ten apps varying in difficulty that cover the gamut - productivity apps, games, and more - that are designed to help you learn how to use PhoneGap to create a great experience. ...
Beginning PhoneGap
Beginning PhoneGap

PhoneGap is a growing and leading open-source mobile web apps development framework that lets developers build JavaScript and HTML5-based web applications with native wrappers for more than six mobile platforms, including iOS, Android, and BlackBerry. This framework lets you build HTML- and JavaScript-based apps and still take advantage of native mobile device capabilities like camera, localStorage, geolocation, storage and much more, irrespective of the mobile platform you target. It also lets you use more specialized JavaScript frameworks like jQuery Mobile and more. Beginning PhoneGap is a definitive, one-of-a-kind book that teaches the fundamentals and strategies behind cross-platform mobile application development. Instead of learning languages like Objective-C, focus on building apps from day one for Android, iOS, Blackberry, WebOS and Symbian - without the complexities of these platforms. ...
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