2. Anatomy of a Cordova Application

In the previous chapter, I provided you with an overview of Apache Cordova; before I start digging into all of the tools, capabilities, APIs, and so on, I want to give you a clear definition of what a Cordova application is. In this chapter, I show you what makes a web application a Cordova application and give you a tour of the sample application the Cordova team provides.

As mentioned at the beginning of the book, a Cordova application can do anything that can be coded in standard, everyday HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. There are web applications and Cordova applications, and the distinctions between them can be minor or can be considerable.

The sections in this chapter highlight different versions of the requisite ...

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