3. Configuring a Cordova Development Environment

To make it easier for developers to manage their projects, the Cordova project team built a single, unified command-line interface (CLI) that works across all of the Cordova supported mobile device platforms. This chapter illustrates how to install the Cordova CLI. The following chapter will show you how to use it to manage your Cordova projects.

The PhoneGap CLI is essentially the Cordova CLI with some additional commands added on. Most everything you learn in this chapter easily applies to the PhoneGap CLI as well. In Chapter 13, “Using the PhoneGap CLI,” I describe the additional capabilities provided by the PhoneGap CLI.

The instructions provided in this chapter cover both the Microsoft Windows ...

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