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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Jason Kneen

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Chapter 11. Platform Differences, Device Information, and Quirks

In this chapter, we will cover these recipes:

  • Gathering information about your device
  • Obtaining the device's screen dimensions
  • Understanding device orientation modes
  • Coding around the differences between the iOS and Android APIs
  • Ensuring that your device can make phone calls

Introduction

In this chapter, we are going to go through a number of platform differences between iOS and Android, as well as show you how to code around these differences. We'll also highlight how to gather information about the device on which your application is running, including its screen dimensions and capabilities, such as the ability to make a phone call.

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