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Beginning App Development with Parse and Phonegap by Stephan Alber, Wilkins Fernandez

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CHAPTER 1

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Introduction

Let’s start with the basics! What is PhoneGap? What is Parse? Even if you already know about PhoneGap or Parse, you will still find it worthwhile to read this section, as we’ll explain the motivation behind and benefits of combining the two.

After providing a brief description of PhoneGap and Parse, we will talk about previous knowledge and requirements, discuss some code standards, and present a general overview of what you will learn about PhoneGap and Parse.

What Is PhoneGap?

PhoneGap is an open source project used to build mobile applications. It takes your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code, and packages them into an executable ...

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