Chapter 8

Using PhoneGap Plug-Ins

PhoneGap comes with a set of JavaScript APIs that are used to access native phone features, such as camera, storage, contacts, geolocation, etc., to build cross mobile applications. If you want to do something that is not available in a PhoneGap API, you can leverage the PhoneGap plug-in.

In any technology, it's common practice to reuse a feature that is already available and tested. There are significant third party plug-ins available for the PhoneGap. For example, the authentication mechanism to access Facebook, access a third party service for Mobile Push notification, etc.

What Is PhoneGap Plug-In?

PhoneGap plug-in is an extension of the PhoneGap feature. It accesses a piece of functionality on the phone. ...

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