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HTML5 iPhone Web Application Development by Alvin Crespo

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Chapter 10. Creating a Native iPhone Web Application

In this chapter, we look at transferring our native applications for iOS Safari to a native environment using the PhoneGap framework. We'll dive into setting up our development environment, including the setup of the Xcode IDE and use of the iOS Simulator. We'll build a HelloWorld example to demonstrate how easy it is to get going quickly, and then transfer our single-page application, built in Chapter 7, One-page Applications. Once we have a solid foundation on native application development, we'll enhance the single-page application by tying into native functionality using PhoneGap's Contacts API to bring in our contacts and display some of their information.

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