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iPhone Location Aware Apps by Example by Zeeshan Chawdhary

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Time for action — using Titanium Appcelerator for building the Hello Location app

While PhoneGap is a good tool to build cross-platform mobile apps using HTML5 and CSS3 standards, the drawback of PhoneGap is that it is still a web-app wrapped in a native app. So, basically, it is non-native mobile app development. The controls and UI are all HTML-based. You don't get the native app look-and-feel for PhoneGap-based apps.

This is where Titanium Appcelerator excels; it converts your HTML5/CSS3/JS app into a complete native app through its extensive compilation and optimizations process. So the end result is a native UI look-and-feel for your app. As it is compiled to the device's architecture, it also performs faster. So let's get started ...

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