The compass plugin provides access to the device's compass in order to detect the direction (heading) that the device is pointed to (the compass measures the heading in degrees from 0 to 359.99, where 0 represents north). In order to use the compass in our Apache Cordova project, we need to use the following
cordova plugin add command:
>cordova plugin add https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf/cordova-plugin-device-orientation.git
In order to access the compass demo, you need to click on the Compass list item. You will be introduced to the Compass page. Then, you can click on the Start Watch Heading button in order to start watching the compass heading. You will be able to get the heading value, as shown in the following screenshot: ...