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Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 Unleashed, Third Edition by Mike Snell, Lars Powers

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Writing Mobile Apps

Visual Studio allows developers to target mobile devices in many ways. You can create websites that use the SPA template to be adaptive to various device sizes. Of course, Visual Studio enables native Windows Phone and Windows Store applications. New to Visual Studio 2015 is the ability to write native, cross-platform applications using Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova.

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Apache Cordova (http://cordova.apache.org/) is an open source project that provides an application wrapper and device APIs for accessing native features on Mac, Windows, and Linux.

The Apache Cordova tools allow you to build and debug apps that target iOS, Android, Windows, and Windows Phone from a single Visual Studio project. You can run and ...

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