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PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development HOTSHOT by Kerri Shotts

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Appendix B. Tips, Tricks, and Quirks

Even though we've been building apps specifically for Cordova/PhoneGap, there are still numerous differences between platforms and between operating systems within the platforms. Especially with Android, it's common for quirks to be present only on a particular brand, for example, an app might render oddly on an HTC smartphone but work perfectly on a Samsung device. It's impossible to test every configuration in cases like these, but it's worth documenting issues when you find them.

Tips

These tips are things I've encountered while working on this book and while writing other Cordova/PhoneGap apps. There's no real common theme here, but it might help save you a few minutes should you encounter the same problem ...

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