Now that the prerequisites have been taken care of, we can install Cordova/PhoneGap. You can install one or the other, or both, on your system. To help you make that decision, let's go over some of the differences.
It's possible to do mobile app development using only the Cordova command-line interface (CLI). This requires the platform SDKs to be installed and properly configured.
Adding the PhoneGap CLI enables the use of Adobe's remote building capabilities, which means you don't need to have the platform SDKs installed in order to build your app. (There are caveats here; it is best to refer to the PhoneGap Build website at http://build.phonegap.com for more information.)
Installing the PhoneGap CLI will also install ...