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PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development HOTSHOT by Kerri Shotts

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Managing your project's plugins

Plugins are the mechanism Cordova uses to provide native functionality to your app. There is a set of core plugins that used to be provided to each app by default in the 2.x days. Now they have been unbundled and need to be installed separately if you want to use them. While a little more labor intensive, it also solves the problem of apps requesting more permissions than they actually need.

Plugins can be installed from several different sources, and the CLIs provide mechanisms that make it easy to add plugins from your local machine, from a Git repository, or from the plugin repository at http://plugins.cordova.io. If the plugin you need is available in the plugin repository, this is probably the easiest way since ...

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