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PhoneGap 4 Mobile Application Development Cookbook by Zainul Setyo Pamungkas

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Chapter 1. Welcome to PhoneGap 3

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Installing PhoneGap 3
  • Creating a new project
  • Using the command line
  • Installing API plugins

Introduction

This chapter explains the basic information about PhoneGap and how to get started with using PhoneGap. PhoneGap 3 is a big release in PhoneGap's history so far. In the older version, we had to download PhoneGap manually every time there was a new release. The pain is now over. With PhoneGap command-line interface (CLI), which was released along with PhoneGap 3, we are able to install PhoneGap directly from the command line.

PhoneGap 3 has improved the workflow for building cross-platform hybrid mobile applications. Thanks to NodeJS, creating a new project, adding ...

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