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PhoneGap By Example by Andrey Kovalenko

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Chapter 1. Installing and Configuring PhoneGap

PhoneGap is an open source cross-platform framework used to build hybrid mobile applications. By hybrid, we mean HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS applications wrapped by a native shell. PhoneGap provides APIs to access the native function with JavaScript: accelerometer, camera, and so on.

All applications in this book have been developed on the Mac. However, you can easily carry out development on both Windows and Linux systems. The only small issue with PhoneGap development is building applications for Apple devices. If you want to test the application in an iOS emulator on your machine, you need a Mac operating system. If it is enough for you to build iOS applications with PhoneGap Build, then you could ...

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