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PhoneGap Essentials: Building Cross-Platform Mobile Apps by John M. Wargo

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8. Configuring a Windows Phone Development Environment for PhoneGap

Windows Phone is the most recent addition to the list of supported device platforms for PhoneGap; support for Windows Phone was added to the PhoneGap 1.1 release. Setting up a development environment for Windows Phone is similar to the iOS development setup; all you need to install is the standard development environment and the default PhoneGap installation files, and you’re ready to go.

The Windows Phone development tools and device simulators are supported only on Microsoft Windows. You will need a Windows PC or a Macintosh computer running Windows or a Windows virtual machine in order to develop PhoneGap applications for Windows Phone.

Installing the Windows Phone Development ...

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