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

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9. Using PhoneGap Build

As you can see from the previous chapters, building PhoneGap applications for multiple mobile platforms can be a challenging endeavor. You have to install each platform’s SDK, as well as IDEs, build tools, simulators or emulators, and more. As you read through the chapters, you probably said to yourself, “There has got to be an easier way!” Fortunately, there is. The PhoneGap Build service provides the means to build PhoneGap applications in the cloud, without the need to install a bunch of software on a developer workstation. All you have to do is write your web applications using your web content editor of choice, upload the files to the cloud, and then let PhoneGap Build do the rest.

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