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PhoneGap Essentials by Ivan Turkovic

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Using PhoneGap Build

PhoneGap Build is one of the major differences between PhoneGap and Cordova. This applies to the PhoneGap command-line interface, which has a built-in support for PhoneGap Build. The PhoneGap command-line is able to build binary applications remotely with the help of PhoneGap Build.

There are various reasons why this is more useful than building them locally. The main reason is that PhoneGap Build has the built-in support for building binary applications only for the following platforms:

  • iOS
  • Android
  • Windows Phone

While there are just three platforms, it is worth mentioning that if you use local PhoneGap, Windows applications can be built only on the Windows computer, iOS applications can be built on Mac OS computers only, and Android ...

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