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PhoneGap Essentials by Ivan Turkovic

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Chapter 5. First PhoneGap Application

This will be the first chapter dedicated to creating an application instead of providing tasks related to preparing or managing the application development process. In this chapter, we will discover how the application is structured and how to properly use it:

  • Starting a new application
  • Project folder structure
  • Core PhoneGap events
  • Essential plugins

Starting a new application

Until now we have been learning how to set up the environment, how we can use the command-line interface (CLI), and how to use the most basic plugins. Now, if we followed the installation process, we should be able to create our first application and see how it works. For the following chapters, we will be using the Android simulator or a native ...

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