This is a talk sharing TripCase’s (http://phonegap.com/app/tripcase/) experience with (and without) PhoneGap Build. We’ll walk through our journey and discuss how it shaped expectations on how quickly we should be getting our code in the hands of fellow testers and stakeholders.
We talk about Don’s new book, Motorola Mobility’s sale to Lenovo, the Julia programming language, Erlang’s new features including hashes, Chrome WebApps in PhoneGap, and more.
Google has announced and released a preview for porting Chrome Apps to mobile devices. Tentively called Mobile Chrome Apps the whole thing can be found over at Github. What this does is bring most the Chrome Web app API to Android and iOS. It does that by wrapping up cordova/phonegap with some custom plugins in a tool that allows import of those existing web apps.
Joel and Ken cover: A twitter conversation wherein Scala is bigger than COBOL for job hunters, but not bigger than Pizza Delivery Dzone – My Java EE 8 Wishlist 160 million credit cards hacked by “high tech” cyber criminal gang over the past decade. Probably one of the most successful/destructive hacking groups ever. Their main … Read More
PhoneGap 3.0 was released at PhoneGap day in Portland, OR last week. This article looks at the great changes with this new release.
[iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/68192281 640 480] From the abstract: “The popular cross-platform mobile application framework, PhoneGap, has established itself over the past few years as a useful tool when writing applications for multiple platforms based on standards-based web technologies. PhoneGap, or its Apache Software Foundation-goverened engine called Cordova, is gearing up for a 3.0 release in July … Read More
Phonegap applications can be extended with plugins to add additional functionality. Historically, installing plugins meant copying a bunch of files into the correct places in your project. Andrew Lunny wrote the Cordova Plugin Specification and pluginstall. Pluginstall is a tool that automates the installation of plugins which conform to the plugin specification. In addition to … Read More