Build real, functional mobile apps with PhoneGap 3.x using Packt’s new book and eBook

June 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of its new book PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot by Kerri Shotts, a practical guide that will help readers create real-world apps. The print book is 450 pages long and is competitively priced at $53.99, while the eBook and Kindle versions are available for $28.04.

About the author:
Kerri Shotts has worked with computers for nearly 24 years. She obtained a degree in Computer Science and went on to become a soft ware test engineer. She was an Oracle database administrator for several years. Now she works as a technology consultant creating, implementing, and maintaining custom applications (both desktop and mobile), websites, graphics and logos, and much more for her clients.

PhoneGap is a free and open source framework that enables software programmers to build applications for mobile devices using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.

PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot is a step-by-step guide that takes programmers through 12 exciting individual projects. Each project moves through design and implementation of the app, and also provides suggestions to enhance it. Through this tutorial, readers will explore often-used design patterns in apps designed for mobile devices. From design to completion, readers will learn to develop real-world mobile applications through a fully practical, project-based approach.

PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot covers the following essential topics:

Project 1: Your First Project
Project 2: Localization and Globalization
Project 3: Mobile Application Design
Project 4: The File API
Project 5: Working with Audio
Project 6: Working with Still Images
Project 7: Capturing Video
Project 8: Sharing Content
Project 9: Devices of Different Sizes
Project 10: Maps and GPS
Project 11: Canvas Games and the Accelerometer
Project 12: Building a Backend – Working with Parse

About Packt:
Packt is one of the most prolific and fast-growing tech book publishers in the world. Originally focused on open source software, Packt books focus on practicality, recognizing that readers are ultimately concerned with getting the job done. Packt’s digitally-focused business model allows them to publish up-to-date books in very specific areas.


PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development Hotshot
Use PhoneGap 3.x effectively to build real, functional mobile apps ranging from productivity apps to a simple arcade game

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/phonegap-3-x-mobile-application-development-hotshot/book

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