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PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development HOTSHOT

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Learn
  • Explore localization and globalization
  • Create, save, and retrieve data using persistent device storage
  • Record audio using a microphone
  • Capture images and video using a camera
  • Share content to social media networks
  • Optimize your app for tablet-sized devices
  • Locate the user's device using geolocation
  • Interact with the accelerometer to create a fun arcade game
  • Use core and third-party plugins to extend PhoneGap
  • Look at mobile application design patterns
About

PhoneGap allows you to use your existing knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create useful and exciting mobile applications.

This book will present you with 12 exciting projects that will introduce you to the dynamic world of app development in PhoneGap. Starting with their design and following through to their completion, you will develop real-world mobile applications. Each app uses a combination of core PhoneGap technologies, plugins, and various frameworks covering the necessary concepts you can use to create many more great apps for mobile devices.

Features
  • Use PhoneGap 3.x effectively to build real, functional mobile apps ranging from productivity apps to a simple arcade game
  • Explore often-used design patterns in apps designed for mobile devices
  • Fully practical, project-based approach to give you the confidence in developing your app independently
Page Count 450
Course Length 13 hours 30 minutes
ISBN9781783287925
Date Of Publication 25 May 2014
What do we build?
What is responsive design?
Response 1 – scaling up
Response 2 – changing the layout
Response 3 – split view
Game Over..... Wrapping it up
Can you take the HEAT? The Hotshot Challenge

Authors

Kerri Shotts

Kerri Shotts has worked with computers for nearly twenty-four years. Her love for technology and programming started when she was introduced to her first computer: a Commodore 64. She obtained a degree in Computer Science while at college, and moved on to become Software Test Engineer. Afterwards, she became an Oracle Database Administrator for several years.

Now she works as a Technology Consultant thereby creating, designing, and maintaining custom applications (both desktop and mobile), websites, graphics and logos, and more for her clients. You can find her blog posts at her website (www.photokandy.com) and she is active on the Google Group and Adobe Forums for PhoneGap. When she isn't working, she enjoys photography, music, and fish-keeping. She is the author of five prior books published by Packt.