App Development made easy with Packt’s WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap

November 2012 | WordPress

Packt is pleased to announce its new title WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap;the book that will help readers build geolocation mobile applications using WordPress and PhoneGap. Written by Liang Yuxian Eugene, this book guides readers through handling cross-platform issues and mobile devices with different screen sizes as well as offering a content management system for the content provided in the application.

PhoneGap is an open-source mobile development framework which enables software programmers to build applications for mobile devices using JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3, instead of device specific languages. This is also an ideal solution for those interested in creating an application that can run on multiple devices with the same code base.

WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap starts off by taking the readers through WordPress, followed by guidance on making use of various plugins and the GeoPlaces theme to provide geographic and API capabilities to WordPress. Readers will learn how to apply all the techniques and skills taught within the book, to a WordPress app based on the Twenty-Ten theme and create a cross-platform mobile app using PhoneGap.

Overall, readers will discover how they can leverage on WordPress as a content management system and serve content to mobile apps by exposing its API, learn how to build geolocation mobile applications using WordPress and PhoneGap, and get step-by-step instructions on how they can make use of jQuery and jQuery mobile to provide an interface between WordPress and the PhoneGap app.

WordPress Mobile Applications with PhoneGap book is for developers with basic knowledge of WordPress, HTML/CSS/JavaScript seeking to understand how to develop their know-how of creating cross-platform mobile applications using PhoneGap. This book is now available for purchase in print and popular e-book formats at the publisher book-page: http://www.packtpub.com/WordPress-mobil ... negap/book.


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Learn how to build geolocation mobile applications using Wordpress and PhoneGap

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/wordpress-mobile-applications-with-phonegap/book

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