Mobile App Dev with PhoneGap (ML009)




Want to develop applications for iOS and Android, but don’t want to learn yet another programming language? PhoneGap is your answer. With PhoneGap you can develop complete mobile applications using HTML5, Javascript and CSS.

And, these aren’t dumbed-down applications….
These are full-fledged mobile apps that can do everything from interact with device hardware such as the accelerometer, camera and geolocation tools to interacting with (iOS or Android) operating system to make phone calls or use Bluetooth.
In this soup-to-nuts PhoneGap course you’ll learn everything from setting up your PhoneGap environment to testing your app on your phone or tablet device. You’ll learn from extensive on camera demonstrations and be able to download the many examples you see the instructor create on screen. This course gets practical very quickly as you’ll be working with the phone hardware and interacting with the same real-world API’s that professional developers use everyday– such as Google Places and Google Maps.

At the end of the course, you’ll put it all together as you create full application using the Washington Transit API. This app is similar to the types of apps being placed in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store every day! You’ll join the ranks of companies like Logitech and Fan React who publish PhonGap apps directly to all of the major app stores.

If you have a fundamental understanding of HTML5 and Javascript you CAN build mobile applications with the PhoneGap library. Mobile App Development is the single Fastest Growing Segment of Development– Get in on the Action with Mobile App Development with PhoneGap today!

What you’ll learn

Use the PhoneGap Desktop app to create new PhoneGap mobile apps
Use the PhoneGap Desktop app and PhoneGap Mobile app to test new apps
Create a new PhoneGap app template
Test a PhoneGap project in the browser
Include the JQuery library for UI
Create single and multipage user interfaces
Create collapsible content blocks to optimize mobile screen space
Use jQuery Mobile UI elements to create usable mobile apps
Use the Local Storage object for permanent on-device storage
Storing data in the on-device database
Retrieving data from the on-device database
Obtain the device’s location using geolocation tools
Obtain location information with the Google Places API
Obtain location information and Maps from the Google Maps API
Play audio and video content on the device
Control media content using Javacript
Determine device position on X,Y and Z axis with the accelerometer
Use the accelerometer to move on-screen objects
Access device hardware including the camera
Obtain and save images with the camera
Detect gestures using the Hammer.js library
Integrate taps and press gestures in to your application
Integrate swipe and pan gestures in to your mobile app
Determine information about the device on which your app is running
Work with device orientation
Determine information about the network to which device is connected
Determine battery status of device
Send a push notification to an app
Process a push notification so it appears in the messaging bar
Configure the Config.xml for app release
Build with Adobe PhoneGap Build
Build with the Command Line Interface
Complete pre-release testing of a mobile app
Successful students in this course will have foundational knowledge of HTML and Javascript
A Mac or PC is required to complete this course
Who this course is for:
Developers who want to build apps that work on Android and iOS
Web Developers who want to extend their current skillsets in to mobile
Those with significant web assets they like to leverage for mobile applications


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