PhoneGap: Exploring Advanced Features

This path is targeted for web designers and web developers who want to develop native apps for mobile devices using HTML and JavaScript.


Expected Duration
120 minutes

PhoneGap enables an HTML and JavaScript developer to develop and publish native apps for an array of mobile platforms. In this course, you will learn to publish an app through command line interface; extend your app with hooks and plugins; and work with native API to access camera, accelerometer, geolocation, and host of other native features.


Working with PhoneGap CLI

  • start the course
  • define PhoneGap command line interface and identify its features
  • create a “”Hello World!”” app
  • publish your first app through PhoneGap command line interface
  • work with the app structure
  • configure and test your app in iOS
  • configure and test your app in Android

Extending your App with Plugins and Hooks

  • extend your app by adding PhoneGap plugin
  • remove a plugin from your app
  • describe hooks
  • work with hooks in your app
  • debugging app in Android and iOS through chrome and safari

Working with Native APIs: Basic Features

  • work with geolocation API
  • access and use accelerometer in your app
  • access and use camera in your app
  • work with network API to access networking in your app
  • work with Bluetooth API to access Bluetooth in your app
  • access and use contacts information of a device in your app

Working with Native APIs: Advance Features

  • use calling and messaging feature in your app
  • access and use file system of a device in your app
  • use media-like videos and sound in your app
  • use barcode scanning API to read barcode in your app
  • use notifications in your app
  • use web services to display data in your app

Practice: Capture Image and Save in Gallery

  • create an app to capture an image and save it in your phone’s gallery





Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.