5 Simply Guide For PhoneGap App Development

5 Simply Guide For PhoneGap App Development

Introduction

PhoneGap is software used to develop hybrid mobile applications, as it does not require extra knowledge of programming language. PhoneGap is a framework that provides developers to make apps while using the APIs. Developers must know web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JAVASCRIPT.

PhoneGap provides applications on multiple platforms like iOS, Android, and Windows. It is open-source and freely available, and also it allows users to upload their data to the website and convert them into an app file. PhoneGap Mobile App Development Company is getting popular as they provide cross-platform apps which are very convenient and save a lot of time.

Nowadays, PhoneGap has a buzz in the market, and the demand is going to rise in the coming years, as it is cross-platform and support many devices.

Some of the simple steps for PhoneGap Development

Here We are sharing simply a guide to the PhoneGap development, which will help in easy installation and users can access it more easily:

Install and Develop your App

If you want to use the PhoneGap, you first have to install it, download the latest version of PhoneGap, unzip the file, open the file, click installation, and further process the App. After the installation process, create a new project and select the templates accordingly. Our project is built; now, we can easily add an app icon, add plugins, and change the settings.

You can go to project wizard, where you can set your workspace and your app name. HTML App framework allows you to easily create a mobile element like smooth scrolling, button, etc. Within the root directory, you can create a directory and create an index. Html files and drops the file in the code. You can right-click on the project and run your project.

Test your Application through Browser

PhoneGap provides cross-platform and different app access to the same framework through a web server, so to run your application on different devices, we have to test the App before distributing it over a network and accessing your App over a web server. If you are using a chrome browser, you can design your icon and debug the App by using the tools. Once you have finished testing, your App is ready to access and can create Hybrid apps, and now package apps are needed.

Package your Application

While making the App cross-platform, we need to wrap the web applications into the native apps so that apps can run on multiple devices easily. All the resources are securely stored in the native apps, and PhoneGap loads your HTML5 App into the web view. This view will display the applications to the users. So these packages are beneficial in creating a platform for applications to run on browsers easily and on mobile devices.

Access the APIs

After the package applications, the PhoneGap app can be downloaded from App stores and easily installed. With the PhoneGap, one can also access APIs, which are inbuilt and can make easy interaction with the device. APIs are beneficial and provide much functionality; some of the APIs are camera, accelerator, geolocation, audio, navigation, etc. all these functionalities are available to direct through the JavaScript object. You can also install plugins into your App to make it more convenient.

Test and Distribute your Application

To test, the App Native APIs need to run on the device. So, GapDebug allows you to install the .ipa file on your devices and run it to debug the errors. It is vital to test your App before installation as it will run on the browser and mobile, so it must be accurately working.

After testing, this is the last and very important to distribute your App on the App Store to get to know about the App; you need an application loader program that will make your App available so users can download it easily.

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