THE WORLD OF MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT is changing rapidly, and frameworks like PhoneGap
represent an important step in broadening that world to a very large audience of experienced web
developers. With PhoneGap, you can now transfer some (if not most) of your knowledge and skills
from the web world to the mobile app world.
This book introduces you to PhoneGap concepts, and helps you transition to where you’re building
functional apps — all without having to learn Objective-C or another similar language for native
Create cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn a new language!
Walks you through installing the development software
Covers the basics of each of PhoneGap's functional units
Introduces various projects you can build with the framework
Explores the features accelerameter and compass
Examines media, storage and files, camera, contacts, geolocation, and more
Within Beginning PhoneGap, each new chapter builds on the lessons taught in the previous so that by the end of the book, you can have mobile apps up and running!
"NOTE: Several significant changes to the PhoneGap software occurred shortly after this book was published. The author has written extra pages to address these and other changes. You can download the updates to this book from the book's support page on the Wrox website."