Book Review: PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development


PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development
Kerri Shotts
“Create useful and exciting real-world apps for iOS and Android devices with 12 fantastic projects”
Packt Publishers
https://www.packtpub.com/application-development/phonegap-3x-mobile-application-development-hotshot

Book Cover: PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development

Book Cover: PhoneGap 3.x Mobile Application Development

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Adding Cordova APIs to Android via CLI: Camera and File APIs – shoot picture and upload to server folder with PHP


In this article, we are continuing our exploration of the Cordova APIs. On this page, we’ll explore the Camera and File APIs to get a photo onto the server. Here, we’ll learn how to upload the image to a server directory after shooting it.

This article requires that you have a server with PHP installed, are able to upload a file to it, and the server accepts uploads. My simple server has a CPanel interface that allowed me to do all of the above. (Don’t worry; I’m going to give you the steps for all of this.)

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Adding Cordova APIs to Android via CLI: Accelerometer and Camera


In this beginner’s article, we’ll see what’s involved in adding the Cordova APIs to an PhoneGap Android project. It was written to help get your feet wet in case you’ve never tried it. An API (application programming interface) will allow us to use the features of the smartphone, such as accelerometer, camera, com
pass, and other features. In the case of Cordova’s PhoneGap, this APIs come in the form of plugins. They need to be added to the project on an as-needed basis.

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