Cross-Platform Mobile App Development: PhoneGap Review
If you’ve been considering building mobile applications, analternative to native applications is using HTML. By using HTML5, CSS3 and JS,the idea is that mobile applications can be created in a shorter time spanbecause developers can leverage their existing knowledge of HTML to create thebasis of a mobile application.
PhoneGap currently supports development for the iPhone, HPwebOS, Google Android, Windows Mobile, Symbian OS and BlackBerry operatingsystems. Support for recent versions, such as BlackBerry 5 and 6 and WindowsPhone 7, is currently being implemented. If you are interested in Samsung’sBada platform, PhoneGap support is “coming soon”.
Live Examples of PhoneGap
- Ribot Limited
As you are developing your mobile application with PhoneGap,you may have a need for offline storage, UI frameworks, notification or testing.PhoneGap makes it easy to integrate these other features by providing you links(http://www.phonegap.com/tools) tothese other organizations as well as forum support (http://wiki.phonegap.com/w/page/16494772/FrontPage).
If you are interested in live sample code, here are a coupleof samples that should get you going: