Today at its Software Conference in Paris Intel presented its HTML5 development tools.
There is an intriguing comment here:
…continue reading Intel fights back against iOS with free tools for HTML5 cross-platform mobile development
On Adobe’s Tools and Services page there is an intriguing remark about the company’s plans for a code editor. “We think there’s a need for a different type of code editor – we’re working on something and will have more to share soon.”
That something is Brackets, a code editor written in HTML and
New features in PhoneGap 2.0 include Windows Phone support, WebView which lets you embed
…continue reading PhoneGap 2.0 released with WebView, Windows Phone support
I am looking forward to trying out Adobe’s new Creative Suite 6 but have not yet got my hands on it. However one thing I am watching with interest is the work Adobe is doing to integrate PhoneGap developing into the suite, in particular in Dreamweaver.
PhoneGap lets you build native mobile apps for several
…continue reading Adobe Dreamweaver CS6, PhoneGap Build, and HTML5 app tooling
Many iOS apps which rely on web storage APIs for persistent data have been broken by the recent upgrade to iOS 5.1. The issue affects apps built with PhoneGap or others which use WebKit APIs to store data. The affect for users is that they lose all their data after the upgrade. For example, it
…continue reading Apple breaks web storage in iOS 5.1, does not care about web apps?
The hot cross-platform mobile toolkit PhoneGap was created by Nitobi, a company acquired by Adobe last year. Almost at the same time, the project was submitted to Apache as an open source project. However, the Apache project is not called PhoneGap; it was briefly known as Callback and is now called Cordova (the name of
…continue reading PhoneGap is Adobe, Cordova is Apache
Adobe has announced the acquisition of Nitobi, the company which created and sponsors the open source PhoneGap project for creating cross-platform mobile applications using HTML5 technology.
Apparently this does not affect the plan to donate PhoneGap to the Apache Software Foundation:
We are also excited to announce our donation of the PhoneGap code to the
…continue reading Adobe acquires PhoneGap company Nitobi
Nitobi’s Brian LeRoux, who works on PhoneGap, has announced the start of a process to move the project to the Apache Software Foundation:
We have initialized the process to contribute PhoneGap to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). The process is straightforward beginning w/ a submission of a proposal to the ASF that describes the move
…continue reading PhoneGap likely to move to Apache Software Foundation
I’ve just spotted that PhoneGap has reached version 1.0. The release was announced at PhoneGap day in Portland, on Friday 29th July.
I have spent some time trying out various cross-platform mobile development tools. PhoneGap is among the most interesting and popular, and is also open source and free to use. If you believe that
…continue reading PhoneGap is at version 1.0