Friday, August 29, 2014

Using PhoneGap CLI commands


PhoneGap V3.0 and later includes a CLI (Command Line Interface) that provides a suite of commands a developer can use to manage the complete lifecycle of an application.
This article explains the CLI commands and their usage.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Installing Windows Phone 8.1 emulator in Visual Studio 2013


After installing Windows 8.1 and Visual Studios 2013 Express update 2, I was unable to install Windows Phone 8.1 emulator. After running the exe file an error comes "This computer does not support the windows phone emulator, which requires 64-bit edition of Windows 8.1 Pro and a computer that supports Hyper-V". After a good search over the internet I found that if you want to run your Windows Phone 8.1 App in an emulator, there are requirements to be met before you can use the emulator. Here are the findings and time savers :

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Installing multiple versions of browser on one machine

Installing multiple versions of browser on one machine

Cross-browser testing of web pages is a biggest pain in the career of a User Interface developer. It is a necessary step that usually involves the use of multiple computers. This article share a method to do Cross-browser testing by installing multiple version of same browser on one machine.

Monday, July 7, 2014

Installing PhoneGap in Windows

Installing PhoneGap in Windows

Do you want to migrate from PhoneGap V2.9 or below to V3.0 or above? or Do you want to try the latest PhoneGap 3.5 Command Line tools or Do you just want to start learning PhoneGap?. This article will help you to do it by completing the first step towards PhoneGap V3.X, which is installing PhoneGap on Windows Machine as the process includes installation of many required libraries which are not mentioned in the PhoneGap Website.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Cordova/PhoneGap app not working on iOS 8.0 Beta (resolved)

Cordova/PhoneGap app and iOS 8.0 Beta
While testing the Cordova/PhoneGap App in iOS8.0 simulator on XCode 6 beta, I found that there is a known issue in the software due to which Cordova/Phonegap Apps are broken.

Friday, February 28, 2014

Cordova CLI (Command Line Interface) after v3.0

Cordova CLI (Command Line Interface) after v3.0

A command-line interface (CLI) is a means of interacting with a computer program where the user (or client) issues commands to the program in the form of successive lines of text (command lines).

Lets check the PhoneGap/Cordova CLI after v3.0 :-

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Apache Cordova before and after v3.0

Apache Cordova before and after v3.0

Apache Cordova (http://cordova.apache.org) is a free, open source framework for building cross-platform native applications using HTML5.
Recently developers of Cordova released v3.0 which is the major update as it is very different from the previous versions. Here are some of the major differences I came to know :