If you think developing an application ? whatever android or others platform and also it’s base on phoneGap . then you first know about  PhoneGap Fundamentals.  today I will write this article for who are the interest developing application. PhoneGap is probably the most popular framework for building hybrid apps for mobile devices.
It essentially allows you to build the majority of your app using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript and then deploys that app to different platforms with little or no rework.When you start developing an app with PhoneGap you have the choice  multitude of different environments. like

For which method you start with, it is easy to put your code to another platform. if you start developing your app for Windows Phone , it is fairly easy to then take your PhoneGap source code and move it into an Android environment.

How To Work PhoneGap

Now all mobile devices have a web browser, standards compliant support for HTML5 in that browser. At its core PhoneGap creates an application that is basically a web browser that hosts your HTML5 application. HTML5 to refer to the combination of HTML5, CSS and JavaScript.

PhoneGap Build Structure
It’s important to understand that the web browser PhoneGap uses is still provided by the operating system, and as such provides the same level of HTML5 support. so that means that when developing your PhoneGap application you cannot assume that the full HTML5 specification.

Native Operating System Features:

PhoneGap Has Big Opportunity they provide Native API. This means you can still call into and utilize native features (like the camera or accelerometer) using JavaScript.the Real Power is PhoneGap Native API. You can use Same Code in all operating systems.Like capturing a picture JavaScript Code Work for IOS Android And Windows Phone . That’s Amazing .

PhoneGap Key Component

  1. Your HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript Source Code: This is the actual code your app is built with.
  2. An OS Specific Wrapper: This is the bit that’s specific to the OS your building for, that allows PhoneGap to build and deploy your source code.
When you are developing in pretty much the same way for any OS, there is an element of the project that will be specific to the OS. For example, that if you want to deploy an app that was originally developed in an Android environment, to an iOS environment, you will need to build up the iOS wrapper. 

Advantages of PhoneGap Build

There’s a lot great about PhoneGap build:
  1. Speed up the building process
  2. Simplify your source control structure
  3. Simplify your development deployments
  4. No need to maintain several different OS wrappers

Disadvantages of PhoneGap Build

  • PhoneGap build isn’t free (as of writing this it is free for 1 app)
  • The version of PhoneGap used by PhoneGap build tends to lag behind the latest PhoneGap version.(as of writing this PhoneGap is at version 3.3, and PhoneGap Build is supporting 3.1)
  • Deploying a new development version requires a good web connection for both deploying and receiving
Choosing PhoneGap as your mobile app framework can be a smart move if you want to deploy you app cross platform or you want to leverage existing HTML5 skill set. It is a powerful framework, and can provide a quick way to build and deploy mobile apps.

That said it does have downsides such as performance and impaired user experience, so it is certainly not the solution for everyone.

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