Course: Exploring PhoneGap

$131.89 incl. vat


duration: 6 hours |

Language: English (US) |

access duration: 90 days |


In this PhoneGap training course you will learn the basics of PhoneGap. You will learn about the history, conditions and installation of PhoneGap. You also learn how to publish an app via Phone Build and learn to test, debug and maintain the app by using PhoneGap. In the second part of this course you will learn how to publish an application using the command line interface and the use of APIs for example, to access the camera and geo -location .


After this course you are familiar with the basic functionality of PhoneGap and are you familiar with the development of native mobile apps using HTML and JavaScript.


To follow this course it is recommended that you have a basic knowledge of programming.

Target audience

Software Developer


Exploring PhoneGap

6 hours

PhoneGap: Exploring Basic Features

  • start the course
  • describe the history of PhoneGap and identify the key features
  • describe the architecture of PhoneGap and identify the platforms supported in PhoneGap
  • compare Apache Cordova features with PhoneGap features
  • identify the prerequisites for working with PhoneGap
  • install Node.js on Windows
  • install PhoneGap on Windows
  • install Android Development Environment on Windows
  • install Node.js on Mac
  • install PhoneGap on Mac
  • install Android Development Environment on Mac
  • identify the prerequisites for working with PhoneGap Build
  • create a "Hello World" application
  • create keychain file for Android and certificate file for IOS
  • create a provisioning profile for IOS using the certificate file
  • publish your first app using PhoneGap Build
  • troubleshoot build issues
  • work with PhoneGap Desktop app
  • work with PhoneGap Android Developer app
  • test your app in Android and iOS
  • work in debug mode
  • update and manage your app with Hydration
  • publish a sample app with PhoneGap Build and test it on a phone

PhoneGap: Exploring Advanced Features

  • start the course
  • define PhoneGap command line interface and identify its features
  • create a "Hello World!" app
  • publish your first app through PhoneGap command line interface
  • work with the app structure
  • configure and test your app in iOS
  • configure and test your app in Android
  • extend your app by adding PhoneGap plugin
  • remove a plugin from your app
  • describe hooks
  • work with hooks in your app
  • debugging app in Android and iOS through chrome and safari
  • work with geolocation API
  • access and use accelerometer in your app
  • access and use camera in your app
  • work with network API to access networking in your app
  • work with Bluetooth API to access Bluetooth in your app
  • access and use contacts information of a device in your app
  • use calling and messaging feature in your app
  • access and use file system of a device in your app
  • use media-like videos and sound in your app
  • use barcode scanning API to read barcode in your app
  • use notifications in your app
  • use web services to display data in your app
  • create an app to capture an image and save it in your phone's gallery

Course options

We offer several optional training products to enhance your learning experience. If you are planning to use our training course in preperation for an official exam then whe highly recommend using these optional training products to ensure an optimal learning experience. Sometimes there is only a practice exam or/and practice lab available.

Optional practice exam (trial exam)

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice exam. This practice exam comprises a number of trial exams which are very similar to the real exam, both in terms of form and content. This is the ultimate way to test whether you are ready for the exam. 

Optional practice lab

To supplement this training course you may add a special practice lab. You perform the tasks on real hardware and/or software applicable to your Lab. The labs are fully hosted in our cloud. The only thing you need to use our practice labs is a web browser. In the LiveLab environment you will find exercises which you can start immediatelyThe lab enviromentconsist of complete networks containing for example, clients, servers,etc. This is the ultimate way to gain extensive hands-on experience. 


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