Building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap – Interview with Tom Myer

In this twelve minute interview with Tom Myer, Web developer and author we learn his perspective regarding the power and flexibility of PhoneGap for building Mobile Applications. We also talk about his book entitled, “Beginning PhoneGap” published by Wrox press.

What is PhoneGap?

PhoneGap is an open source solution, ideal for web developers wanting to build cross-platform mobile apps without having to learn new programming languages. Using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, PhoneGap allows you to jump into the mobile world and develop apps for iPhone, Android, and the BlackBerry. PhoneGap was purchased by the Adobe corporation.

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Specifically we learn:

* Who developed Phonegap and why
* What skills are required for building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap
* What are the pros and cons of building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap
* What Mobile Apps can you build with PhoneGap
* How does mobile frameworks like jQuery fit in building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap
* What would you recommend for designers and developers that want to get started building Mobile Apps with PhoneGap
* Beginning PhoneGap” published by Wrox press
* About the book “Beginning PhoneGap” published by Wrox press

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