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Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova

by Matt Honeycutt

Your web development skills can be used to build more than web apps. This course will show you how you can use Visual Studio to create mobile applications for iOS and Android with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

What you'll learn

You can leverage the skills and tools you are already familiar with to build mobile applications with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova. In this course, Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, you will learn how to take your existing knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and create mobile applications without leaving the comfort of Visual Studio. You will learn the basics of Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, including how to configure the tools on your local environment. You will also learn how to create a new project, and deploy and debug that project on Android and iOS devices, both real and emulated. You will also explore how to use the tools and frameworks you already love, like AngularJS and Bootstrap, in your new mobile applications. Finally, you will see how to publish your applications on both the Android and iOS stores. When you're finished with this course, you'll have all the skills and knowledge you need to begin creating mobile applications of your own, and you'll feel confident entering the growing world of mobile application development.

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About the author

Matt Honeycutt is a software architect specializing in ASP.NET web applications, particularly ASP.NET MVC. He has over a decade of experience in building (and testing!) web applications. He’s an avid practitioner of Test-Driven Development, creating both the SpecsFor and SpecsFor.Mvc frameworks. He has served as the lead developer on numerous multi-million dollar software projects and enjoys finding elegant solutions to difficult problems. As life-long learner, Matt remains dedicated to expan... more

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