PhoneGap Build Fundamentals

This course will teach you the fundamentals of creating cross-platform mobile apps using Adobe's PhoneGap Build cloud service and HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 11, 2017
Duration
2h 34m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jul 11, 2017
Duration
2h 34m
Description

The demand for mobile application developers is extremely high. However, learning each platform's native programming language and toolsets can be a significant, time consuming challenge. Fortunately, there's a better way! In this course, PhoneGap Build Fundamentals, you will reuse your existing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills to create mobile apps. Leveraging Adobe's PhoneGap Build cloud service, you'll build a complete app from scratch that is app store-ready. First, the course will cover the structure and configuration of a web-based mobile app. Next, you'll discover how to make the app feel native by adding plugins, how to test on mobile devices, and how to troubleshoot real world issues that may arise. Finally, you'll learn the entire app store submission process, from signing up for a developer account to releasing an app on all the major platforms. By the end of this course, you'll be comfortable creating professional, web-based mobile applications using PhoneGap Build.

About the author
About the author

Matt Netkow is a full stack developer consultant for Slalom, a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future. With over 10+ years of professional experience, he specializes in .NET enterprise solutions and cross-platform web-based mobile application development.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Matt Netkow, and welcome to my Pluralsight course, PhoneGap Build Fundamentals. I am a full stack developer consultant at Slalom. The demand for mobile application developers is extremely high. Unfortunately, learning each platform's native programming language and toolsets can be a significant, time-consuming challenge. Fortunately, there's a better way. In this course we are going to use Adobe's PhoneGap Build Cloud service along with web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create mobile apps. Some of the major topics include structure and configuration. How do the HTML, CSS, and JavaScript pieces fit together? Plugins. See how to take an app beyond the web and give it a native feel by leveraging mobile device hardware capabilities. Device testing and tooling. Learn the process of testing the app in a web browser as well as on mobile devices. Troubleshooting. Review techniques and best practices for resolving PhoneGap Build, platform specific and app specific issues. And finally, the best part. App store submission. Walk through the entire process from signing up for a developer account to releasing an app on all the major platforms. By the end of this course you'll be comfortable creating professional web-based mobile applications. Before beginning the course you should be familiar with the basics of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. I hope you'll join me to learn how to leverage your web technology skills to create mobile apps with the PhoneGap Build Fundamentals course at Pluralsight.