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Want to develop applications for iOS and Android, but don't want to learn yet another programming language? PhoneGap is your answer. With PhoneGap you can develop complete mobile applications using HTML5, Javascript and CSS.

And, these aren't dumbed-down applications....

These are full-fledged mobile apps that can do everything from interact with device hardware such as the accelerometer, camera and geolocation tools to interacting with (iOS or Android) operating system to make phone calls or use Bluetooth.

In this soup-to-nuts PhoneGap course you'll learn everything from setting up your PhoneGap environment to testing your app on your phone or tablet device. You'll learn from extensive on camera demonstrations and be able to download the many examples you see the instructor create on screen. This course gets practical very quickly as you'll be working with the phone hardware and interacting with the same real-world API's that professional developers use everyday-- such as Google Places and Google Maps.



At the end of the course, you'll put it all together as you create full application using the Washington Transit API. This app is similar to the types of apps being placed in the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store every day! You'll join the ranks of companies like Logitech and Fan React who publish PhonGap apps directly to all of the major app stores.


If you have a fundamental understanding of HTML5 and Javascript you CAN build mobile applications with the PhoneGap library. Mobile App Development is the single Fastest Growing Segment of Development-- Get in on the Action with Mobile App Development with PhoneGap today!


What you'll learn


  • Use the PhoneGap Desktop app to create new PhoneGap mobile apps
  • Use the PhoneGap Desktop app and PhoneGap Mobile app to test new apps
  • Create a new PhoneGap app template
  • Test a PhoneGap project in the browser
  • Include the JQuery library for UI
  • Create single and multipage user interfaces
  • Create collapsible content blocks to optimize mobile screen space
  • Use jQuery Mobile UI elements to create usable mobile apps
  • Use the Local Storage object for permanent on-device storage
  • Storing data in the on-device database
  • Retrieving data from the on-device database
  • Obtain the device's location using geolocation tools
  • Obtain location information with the Google Places API
  • Obtain location information and Maps from the Google Maps API
  • Play audio and video content on the device
  • Control media content using Javacript
  • Determine device position on X,Y and Z axis with the accelerometer
  • Use the accelerometer to move on-screen objects
  • Access device hardware including the camera
  • Obtain and save images with the camera
  • Detect gestures using the Hammer.js library
  • Integrate taps and press gestures in to your application
  • Integrate swipe and pan gestures in to your mobile app
  • Determine information about the device on which your app is running
  • Work with device orientation
  • Determine information about the network to which device is connected
  • Determine battery status of device
  • Send a push notification to an app
  • Process a push notification so it appears in the messaging bar
  • Configure the Config.xml for app release
  • Build with Adobe PhoneGap Build
  • Build with the Command Line Interface
  • Complete pre-release testing of a mobile app


  • Successful students in this course will have foundational knowledge of HTML and Javascript
  • A Mac or PC is required to complete this course

Who this course is for:

  • Developers who want to build apps that work on Android and iOS
  • Web Developers who want to extend their current skillsets in to mobile
  • Those with significant web assets they like to leverage for mobile applications


*Mobile App Dev with PhoneGap

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