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March 22, 2012

Video: Bridging the PhoneGap


PhoneGap is a framework for building mobile applications that supports every major mobile operating system including iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, Symbian, and more.  But is it right for your application?  In this video excerpt from John Sonmez’ course Introduction to PhoneGap, you’ll hear what key decision points will help you make the decision to use PhoneGap.  In the complete course you’ll also learn about how to setup your environment for PhoneGap, how to use their APIs, and the build process.


John has spent many years working as a consultant for many different projects and has deep ties to the agile community who along with developing in C#/.NET has also begun to focus on mobile applications in Android and iOS.

If you’re looking for a fast way to get your app to multiple mobile devices, PhoneGap could be for you and this course will tell you all you need to know to get started.  If you know of other mobile frameworks that you want to share with the world, hit the comment link below.

You can watch the full HD version of this video along with the other 2 hrs 40 min of video found in this professional course by subscribing to Pluralsight. Visit Introduction to PhoneGap to view the full course outline. Pluralsight subscribers also benefit from cool features like mobile apps, full library search, progress tracking, exercise files, assessments, and offline viewing. Happy learning!

About the Author

is a Chief Architect specializing in large scale distributed system development and enterprise software processes. Paul has more than twenty years of development experience including being a former Microsoft MVP, a speaker at technical conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed and VSLive, and a published author. Prior to working on the Windows platform, he built software using a vast array of technologies including Java, Unix, C, and even OS/2.