Phone Gap App Development – Why It Is Beneficial For All?

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Phone Gap App Development - Why It Is Beneficial For All?
Phone Gap App Development - Why It Is Beneficial For All?
Are you looking to develop a mobile
application, and don't have enough
time to learn new techniques or tools?
Don't worry! If you have good
knowledge about CSS, Javascript and
HTML, then your work is done.
PhoneGap is one such program that
helps in quick development of
applications, that are compatible with
most of the mobile platforms such as
iOS/Android/Samsung
Bada/Windows Mobile/Symbian and
Blackberry.
PhoneGap
is an open source
framework that allows to create mobile
applications using HTML, CSS and
Javascript as mentioned above. Usually when websites are designed for mobiles, you are always
limited to the functionality of web technologies, such as you can not make use of the features of
accelerometer or camera phone in web applications. These all shortcomings are removed by
PhoneGap. It acts as a layer between the web application and the operating system. Thus, with
the help of PhoneGap API, you can well utilize the various features of smartphones and can even
ensure that your code runs on various other mobile platforms.
There are many advantages of using this framework. Let us explore some of the main
advantages of using PhoneGap for cross-platform apps development.


1. Once
developed, the apps can be deployed on various platforms, thus much of the development
time is saved.
2. All applications based on PhoneGap possess extremely error free interface, therefore
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Phone Gap App Development - Why It Is Beneficial For All?
eliminating the need for browser framework around them.
3. With this platform, one can code in standard web languages such as CSS, HTML and
Javascript (without the need to work on Objective C or Java). This enables for quick mobile
app development.
4. The apps can be distributed through App Stores of multiple platforms.
5. It is quite easy to make use of many built-in features of mobile phones such as location
services, push notifications, and instant messaging with PhoneGap.
6. This framework supports seven different mobile platforms, including the most popular OS,
iOS, and the followers: Android, Windows Phone, Samsung Bada, webOS, Symbian, and
BlackBerry.
7. Being an open source platform, it is free and new modules are added in it on regular basis,
thereby increasing the functionalities.
8. PhoneGap apps icons are very well represented, thus it offers a good branding advantage.
9. Applications developed on PhoneGap possess cross-platform run ability, which in-turn
offers affordable mobile app development for clients.
Well, with the bundle of advantages incorporated, PhoneGap mobile apps development has
become quite easy and less time consuming. Moreover, as it supports multiple platforms,
developers also enjoy a whole lot of development opportunities.
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