PhoneGap Cordova training course

Learn PhoneGap & Cordova - Rapidly Develop Apps that will run on any mobile platform

Next 10 May (Remote)
3 days £1,795.00 + VAT

JBI training course London UK

  • Understand the Essential Skills
  • Explore App navigation techniques
  • Utilise Apache Cordova and PhoneGap build
  • Create a new Mobile Project
  • Obtain and Use Signing Certificate Keys
  • Understand the Technologies
  • Learn Mobile-Specific Coding Techniques
  • Learn how to Access Native APIs
  • Exploit Workflow
  • Explore Additional Development tools


This Phonegap/Cordova training course is aimed at developers who are looking to create a single code-base for all mobile platforms. Our expert instructors will show you how Apache Cordova and PhoneGap provide this with HTML/CSS/JavaScript apps published to all major platforms (iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone 8, BADA etc.)

JBI training course London UK
JBI training course London UK

Delegates wishing to learn to develop PhoneGap & Cordova mobile Applications


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Essential Skills

  • HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • jQuery and jQueryUI frameworks
  • Optional jQueyrmobile and BBUI frameworks
  • AJAX and JSON
  • Local storage
  • App navigation techniques


Apache Cordova and PhoneGap build

  • Understanding the open source parts of PhoneGap (Cordova)
  • Where Adobe PhoneGap Build fits in
  • Free and paid accounts with Adobe PhoneGap Build
  • Creating a Development Environment
  • Eclipse with Plug-Ins
  • Running Android Simulators
  • Optional Apple Mac setup in XCode


Mobile Projects

  • Creating a new project
  • Importing a boiler-plate project
  • Enabling PhoneGap for existing projects


Obtaining and Using Signing Certificate Keys

  •  Apple Developer program
  • Android Developer keys
  • Blackberry and Windows keys


Understanding the Technologies

  • WebKit
  • Overview of native app development structures
  • Overview of essential platform-specific configuration files
  • App icons, covers and UI furniture
  • PhoneGap white-listing


Mobile-Specific Coding Techniques

  • Writing Javascript Optimised for Mobile
  • Managing memory on mobiles
  • CSS optimisations
  • User-Interface best practices
  • When to go native


Accessing Native APIs

  • Geolocation
  • Camer
  • Accelerometer
  • Contacts
  • Other device-specific APIs



  • Subscribe to platform developer schemes as required (may incur fees)
  • Plan and Create App
  • Test and Debug
  • Compile to multiple platforms with PhoneGap build
  • Overview of the command-line compile process
  • Deploy to app markets


Additional Development tools

  • Blackberry and Windows Phone 8 emulators
  • Ripple Emulator in Chrome
  • Free Microsoft tools for Windows 8


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