Category Archive for: ‘WP8’

A PhoneGap+Cordova WP7 Retrospective

The end of an era? A little over 2 years ago, we announced the arrival of a new PhoneGap target platform; Windows Phone 7. PhoneGap blog post MSDN Blog Post As of today, we are deprecating Windows Phone 7 as a target platform for Apache Cordova, and therefore PhoneGap as well.  A lot has changed in the last 2 years, …

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Kick Backs – WP8 back button handling.

With the PhoneGap Windows Phone Porting Challenge well under way, I felt it would be a good time to take a deeper dive into the hardware back button mechanism that is implemented in Apache Cordova, and how to use it. “A frequent cause of failing app certification is due to an inappropriate implementation of the back button behavior. … Developers …

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Apache Cordova and Windows Phone 8

January 7, 2013 Update: We are live! Apache Cordova 2.3.0 with full support for Windows Phone 8 is available. Here’s the quick list of steps to follow to get started: Download Apache Cordova 2.3.0 Watch the 5' tutorial on Channel9 Read the new 'Getting Started' Guide   Over the last few months, we have been working to bring Windows Phone 8 (WP8) into …

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