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What is Apache Cordova?

Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with a UI framework such as jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile or Sencha Touch, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

What is PhoneGap?

PhoneGap is a web platform that exposes native mobile device apis and data to JavaScript. PhoneGap is a distribution of Apache Cordova. PhoneGap allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development, avoiding each mobile platforms' native development language. Applications execute within wrappers targeted to each platform, and rely on standards-compliant API bindings to access each device's sensors, data, and network status.

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You write your HTML5 code using the Forge JavaScript API which gives you access to native features such as the camera and contacts API.
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        papaver uses Apache CordovaApache Cordova

        used in conjunction with ionic to build out ios and android app for a client. a little slow to run on devices but saves a ton on development time.

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        Ralic Lo uses Apache CordovaApache Cordova

        Used Apache Cordova to package single page web application written HTML/CSS/javascript as a iOS/Android application.

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        MobiBoats uses Apache CordovaApache Cordova

        Used with Ionic to support various plugins and integrations with the native environment of iOS and Android.

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        Trading Log uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

        We used phonegap best practices to compile and deploy our hybrid to android and ios markets.

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        William Baker uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

        To release the JavaScript game Whack-A-Mol

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        João Alvarenga uses Apache CordovaApache Cordova

        Compilar o webapp, transformando-o em aplicativos nativos

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        Smileupps uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

        to let web apps benefit of native device features

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        Evan Luc uses Apache CordovaApache Cordova

        Cross platform mobile development framework.

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        Eyal El. uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

        Our Apps are wrapped with PhoneGap 7 & 8

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