Category Archives: PhoneGap

PhoneGap: Don’t overwrite the iOS Status Bar

If you’ve created a PhoneGap version of your project, the top of your screen might look like this on iOS: See how the title of the screen (“Volt”) is crowded into the status bar? It’s easy to fix this. Add … Continue reading

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PhoneGap: Getting rid of the Content-Security-Policy warning

I was messing around with a PhoneGap app using the Chrome Debugger’s Inspect feature, which lets me examine a running PhoneGap app for error messages, source code, elements, etc. I noticed an error message in the console I hadn’t seen … Continue reading

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PhoneGap: Change to configxml for SplashScreens

(This blog posted was updated with additional information on Oct 23, 2015, Thanks, Vagner!) The recent updates to PhoneGap have resulted in another change being needed to your configxml. In Project Properties, add these lines anywhere in the middle of … Continue reading

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PhoneGap: Important change to configxml WhiteList

If your PhoneGap app accesses external websites, there is an important change you need to make to your configxml Project Property. Make the the following lines are in your configxml: <gap:plugin name=”cordova-plugin-whitelist” source=”npm” /> <allow-navigation href=”*” /> <access origin=”*” /> … Continue reading

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PhoneGap Build: iOS 9 support delayed

The PhoneGap team posted the following to their blog yesterday: iOS 9 is not officially supported yet, and there are some known issues. The Cordova open-source project team is hard at work on Cordova iOS 4.0, which will include iOS … Continue reading

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PhoneGap Build: npm plugins

PhoneGap Build is changing how they organize their plugins. You will need to make some changes to configxml in Project Properties as a result. For each PhoneGap plugin you use, you need to add a line to configxml which declares … Continue reading

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Google Play Store notice for PhoneGap apps

Recently, a number of users with AppStudio apps in the Google Play Store got this notification: This is a notification that your {name of app), is built on a version of Apache Cordova that contains security vulnerabilities. This includes a … Continue reading

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Add cool stuff to AppStudio!

AppStudio comes with a lot of stuff built into it. But people are always inventing more: when we designed AppStudio, we made it extensible. Here is a general guide for adding cool features into AppStudio: JavaScript API: Look for a … Continue reading

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Use Dropbox to quickly install .apk files

Want a quick way to get an App Studio app compiled with PhoneGap onto your Android device? Use Dropbox! Build your app using PhoneGap as always. Put the resulting .apk file into your DropBox. (Get an account if you don’t … Continue reading

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A change to PhoneGap Splash Screens

PhoneGap have just made a breaking change to their Build process. The result is that splash screens no longer appear on Android devices. Luckily, the fix is easy. In your Project Properties, open the configxml property. You’ll need to change … Continue reading

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