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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
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
The easiest way to add a script or an image to your project is to drag it into the Project Explorer. It will then be included in your project and added to the manifest automatically. When you deploy your app, … Continue reading
There are two ways to handle users rotating their devices: prevent them from do so by using the orientation control or locking the screen, or make your app look good in both Portrait and Landscape. One of the problems with … Continue reading
When we came up with our implementation of EXE files, we realized it would be great if there was a mechanism for making system calls. Let’s see how this is done.
This is a guest post by long term NS BASIC user, Lee Church. He nails the reality of hosting services. When you are ready to deploy your app to the world, you’ll need one. Some thoughts about hosting services and … Continue reading
Vertical and horizontal centering is hard. Here, from CommitStrip.com: Here’s a good resource with suggestions on vertical and horizontal centering: https://css-tricks.com/centering-css-complete-guide/ Let’s work through an example.
When designing an app for mobile devices, you need to consider what happens if the device is rotated. You can just put up a message asked the user to rotate back, or you can design your app so it looks … Continue reading
If you use any of the jqWidgets samples, you’ll notice the files for jqWidgets get loaded directly from jqwidgets.com. This makes sure that our samples are always using the latest versions of the files, and means we don’t have to … Continue reading