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FileReader lets you read files into your app. While it has a few restrictions, it’s by far the quickest way to get the data from a file so you can manipulate it. It’s also surprisingly fast.
Since the iPhone came out, Helvetica has pretty much been the standard font for all devices. It’s clean, simple and readable. However, both Apple and Google are tinkering with the default font to make it look even better on small … Continue reading
Ever try to center a button on a form? Dead center, from top to bottom, from right to left, no matter how the size of the form changes? You can’t put a number like 100 into the left or top … Continue reading
AppStudio 5.1.1 adds a new text to speech function. It’s easy to use: Speak(“Can you hear me now?”) There are a lot of cool options (and some restrictions), so read on!
An interesting question came up on the web board this week. Is it possible to have a control which appears on all the forms of the project? For example, could you have a navigation bar which appears at the top … Continue reading
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” /> <access origin=”*” /> The change seems … Continue reading
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