Cross-Platform Mobile Development

LW22 Mobile App Development for the Web Developer Using PhoneGap


2:45pm - 4:00pm

Level: Introductory to Intermediate

Eric Boyd

Eric D. Boyd

Founder and CEO


Developing mobile apps is very attractive for many reasons, but the cost and time investment to get started is intimidating for most. However, if you are a web developer with HTML, JavaScript and CSS skills, you can repurpose your existing knowledge and tools to create great mobile apps using PhoneGap and Apache Cordova. In this session, you will learn about Apache Cordova/PhoneGap, how it works and how to get started from a Windows PC using Telerik's Icenium. You will learn how to build native experience mobile apps using HTML5 and how to accelerate your development by utilizing JavaScript libraries like jQuery Mobile, Kendo UI Mobile, Knockout. Throughout this session, Eric will also share some of the lessons he and his team have learned building real-world, production mobile apps using PhoneGap.

You will learn:

  • How to get started with PhoneGap and Apache Cordova using Telerik Icenium
  • How to develop cross-platform mobile apps using HTML5, JavaScript and CSS
  • Lessons learned from building real-world, production mobile apps using PhoneGap