Cordova Training Overview

Apache Cordova is an open-source development framework for creating cross-platform mobile applications. It allows web developers to use standard web technologies - HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript - for creating mobile apps for a variety of mobile platforms including Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile.

Accelebrate's Cordova training teaches attendees how to create, test, and deploy mobile apps with Apache Cordova using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript in a platform-independent way.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for groups of 3 or more at your site. In addition, we offer live, private online training for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Cordova Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Create, test, and deploy mobile apps using Cordova
  • Work with cross-platform mobile development
  • Use the Apache Cordova command line interface
  • Work with native mobile platforms
  • Implement best practices

Cordova Training Outline

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Introduction To Apache Cordova
  • What is Apache Cordova?
  • Cordova's History
  • The Cordova Architecture
  • The WebView Component
  • Supported Platforms
  • App Stores
  • Who uses Cordova?
  • Cordova Development Cycle
  • Installing Cordova
  • Getting Cordova CLI Help
  • Create a Cordova App
  • Cordova Directory Structure
  • Adding Platform-Specific Support
  • Cordova Plug-ins
  • Running Cordova Apps
  • The Run Command
  • Example: Running an App on the Android Platform Emulator
  • Cordova Development Paths
  • Cross-platform Workflow
  • Platform-centered Workflow
  • Dev Tools for Android
  • Dev Tools for iOS
  • Adobe PhoneGap Build
Device And Contacts Information APIs
  • Cordova Device Info Object
  • Device Info Permissions
  • The cordova and uuid Properties
  • The platform and version Properties
  • The name Property
  • Contacts Database API
  • Contacts Database Helper Objects
  • Supported Platforms
  • Contacts API Permissions
  • Contact properties
  • Creating a New Contact
  • Saving a Contact
  • Deleting (Removing) a Contact
  • Finding Contact(s)
  • Find Contacts Example
The Cordova File API
  • Accessing the Mobile File System with Cordova
  • File API Permissions
  • The Cordova File API
  • Accessing the Device File System
  • The requestFileSystem Method
  • The requestFileSystem Method Example
  • The File Object
  • The FileEntry Object
  • The FileEntry Object's Methods
  • The DirectoryEntry Object
  • The DirectoryEntry Object's Methods
  • The DirectoryReader Object
  • The DirectoryReader Object Example
  • The FileError Object
  • Writing Files with the FileWriter Object
  • Writing Files with the FileWriter Object (Cont'd)
  • Reading Files with the FileReader Object
The Accelerometer
  • What is the Accelerometer?
  • Supported Platforms
  • Accelerometer Precision
  • Accelerometer Detection
  • Accelerometer Permissions
  • The Accelerometer API
  • The Acceleration Object
  • The getCurrentAcceleration Method
  • The watchAcceleration Method
  • The accelerometerSuccess Call-Back Function
  • The clearWatch Method
  • Accelerometer API in Action: Device Shake Tracking
  • Device Shake Tracking Application Code
The Camera
  • Accessing the Camera with Cordova
  • Camera Permissions
  • The Cordova Camera API
  • The Camera Object
  • The getPicture Method
  • The Camera Call-Back Functions
  • The cameraSuccess Call-Back Function
  • The cameraError Call-Back Function
  • Camera Options
  • Cordova Camera API Example: Displaying an Image
  • The cleanup Method
Best Practices
  • jQuery Mobile Benefits
  • Progressive Enhancement
  • Common UI Guidelines
  • Platform-specific UI Guidelines
  • Cordova Business Layer Initialization
  • Business Layer Best Practices
  • The online and offline Events
  • Cordova Domain Whitelist Guide
  • Background Tasks
  • When Applications are in Background ...
  • Cordova Background Task API
Conclusion
Request Pricing for Apache Cordova

Lecture percentage

50%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

MBL-208

Duration:

1 Day

Prerequisites:

Attendees should have some experience with the front-end web development.

Training Materials:

All Apache Cordova training students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Dual core or faster processor with at least 8GB RAM
  • 64-bit operating system
  • Latest Google Chrome browser
  • Latest Android Studio
  • Java 8 SE SDK or later
  • Text editor (such as Atom, Notepad++, etc.)

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