Getting Started With PhoneGap


PhoneGap lets you take advantage of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create native mobile applications across multiple operating systems. If you're interested in learning how you can bring your web development skills to a native environment, or if you've stumbled when trying to use PhoneGap in the past, this talk for you.  Jorge Garifuna comes to SMUG this June and is the speaker for the topic.

Learn how to: 

  • Set up your development environment
  • Create a PhoneGap project from scratch
  • Write a simple application
  • Preview your app on simulators
  • Debug a PhoneGap app that's running on a device
  • Understand the fundamentals of creating applications that will run in a PhoneGap environment

Who Should Attend?
If you know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, and want to learn how PhoneGap can help you apply your skills in a native app environment, you should attend this talk.

About The Presenter
Jorge Garifuna is a Professional Software Developer and Consultant with over 15 years of industry experience. His portfolio of technologies include but are not limited to various programming languages, Web 2.0, a diverse number of Frameworks, countless of databases and the latest and greatest in Mobile for popular platforms such as IOS, Android and BlackBerry, among many.

Over the years, Jorge has successfully Designed, Developed and Deployed Software in the areas of E-Commerce, Project Management, Content Management Systems (CMS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) to name a few. His technologies have been used, by many consumers, employees and businesses, some of which have grown to multi-million dollar businesses. 

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Meeting is in building 100, room 1 E13
Enter the Honda campus on the west side off of Van ness street. Turn east on Central street will take you on to the campus. Turn right at the first street once on the campus.
Building 100 is the large building on the south side of the campus with HONDA on it in large red letters.
Park and enter on the south side of building 100.

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  • Dino C.

    People were great. Phillip was a great host, Jorge was a charming speaker. Overall I think I will join again.

    June 16, 2012

  • Anissa T.

    Jorge had great energy, the location was spacious, and Phillip organized a well executed event! Thank you! :-)

    June 16, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Very good introduction to software used for mobile develop.

    June 15, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Jorge had a very well organized and interactive presentation. He kept my interest in this new upcoming technology.

    June 15, 2012

  • Phillip N.

    Jorge is and excellent presenter. His demostation was fun and very understandable!

    June 15, 2012

  • John M.

    Great presentation! Great hospitality!

    June 15, 2012

  • Jorge G.

    Hello everyone, I really had a great time presenting tonight!

    Below you will find the link to the presentation slides:

    June 15, 2012

  • Larry Van D.

    Excellent hands almost on demo of complete workflow! Demystifies Mobile app. development process a lot. Look forward to meeting and mixing with members in future meetings.

    June 14, 2012

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