Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova

Your web development skills can be used to build more than web apps. This course will show you how you can use Visual Studio to create mobile applications for iOS and Android with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
Course info
Rating
(28)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 17, 2017
Duration
3h 41m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Introduction & Overview
Setting up Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova
Creating Your First VS TACO Application
Debugging Your VS TACO App on a Real Device
Improving Your VS TACO Project
Expanding Your Application with Cordova Plugins
Deploying Your Cordova Application
Description
Course info
Rating
(28)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jan 17, 2017
Duration
3h 41m
Description

You can leverage the skills and tools you are already familiar with to build mobile applications with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova. In this course, Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, you will learn how to take your existing knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and create mobile applications without leaving the comfort of Visual Studio. You will learn the basics of Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, including how to configure the tools on your local environment. You will also learn how to create a new project, and deploy and debug that project on Android and iOS devices, both real and emulated. You will also explore how to use the tools and frameworks you already love, like AngularJS and Bootstrap, in your new mobile applications. Finally, you will see how to publish your applications on both the Android and iOS stores. When you're finished with this course, you'll have all the skills and knowledge you need to begin creating mobile applications of your own, and you'll feel confident entering the growing world of mobile application development.

About the author
About the author

Matt is a Senior Software Architect specializing in ASP.NET web application architecture and development. He is also an avid testing practitioner and is the creator of two open-source testing frameworks. When he isn’t writing code, he’s often busy writing about code or helping others improve their own development skills.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Matt Honeycutt, and welcome to my course, Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova. I am a freelance software developer working in the Microsoft and JavaScript ecosystems. Are you a web developer that would like to use your existing skills and the tools you're already comfortable with to build mobile applications for iOS and Android? If so, I have just the thing for you. In this course, we're going to learn how we can use Visual Studio, along with the web languages we already know, to create mobile applications. Some of the major topics that we will cover include, creating new mobile applications from scratch in Visual Studio, improving those mobile applications with the frameworks you already love like AngularJS and Bootstrap, and getting those mobile applications published on the major app stores. By the end of this course, you will see how easy it is to take your web application development skills and leverage them to create mobile applications from start to finish. Before beginning this course, you should be familiar with Visual Studio, and you should be comfortable creating web applications using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to leverage your existing skills with my course, Building Mobile Apps with Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, at Pluralsight.