PhoneGap


  • This week we kicked off the PhoneGap for Qt 5 project. The goal of the project is to develop a complete version of the PhoneGap open source mobile development framework for the Qt 5 platform. This is going to be an exciting project and we hope it will help accelerate the adoption of Qt 5, making…

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  • This week was a little slow as some people were away for the holidays. The new callback-qtimplementation by Viras got committed to github and we are now working with that version. Much of the week has been spent building Qt5. The source code for Qt5 is huge - several gigabytes. It takes…

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  • This week was another slow week as many people were off part of the week due to New Year's or extended holidays. PhoneGap, recently renamed to Apache Callback, is now being renamed as Apache Cordova. There is discussion on the mailing list about where the code repositories will reside. It may be…

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  • This week we did some marketing to promote the project. I made a posting to the callback developer mailing list and we put a link to this blog from the ICS web site. Quim Gil of Nokia kindly made a posting to the Nokia Qt blog. I also recorded a podcast with Mark Hatch for the ICS This Week in Qt…

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  • There was no blog posting last week because I was away for some vacation in a warm place. This week work continued implementing the APIs for Accelerometer and Notification and using the Qt Simulator for testing. We also started looking at the new APIs needed to use WebKit2 from Qt 5. With Qt 5…

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  • This week we finished implementing some Cordova APIs (at least for the Qt 4 version). Compass and Accelerometer are done and some of Events was implemented. Notification is done as is most of File support and we are starting work on Contacts and Camera. Note that I am going to start consistently…

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  • This week we switched to the new repository. Some pull requests from the old repository had to be resubmitted. Changes were committed for : Patches to get code to compile with Qt 5 (still backwards compatible with Qt 4) Adding Compass sensor suport Renaming references to Callback or PhoneGap to…

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  • Throughout this project one thing that has been constantly changing has been the source code repositories, both due to several project names changes and with the move to being run as an Apache project. This last week the old repository at http://github.com/cordova/cordova-qt was removed and…

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