Category Archives: Android

Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 6

In Part 5 of the present series of posts, we had developed an app that displays a screen with a link to a web site. We need to click this link in order to load the actual site. Furthermore, when … Continue reading

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Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 5

We can make a further minor refinement to our SiteFinder app by simplifying the display of the link that will launch the target web site. In particular, we don’t need the green box with the caption “Connect to our web … Continue reading

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Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 4

Now that we have the basics of a working app, the next step is to produce a release version that we can install on an actual smartphone. We are going to do this using the project build facilities offered by … Continue reading

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Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 3

In the last few posts, we have been building a simple app to launch the web site of the Ottawa PC Users’ Group (OPCUG) on an Android smartphone. One item that remains to be resolved is the display of OPCUG’s … Continue reading

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Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 2

Following on from the last post where we edited the file index.html from the www folder of our Cordova SiteFinder project, our next step is just to tweak the text shown on the display. We have already disabled the blink … Continue reading

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Customizing an Adobe Cordova app – Part 1

When we installed Cordova (See: Installing Adobe Cordova and Android Studio), one of the instructions was to run the command “cordova create SiteFinder ca.opcug.sitefinder SiteFinder”. This created the file structure for our SiteFinder app. We used the reverse-domain format of … Continue reading

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Installing Adobe Cordova and Android Studio

I tried out Android Studio some time ago (see: Android Programming) but, since I don’t really know anything about Java, and even less about the architecture of Android apps, I found the program development process to be rather complex. Recently, … Continue reading

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