hybrid

Polish Your App Launch with Cordova Splashscreen Plugin

We all know that Apple frowns on using the Splashscreen as an advertisement for your app. At the same time, just about everyone does it. Quite often in hybrid apps, the launch of an app can look a little unpleasant while the view loads. Frequently, there's a white flash during…

Placing Phone Calls In Hybrid Apps

I've been working on an Ionic Framework app for a client. One of the requirements was for the user to be able to place calls from within the app. You would normally accomplish this with code like: <a class="item" ng-href="tel:{{phoneNumber}}" >Call {{phoneNumber}}</a>…

Cordova PushWoosh Plugin Fix

I've been using the PushWoosh service and Cordova Push Notifications plugin for Kids In Touch. However, there's alway sbeen something that I could not fix. Really it was a combination of things. Plugin Callsback Before User Answer Prompt When iOS prompts a user to accept or decline push notifications, the…

GapDebug Now in Public Beta

Yesterday, Genuitec made their GapDebug tool open to the public for beta testing. Here are the release notes. I've only dabbled with the update for a short while. First off, GapDebug seems more stable. Over the last few weeks, I've encountered slow responses when trying to inspect or edit the…