Thursday, January 23, 2014

Getting Started With PhoneGap and Android Studio

Recently I’ve been using PhoneGap as a framework for building mobile apps. What I like about PhoneGap is that if done in the right way I can build an app fairly quickly for almost any mobile device. In this walkthrough I’m going to cover how to get started using PhoneGap with Android Studio: For more details about PhoneGap see my article covering PhoneGap Fundementals Step 1 Install Prerequisites and Tools The very first step is to install all prerequisites and tools, these are: Install the Java Development Kit: Download the Java Development Kit and install it. If on windows, Set up the JAVA_HOME system variable: Select Start menu > Computer > System Properties > Advanced System Properties. Open Advanced tab > Environment Variables. Add a new system variable JAVA_HOME that points to your JDK folder, for example C:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.7.0_21. Add the JAVA_HOME bin path system variable to the PATH variable: Select Start menu > Computer > System Properties > Advanced System Prope

Friday, January 17, 2014

I've Moved to focus On How to Create Apps

Hi all,

I just thought I'd write a short post as I've moved the Codenutz blog to

Why have I moved

Sometime in 2013 I decided that I wanted to produce more coherent, better quality content for codenutz. I wanted to try to build a community, promote the blog and in general make it more professional. For these reasons I have gone through a redesign, moved it onto my own hosting platform and started to organise my content so that it is released on a schedule, on a coherent subject matter.

I may still post here from time to time about more general stuff, but for now I'm focussing on helping people learn how to make apps.