Getting started with PhoneGap for Android

First of all a short description of what’s phonegap:
PhoneGap is an open source implementation of open standards. That means developers and companies can use PhoneGap for mobile applications that are free, commercial, open source, or any combination of these.
PhoneGap is an HTML5 app platform that allows you to author native applications with web technologies and get access to APIs and app stores. PhoneGap leverages web technologies developers already know best… HTML and JavaScript.

During this blog I’ll be showing mostly the main things you should be knowing when you start working with PhoneGap.
So what I’ll be talking about will be:

  • Importing some of the libraries that you will need…
  • How to make your application go Full Screen in Phonegap
  • How to add a Splash Screen and give it a (delay time)
  • How to create a basic menu with quit and reload function.
  • How to change the application icon instead of the default android one.
  • Where to put some specific lines for the code to work properly.
  • Make app compatible with older versions of Android.

OK, first of all you have to set up your environment for android developement as you have to follow the guide provided from phonegap here. Continue reading “Getting started with PhoneGap for Android”

Configuring Ipko GPRS in Android phones

Thanks to my friend (colleague) Lulzim Gashi who figured out this, we were able to find the way how to configure the ipko GPRS in Android Phones.. because even Ipko guys weren’t capable to solve it by saying we don’t support this kind of phone
SAMSUNG Galaxy GT-I5800 “lol bulsh**”

Anyway lets proceed

1.Send a sms to 123 with the word “plus gprs” (you’ll get a message saying: Your gprs is activated) GOOD !
2.Now you have to configure your phone by following these steps :

  • Open Applications
  • Go to Settings
  • Wireless and network
  • Mobile networks
  • Access Point Names

Now you’ll se that the Access Point Names is blank so what you have to do is click the left Button on your phone and press Continue reading “Configuring Ipko GPRS in Android phones”