2014 PhoneGap And iOS 8
iOS 8 has been released (you knew that already, right?). PhoneGap fully supports iOS 8, but Shazron has posted some really important notes to be aware of.
2014 PhoneGap Day US 2014
2014 Flash And AIR 15 Beta Updated
Updated beta versions of Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 are now available for download on Adobe Labs. Changes include Stage3D Standard profile support for iOS and Android (this was introduced in v14 for desktop only), improved Windows 8 support, AIR Gamepad enhancements, hardware video decoding in Chrome (PPAPI) on Windows, and automatic software fall back with StageVideo. More details can be found in the release notes.
2014 PhoneGap Build Now Supports Cordova 3.5.0
2014 Flash And AIR 14 Released
2014 Apache Cordova 3.5.0 Released
The Apache Cordova team has announced the release of version 3.5.0 with lots of updates and improvements to core libraries, as well as enhancements for Android, iOS, Windows phone, and more.
2014 PhoneGap 3.4 Released
2014 Cordova Plug-In Updates
2014 Customizing PhoneGap Build Platform Specific Properties
Over on the PhoneGap Build blog, Ryan Willoughby has posted a useful overview of Customizing your Android Manifest and iOS Property List on PhoneGap Build.
2014 Tablet Browsing On The Rise
Not that this should shock you, but tablet based web traffic is on the rise. Dr. Wing Yee Lee is an Adobe Senior Business Analyst Manager, and in a blog post on the Adobe Digital Europe site she's posted some data showing a spike in UK web browsing over the holiday season, from 20% to 25% and peaking at 30%. While the post is about the marketing opportunities afforded by this trend, the message should also be clear to web site and app developers - if you are not yet building responsive sites that behave well on devices and tablets, you need to do so immediately.