is a framework for developing cross-platform mobile apps using web technology. Develop your application using the technologies you know, deploy to all major platforms without the complications of native development, and tap into a rich ecosystem of plugins for adding native functionality to your app.
Sounds great, doesn’t it? Well, if you have used Cordova before, you may have found the harsh reality of Cordova development to be at least sometimes a bit more gloomy that this. As for us: we use Cordova for delivering a web application as a standalone mobile app for one of our customers. While we succeeded in creating a full-fledged mobile app that scored great reviews with our customer’s user base, the road that took us there was much more stony than we expected, and we often found ourselves hitting walls where we did expect smooth sailing instead. In this blogpost, I want to share ten tips to ease the pain and provide a smooth development experience with Apache Cordova.