This post demonstrates how to build online a
PhoneGap project as an Android app. This uses an existing project created from a previous post PhoneGap – HelloWorld Example via PhoneGap CLI
We can build an existing
PhoneGap project online via https://build.phonegap.com. First, an online account is required.
Create an account by clicking
Sign Up on the upper-right side of the page. Then, log in to your newly created account.
Zip Important Files
Before we build, we need to know which files are to be zipped and uploaded to https://build.phonegap.com.
We have these files and folders in our
Go into the
www folder. Select all files and add them to a zip file.
We then upload the generated
www.zip file to https://build.phonegap.com.
Upload and Build online
Step 1 – Create a new app
Step 2 – Upload a zip file
Step 3 – Build
Step 4 – Download
There are two ways to download the built apps – by clicking the
Windows) icon or by
QR Code which will require a barcode scanner installed on your phone.
Step 5- Testing Android App