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Purchase plugin for Cordova: iOS + Android

As you may know, we ran a small crowd funding campaign a month a ago to fund the development of a cross-platform In-App Purchase plugin for PhoneGap / Cordova. Fovea sponsored half of the cost, the guys behind the Ionic

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Cordova needs a cross-platform In-App Purchase plugin

Support the campaign: add Android support to the PhoneGap/Cordova In-App Purchase Plugin for iOS. Turn it into a multi-platform In-App-Purchase solution for Cordova. This will save many developers a lot time, making the Cordova platform much more beneficial to everyone.

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Tutorial for PhoneGap Newsstand Applications

Apple Newsstand is a built-in application on Apple Inc. iOS devices the iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is dedicated to downloading and displaying digital versions of newspapers and magazines, optimized for viewing on mobile devices. This tutorial will show

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iOS Developer Tip: Catch Floating Point or Pointer Bugs

After spending the last 3 days hunting for a bug, I think I have to share the little tip that saved me from throwing my Mac out of the window. When in despair, add this option to “Other CFlags” in

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Is J2ObjC good for your next mobile project?

For Fovea’s latest game Quadrus, we tried out an experimental technology developed by a team at Google called J2ObjC, a Java to Objective-C translator. What is J2ObjC? J2ObjC is a tool that translates Java code to Objective-C for the iOS

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Case Study – An iOS Game in Seven Days

This article relates our experience in publishing a small board game as quickly as possible. Development started seven days ago, the app is now in Apple review team’s hands. How did we go that fast? The answer is quite simple:

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Test your iOS In-App-Purchase with PhoneGap-InAppPurchase-iOS

Many people struggle to have their IAP configured correctly. The PhoneGap In-App-Purchase plugin provides an easy way to ensure everything is configured as it should on the iTunesConnect side. Just follow the 4 steps bellow. Step 1 – Install PhoneGap

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3 Steps Tutorial for PhoneGap In-App Purchase on iOS

Those instructions are valid for PhoneGap 3.x, if you’re looking for a PhoneGap 2.x version of this tutorial, check out here. Nowadays, smartphone users are accustomed to download apps with the lowest possible price-tag: FREE. For us it’s alright, as

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iOS Developer Certificates, Provisioning Profiles and Application IDs

When starting with iOS development, I remember struggling with Apple’s certificates, provisioning profiles and identifiers. So did one of my friends for which I wrote a quick introduction that he thought could be useful to others. So here is a

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