PhoneGap is an open-source development framework for creating cross-platform software. HTML5-based web applications can be deployed and installed as native ones. PhoneGap software stands out owing to a number of platforms it can encompass. Its other feature is less efforts required to create the software.
A PhoneGap app can be provided with the native smartphone API set, including accelerometer, barcode scanner, camera, contacts, events, compass, geolocation, media, network, storage, SQLite database and notifications.
PhoneGap development is used for building apps for iOS, Android OS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry OS, Symbian OS, Bada and webOS.