Apache Cordova: Package/Build iOS/Andorid App from Polymer HTML5 Project

Categories: AndroidDevelopment NotesHTML5; Tagged with: ; @ July 21st, 2015 23:14

Requirement: Build iOS/Android app using existing Polymer project.


There’re lots of tools/platforms to build an app from HTML5 project, such as Trigger.io, Intel XDK, PhoneGap, Apache Cordova. I choosed Cordova to build my first html app;

  1. Install Apache Cordova by npm:
    $ sudo npm install -g cordova
  2. Create a Cordova project using cordova CLI;
    $ cordova create hello com.liguoliang.app HelloWorld
  3. Navigate to the project folder, add platform:
    $ cordova platform add ios/android
  4. Build project:
    $ cordova build
  5. Emulate the app:
    $ cordova emulate ios/andorid

Note: It is required to install Xcode or Android SDK/Tools for simulating.  you may follow the Cordova CLI message to installed the required sdk/tool.

> Apache Cordova CLI Document


Android: Cloud Messaging Hello world using GCM, AWS SNS and Parse

Categories: AndroidDevelopment NotesJava; Tagged with: ; @ May 24th, 2015 23:12

Quick start using GCM

0. Create your project via “Google developers console”;

1. Prepare Client App:

  – Get device registration ID

– Receive message from GCM

Example: https://github.com/hmkcode/Android/tree/master/android-gcm-client

2. Send Message to GCM server

– Send(Post) message to GCM server
Example: https://github.com/hmkcode/Android/tree/master/java-post-gcm

3. Start your app(#1), then send message ( #2)


Push message via AWS SNS to Android devices

Login to AWS console

1. Create new application with your GCM API key

2. ‘Create platform endpoint’ using your device registration ID;

3. Select your device and ‘Publish to endpoint’ to publish a message

4. Check your device;


Push Message via Parse Push

Need to modify the client app and then push message from Parse console;

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