Automated PhoneGap builds with Grunt and Maven

The idea of Continuous Integration (CI) which was first published in an article of Martin Fowler in the year 2000 is an integral part of nearly every modern software development project. This is also true for mobile applications. PhoneGap allows you to write mobile applications with JavaScript, HTML and CSS only without the need to write a single line of native code in languages such as Java or Objective-C. These projects are either built manually with the appropriate platform specific SDKs or just by using the “PhoneGap Build Cloud Service” provided by Adobe. This build-service offers you a user interface plus certain APIs to automate tasks for platform specific compilation, as well.

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