Running Chrome Apps on a Mobile Device Using Cordova

Chrome apps are popular among Chrome users. And why not, they provide a method of creating a portable ‘application’ within the familiar environment of the Chrome browser.
Imagine the power of Chrome apps available on your smartphone. We can now run our favorite chrome apps on Android and iOS using a tool set based on Apache Cordova.
Cordova is an open source framework for packaging mobile apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Cordova wraps the HTML, CSS and JavaScript web app using the native shell and allows for distribution on Google Play, The Apple App Store and other stores.
In this tutorial, we’ll create our own Chrome app using HTML, CSS and JavaScript and port it to the android emulator. The application we’ll be creating will be a simple app to fetch the latest tweets based on a particular twitter hashtag.
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via Reme Le Hane


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