PhoneGap 2.x

How we got here and what to look forward to



PhoneGap Downloads

Total: 1,015,539

Mindshare Unique Visitors

Total: 8,546,040

Global Movement Unique Visitors by Continent

July 29, 2011 to July 20, 2012

Emerging Markets Unique Visitors by Country

Top 10 Countries
July 29, 2011 to July 20, 2012


Cordova Project Momentum

Agile Release Train

PhoneGap is a distribution of Cordova

Will always be Apache licensed; soon will have optional hooks to PhoneGap/Build.

Apache Cordova is a Community Effort

Join us at to implement the future.

Horizon Platforms


Firefox OS (formerly B2G)

API Audit

Existing core APIs will be revisited.

Deprecation Policy

Rough consensus on 6 months.

Developer Ergonomics

npm install -g cordova

Plugin Discovery

Core, Community, Vendor

Project Goals Refresher

1. Web is a first class development platform.

2. Cease to exist.


Installable web apps.

New effort from Mozilla, Google, Samsung, and Adobe. Read the charter.

Thank You