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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Official architecture picture of Apache Cordova?
Date Mon, 26 Nov 2012 17:18:42 GMT
Also, the Plugin Development Guides give an overview of how the API
translation works on a higher level than exec, since all our core API
functions are plugins as well:
http://docs.phonegap.com/en/edge/guide_plugin-development_index.md.html#Plugin%20Development%20Guide



On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 3:12 AM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> Hi Andy, nothing is really formally documented as that it changes. Any
> diagram created today might be accurate for some time now though as we have
> stabilized quite a bit in the past year.
>
> Your best bet is to go through http://wiki.cordova.io for the high level
> story and if you would really like to know whats going on take a look at
> src exec functions in cordova.js and the corresponding bits in the native
> side.
>
> I'll give you a jump start with linkage to our ios js impls [1] and native
> impl [2]
>
> [1]
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-js/blob/master/lib/ios/exec.js
> [2]
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-cordova-ios/blob/master/CordovaLib/Classes/CDVViewController.m#L534
>
>
>
>
> On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Andy Grunwald
> <andygrunwald@googlemail.com>wrote:
>
> > Hey,
> >
> > in the last weeks, i made some expierence with PhoneGap / Apache Cordova.
> > At first, it looks like a really nice framework with much potential.
> > I want to say thanks for your hard work!
> >
> > As a student (Business Informatics) i want to take a deeper look.
> > At the moment i write a small (ca. 12 pages) term paper for my
> university.
> > For this task i`ve looking for an _official_ picture / description about
> > the internal Phonegap architecture and how it is build in the different
> > platforms.
> >
> > E.g. on iOS:
> > Does ist "only" open a modified UIWebView and provide some interfaces for
> > the phone APIs (through the modification)? (i know, this sounds a little
> > bit "to simple").
> > Or on which way it works?
> > And what about the other mobile os?
> >
> > If you start a google search about "Phonegap architecture" [1] you find
> > mane _different_ pictures.
> > But i found no official _detailled_ description.
> > During my research i found a blog post from Andrew Trice about "PhoneGap
> > Explained Visually". [2]
> > This post is a good _overview_. But this is far from a detailed
> > description.
> >
> > Okay, i know. If i want information which are the current state, the
> source
> > is the way to go.
> > But perhaps anyone has blogged about his "way through the source"?
> >
> > _How_ is phonegap able to provide native mobile device features (like
> > camera or device information like uuid) through the nate UIWebView (iOS)
> > or android.webkit.WebView (Android)?
> >
> > Thanks for reading and have a nice day,
> > Andy
> >
> > [1]
> >
> >
> https://www.google.de/search?q=phonegap+architecture&hl=de&tbo=d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=ixeyUNabApHOsga9poD4DA&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAA&biw=1440&bih=758
> > [2] http://phonegap.com/2012/05/02/phonegap-explained-visually/
> >
>

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