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From Daniel Toplak <>
Subject Re: Windows 8 (not Phone 8) - native plugin support
Date Sun, 07 Jul 2013 09:18:10 GMT

any news here?

Greets Daniel

Am 02.07.2013 01:44, schrieb Toplak Daniel:
> Hi,
> we are very interested in phonegap/cordova and we like the concept of HTML5/JS/CSS +
native plugin APPs.
> We have created a proof of concept to embed a OpenGL Render Engine into a the Html-Views
(not WebGL).
> The native plugin which renders on a native view is running on iOS and Android very well.
> Now we whant to go a bit further and whant to bring this technic to Windows 8 (RT) platform
to support the Windows 8 Desktop and the Windows RT Tablets.
> For this we would like to try to get a DirectX Engine running as a native plugin. But
here comes the hurdle:
> Cordova-windows-8 is build on top of the Windows HTML/JS/CSS stack not as a XAML APP.
We were able to build a Windows Runtime Component DLL in C++ but there we are not able to
access the XAML GUI to create a view as the DirectX Rendering Context.
> So are there any plans to port the cordova-windows-8 over to a XAML APP like the cordova-windows-phone8?
> Mit freundlichen Grüßen / Best regards
> Head of Mobile Development
> Daniel Toplak

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