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From "Terence M. Bandoian" <>
Subject Re: Cordova generated .apk file encrypt
Date Sat, 14 Feb 2015 02:41:12 GMT
You might also want to consider the Google Closure Compiler.


On 2/13/2015 4:39 PM, Carlos Santana wrote:
> Danish,
>    Like Joe said you can't encrypt your web code (i.e. javascript), at the
> end of the day it needs to be parse by the webview in plain text.
> Most you can do is obfuscate by using a tools like [1] uglifyjs to remove
> comments, and do minification, their are others this is just one.
> you can run uglifyjs automatically using a cordova cli hook, you can take a
> look here how people are using hooks in their cordova workflow
> [1]:
> [2]:
> On Fri, Feb 13, 2015 at 1:54 PM, Joe Bowser <> wrote:
>> Why is this a problem?  We currently do not support this use case and do
>> not have any plans to as far as I'm aware.  Anyone can unzip any APK and
>> dedex the code to see the Java as well.  This often leads to hilarious
>> commentary on profanity in what people believed would be private code.
>> If you have code that you wish to have secret, you really need to make sure
>> that logic exists entirely on the server side under your control.  Trying
>> to use cryptography to hide your code on an Android project is probably
>> just going to end in tears.
>> On Fri Feb 13 2015 at 10:50:47 AM Danish Khan <> wrote:
>>> HI,
>>> First i would like to thank you for creating cordova. I have made one
>>> application which is based on jquery mobile base in cordova. The only
>> issue
>>> is i want to encrypt .apk file because any body can change .apk extension
>>> to .zip file & can view all the assest folder html files. i want to
>> encrypt
>>> that please guide me and help how can i encrypt that files.
>>> Your earlier reply will be highly appreciated
>>> Thanks & Regards,
>>> Danish

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