Interesting Links #17

Cordova / PhoneGap

  • Plugins release — Go get!

  • WebVR, PWAs and more coming to PhoneGap Day EU 2017 via Mobile Web Weekly — PhoneGap Day EU 2017 will be here before you know it, and there’s going to be lots of great presentations and workshops, and you’ll get to meet lots of great people. What are you waiting for? Go get your tickets! Hope to see you there!

  • Simon MacDonald posted slides for JavaScript Speech Recognition; very cool!

  • Using Crosswalk & Android Nougat? App crashing at launch? XWALK-7214 might be worth looking at.

  • Need to test on lots of modern devices? TestObject from SauceLabs might be up your alley. There’s a free plan that’s limited to a few devices, but there’s a Nougat-based device available, and if you want to pay, there’s a huge range of devices available. Definitely worth checking out. (Not affiliated in any way!)

Web & Hybrid Development


  • Remember CyanogenMod ROMs for Android? Well, now it’s called LineageOS. I just installed 14.1 on my OPO yesterday, and it works great.

Retro Tech

  • Pushing tech to the limits is always such fun, and it’s amazing what the demoscene can do. Want to watch demos all day long? Here you go! (Note: Sound! Oh, also a time-sink!)


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