Join Chris Converse for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating and receiving a signed certificate, part of Creating an iPad App with HTML5 and PhoneGap Build.
Now the first thing we're going to need to do is create a certificate.…Now I'm going to be demonstrating this on a Macintosh.…If you have a Windows computer, there are some…ways that you can create a certificate on the…Windows platform, and I've provided a few links inside…of the FAQ tab to help you along with that.…So on the Macintosh, the first thing we're going to do is…go up to the go menu, and come down to utilities.…You can also hit Command Shift U to bring up the Utilities Applications.…We're going to come down here and…look for the application called Key Chain Access.…Once you find that let's launch it.…So Once Key Chain access is running let's come up to the Key Chain Access Menu.…
Let's come down to Certificate Assistance.…Let's come over here and let's…choose Requester's certificate from the certificate authority.…The first thing you'll have to do in here is put in an email address.…So I'll put in firstname.lastname@example.org.…Common name. This is going to…be the name for the application.…I'll put in tea for two.…
Skill Level Beginner
Q: Do I need a Macintosh to create a signing certificate?
A: No. There are ways to create a certificate in Windows. There's an article explaining the process at http://www.tomasmcguinness.com/2012/06/28/generating-an-apple-ios-certificate-using-windows/.