Join Sahil Malik for an in-depth discussion in this video Search for and add plugins, part of Developing Cordova Apps with Visual Studio Code and Typescript.
- [Instructor] It is time to tap into some…native capabilities in our app.…The app that we've written so far was extremely simple.…Now let's say you want to tap into things like camera…or reading the devices contacts.…How do we go about doing that?…As I mentioned we're going to need a plugin.…But how do I find plugins for Cordova?…It's actually very simple.…You say "cordova plugin search"…and then just type in your search keyword.…So for instance, I'm interested in contacts.…
Cordova plugin search contacts then hit Enter.…Now what this will do is launch the browser and it'll…take me to cordova.apache.org, a search page on that site…and it'll show me all the plugins available that match…a particular search query.…You can search for anything here…and here I'm basically saying…that I want to support all platforms but if I'm not…interested in supporting every single platform out there,…I can pick the platforms I'm interested in and potentially…get a larger list of plugins that I'm interested in.…
So here I see there is a plugin…
- Setting up your environment
- Adding the browser platform
- Adding and debugging the Android and iOS platforms
- Interacting with Native using plugins
- Why use plugins?
- Using TypeScript with Cordova
- Converting your code to TypeScript
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Setting Up Your Environment
2. Going Multiplatform
Add the browser platform3m 7s
3. Interacting with Native Using Plugins
4. Using TypeScript with Cordova
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