Easy iPhone Applications

A few days ago I read about PhoneGap, an easy way to make an iPhone application using the web. The basic idea is that the native application runs a Webkit install pointed at a URL. From there you can run your iPhone-optimised web site without a hitch. Sounds wonderful.

SteveWorkman iPhone App

I then found another blog telling me how to create a simple Dashcode application that read from an RSS feed. So, I pointed it at this feed and off I go! A really simple application whilst watching the TV. If you want to have a look, point Safari or your iPhone at PhoneGap is a great piece of technology, and is a great stop-gap between learning how to make web sites and iPhone apps.

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Steve Workman

Steve Workman is the Head of Web Engineering at Yell. He is also an organiser for London Web Standards is an occasional public speaker, talking about web performance and web standards

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