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  1. framework/
  2. js/
  3. lib/
  4. samples/
  5. www/
  7. Makefile

Cordova implementation for TIZEN

Cordova implementation for TIZEN is a JavaScript Wrapper library allowing to build and run Cordova based projects on TIZEN. Cordova based applications are, at the core, an application written with web technology: HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Apache Cordova is an open source project at the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).


TIZEN is not yet integrated in Cordova 3.x branch. (This the next Goal.)

git arcane: looking remote repository branches : ... git branch -r getting and checkout a branch:.......... git checkout -t origin/2.9.x

once you are on the 2.9.x local branch, you can create a new branch from it to store your work git branch myFeature-2.9.x

Directory Structure

    /samples ..... Ready-to-run TIZEN Eclipse IDE sample projects
    /templates ... Cordova TIZEN SDK projects templates for TIZEN Eclipse IDE
    /www ......... Barebones project assets

Import a Cordova TIZEN project sample into TIZEN Eclipse IDE

  1. File -> Import
  2. Select Import Source: Widget -> Projects and Widget file -> Next
  3. Import Widget -> Select root directory: Point to the one of the sample projects (e.g: /cordova-basic) -> Finish
  4. The project should be available now in the TIZEN Eclipse IDE Project Explorer
  5. You can now go to the [Build and Deploy a project] section of this document

Install Cordova TIZEN project templates into TIZEN Eclipse IDE

  1. Copy the entire /templates directory content into you TIZEN Eclipse IDE web templates directory (e.g: /home/my_username/tizen-sdk/IDE/Templates/web)
  2. You can now create Cordova TIZEN project by using TIZEN Eclipse IDE project templates

Create a project with the TIZEN Eclipse IDE Cordova TIZEN project templates

  1. File -> New -> TIZEN Web Project.
  2. Select: User Template.
  3. Select: User defined.
  4. Select one of the Cordova templates, fill the Project Name, then -> Finish.
  5. The project should be available now in the TIZEN Eclipse IDE Project Explorer
  6. You can now go to the [Build and Deploy a project] section of this document

Build and Deploy a project

  1. Select and Right click the project -> Select Build project, this will generate your project widget package (.wgt)
  2. Select and Right click the project -> Run As -> Here you can choose:
  • TIZEN Web Simulator application
  • TIZEN Web application (this will deploy you application to a pre-launched TIZEN emulator or a TIZEN connected device)

Barebones project assets

The www folder contains the Cordova specific assets that must be available in a TIZEN Web project to make it ‘Cordova enabled’. If you have an existing TIZEN Web application project, copy/merge these files into its root directory.

    config.xml .............. TIZEN configuration file
    cordova-x.y.z.js ........ TIZEN Cordova JavaScript API implementation library
        beep.wav ............ Needed for Cordova Notification API implementation

Add the following lines into the <head> section of your index.html project file:

<script type="text/javascript" src="js/cordova.x.y.z.js"></script>

config.xml is a sample that you are free to alter or merge with an existing TIZEN configuration file. It gives privil├Ęges access to TIZEN API, possible access to the web (URL), as well as other elements they may be required by a project as described by TIZEN SDK Documentation. Sample proposed here contains all elements required by Cordova API.

not that the “system” is necessary to get the Cordova “Device Ready” event to fire telling application Cordova is ready to be used In TIZEN SDK previous to SDK 2.1, the privileges was named “systeminfo”. In TIZEN SDK 2.1, the config.xml editor was not proposing the system privileges, and it had to be added manually. This issue was fixed in TIZEN SDK 2.2

config.xml file generated by TIZEN SDK Eclipse IDE TIZEN Web Wizard is referring application's icon as icon.png. In framework and www folders you will find icon.png and cordova_117.png files.

In TIZEN SDK 2.2 application icons are 117 by 117 pixels wide as png files. If you use cordova_117.png or another named file you have to change it in your application's config.xml file.

Further Reading


- cordova icon, for TIZEN we are not quite sure about the size to it is a 64*64 png
- inedx html, a starter html file 
- tizen.css, for notifications UI
- sounds/ beep.wav, a file that should be used by notifications to play a "beep"

js/ where to put javascript files generated files from cordova-js build and used by makefile to generate the codova-x.y.z.js file

lib/ cordova.js, generated by make file

tizen SDK Samples/


a TIZEN SDK eclipse project (to be imported using Eclipse import wizard)

the cordova Legacy App adapted to TIZEN SDK: notifications/index.html is loading the tizen.css file for notifications (waiting to generate this from the source code)

config.xml that is granting all TIZEN related features as most of them are required by the Codova JavaScript lib

in the future we will try to add more samples