[DEPRECATED] Apache Cordova WP8

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Apache Cordova for Windows Phone 8

📌 Deprecation Notice

This repository is deprecated and no more work will be done on this by Apache Cordova. You can continue to use this and it should work as-is but any future issues will not be fixed by the Cordova community.

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Build status

This repo includes code to build Apache Cordova applications that target Windows Phone 8 SDK.

An Apache Cordova based applications is, at the core, an application written with web technology: HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Apache Cordova is a project at The Apache Software Foundation (ASF).


  • Windows Phone SDK 8 -- Windows Phone 8 development requires Windows 8 Professional, and Visual Studio 2012 ( express works )

Getting Started

Create a new project

Getting Started from the command line

>.\wp8\bin\create PathToNewProject [ PackageName ] [ AppName ]

>PathToNewProject : The path to where you wish to create the project
>PackageName      : The namespace for the project (default is Cordova.Example)
>AppName          : The name of the application (default is CordovaWP8AppProj)

>.\wp8\bin\create C:\Users\anonymous\Desktop\MyWP8Proj io.cordova.example CordovaWP8App

From here you can open it in Visual Studio:
- Launch Visual Studio and open Solution file (.sln) in (C:\Users\anonymous\Desktop\MyWP8Proj)
- Built and Run it

Or, you can continue with the command line:
- >cd C:\Users\anonymous\Desktop\MyWP8Proj


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