Cordova Plugin with Android AAR File for Barcode

Cordova is a mobile application development framework that enables developers to build Android, iOS and Windows Phone apps using HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3. It uses web views to render UI elements instead of the platform’s native UI framework. Cordova can be extended to add more functionalities with plugins. There are many learning resources of Cordova plugin on GitHub. In this article, I want to share how to make a Cordova barcode plugin with a third-party Android library, an AAR file, step by step.

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How to Make Cordova Plugin with Custom iOS framework

Apache Cordova (formerly PhoneGap) is a mobile application development framework that enables developers to build mobile apps using CSS, JavaScript, and HTML. Different from Xamarin that converting C# code to native apps, Cordova composes apps with hybrid code – all UI layouts are rendered with web technologies via web views and native device APIs are invoked via plugins. In this article, I will demonstrate how to use Cordova plugin to build iOS app with third-party iOS framework.

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