An innovative developer resource from a Vancouver-based startup. PhoneGap is an HTML5 app platform that allows you to author native applications with web technologies and get access to APIs and app stores. PhoneGap reports to support the following mobile platforms: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, webOS, Symbian, Blackberry, and bada.
Walking through the steps, the site provides simple to use instruction with helpful tips and weblinks, for example, for iOS developers they provide the links needed to quickly access the Apple developer portal to get a membership (required for deployment) and grab the required Xcode. A project download SDK is provided and again detailed instructions and a how to are provided as well. The specific details include sample forms and specific instruction to get up and running. A sample Hello World app is also provided to get you rolling. Then, once finished, a slick emulator is provided so you can test your apps before deploying – very nice!