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Use Visual Studio to Build Android Apps

You might think you need x-code to write an iOS app. You might think you need eclipse to write an Andriod app. Visual Studio, is it just for Windows? The answer is a solid “No”. Since the recent update of Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, developers have comprehensive tooling to support Apache Cordova. WHAT’S APACHE CORDOVA? Apache Cordova was PhoneGap; it was purchased by Adobe, then spun off as an open source project to build a consistent, universal shell to run apps written with HTML/JavaScript/CSS across all the mobile platforms. Today we call PhoneGap, Apache Cordova. Lots of developers know how to build iOS apps. Lots of developers know how to build Windows apps. Lots of developers know how to build Android apps. But, every developer knows how to write HTML, code in JavaScript, and edit CSS. Look at your development team; are they ready to write a mobile app? Before you answer, ask: do they know how to code for the web? The consistent, universal shell that makes Cordova work across pl