In this post, I’ll describe how to install both PhoneGap and the Ripple extension for Chrome and then fire up a “Hello, World” app. As mentioned in an earlier post, there are two versions of PhoneGap, PhoneGap Desktop (GUI) and PhoneGap CLI (command line). Here, I’ll be installing Desktop. First, it’s easier to use and second, from reading the documentation, I get the sense it’s where Adobe will be putting its future efforts.
Evaluating Adobe PhoneGap