PhoneGap was first developed in San Francisco, and received the award of People’s Choice in O’Reilly Media’s 2009 in the Web 2.0 Conference. This framework was used to develop many applications. Also, this framework was used by many mobile application platforms such as Monaca, Worklight, Convertigo, and many more.
On October 4, 2011, PhoneGap code was contributed to the Apache Software Foundation to begin with a new project named Apache Cordova. The initial versions of PhoneGap required an Apple computer to develop iOS applications and a Windows computer for Windows Mobile applications.
PhoneGap is known as the mobile application development framework that is used by millions of people worldwide. Even the developers and android programmers use this framework to develop a variety of mobile applications. It is used by almost 80% of the Android developers for mobile applications.