PhoneGap Desktop Page Not Updating?

If you find that changes you are making to your PhoneGap application are not being replicated to your browser session, there might be a problem with the JavaScript in your project.

I recently experienced this when I noticed that changes (such as title of my webpage) would flicker onto the screen and then disappear, returning me to the state the mobile application was in before.

The solution: start disabling chunks of JavaScript, starting with statements like this:

That will  help you narrow down the problem whereupon you can start looking for errors.



Written by Stephen Moon
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