Google brought two new features, in September 2014, regarding Chrome for mobile devices. The launch of the new version of Chrome for iOS, which takes advantage of the new feature extensions in iOS, so that you can now interact with other applications sharing content. The second feature focuses on the improved workflow development and WebView updates to Chrome apps for mobiles.
Chrome apps for mobile is a project based on Apache Cordova which enables applications to run Chrome on Android and iOS devices, offering a native application layer around the application Chrome. It is for distribution through Google Play Store and Apple’s App Store. The new version of Chrome apps for mobile includes APIs for Chrome identity permission for the Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) and rich notifications, plus an improved workflow skills development and modern WebView extended to earlier versions of Android.
Regarding the improvement of workflow development for Chrome apps for mobile is now much faster and easier, because developers will see an instant preview of applications on Chrome they are editing directly on Android and iOS devices. This new live deploy feature will help the mobile app developer to work fast. If you make any changes to your code, you will see the result immediately. The live display is available in Chrome Dev Editor (CDE) and Live the Chrome Apps for Mobile command line tool.
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