What is Adobe Experience Manager Apps?
It’s a mobile app development and management platform within Adobe Experience Manager that helps you create and deliver mobile apps for all consumers and devices. From a single view, integrate your apps into your overall marketing strategy.
How does Adobe Experience Manager Apps build and deploy?
Why should we use Adobe Experience Manager Apps?
Adobe PhoneGap Enterprise uses AEM as a platform and, leverages both Apache
Cordova and Adobe PhoneGap to create and manage content-rich cross-platform mobile applications that take full advantage of both HTML and Native Device Features:
Below are the steps to create a basic sample app in AEM: –
For creating a basic app you can start with basic starter kit provided by adobe in the following link
All the requirements and prerequisites are stated in the above link: –
After cloning the repository you can customize the app name and title: –
For installing the project onto the AEM instance: –
After installation onto AEM instance you will find your project in apps folder: –
Folder structure for mobile apps in AEM
Content for the app should be in content/phonegap folder for best practices
You can author the created AEM app from Mobile Apps list console
From the AEM Mobile Apps Control Center, you can manage your application, view statistics, build, deploy and manage your mobile app content.You can drill into each tile in the Control Center to view or edit details by clicking the ‘…’ in the bottom right corner.
The Manage App Tile displays your application icon, name, description, supported platforms, call home for updates URL and version information. You can drill into this tile to edit and maintain the PhoneGap Application Configuration (config.xml) and, prepare your application for submission to the varius application stores for distribution.
Content can be created, updated and deleted in AEM Apps in much the same way you do the same within AEM Sites. The Content Tile displays the number of pages of managed content and last modified. You can drill-into content to create, copy, move, delete and update pages by clicking on each record in the tile.
Apart from managing content from Mobile App List Console you can also manage it through crxde Lite
To connect to http://build.phonegap.com you need to configure this tile by creating or using existing adobe ID
After configuring you can build the app remotely or build by downloading the source
Once built remotely, the build is made available either as a download or directly to your device via a QR code.