With the Hybrid Mobile (Cordova) Tools you get to create a mobile project that uses
Apache Cordova. The projects can be used and developed fully in Eclipse, but is also
compatible with cordova-cli projects.
Multiple engine versions
Target past and future
Download of the specific version you are targeting is possible from the projects preferences.
Allows you to do maintenance on one version and target new development on a new version, within
the same toolset.
Cordova Configuration Editor
Form based configuration editor
Edits the config.xml for your Apache Cordova projects.
Run your app
Test on device, emulator or simulator
Creates, compiles and runs the native application on the native platform emulators and devices.
Run on iOS Simulator. Creates and compiles a XCode project and runs the resulting artifacts on the iOS simulator.
Run on Android Emulator Creates and compiles an Android project and runs it on the Android emulator.
Run on Android Device Runs the project on an Android device if there is one attached.
Test & Debug mobile apps easily
Cordova Simulator (CordovaSim) is a Ripple based tool for hybrid mobile application development and testing. Basically, if one has no mobile phone ready to hand or does not want to use native emulator, CordovaSim is what they are looking for. It provides the following features:
Dev Tools Debugger
Eclipse Console logging
Export Native Platform Project Wizard
Export to XCode or Android project
If you want to do native level fixes or builds you can Export your mobile hybrid project
to either as an Android project or XCode project.
Cordova Plug-in Discovery Wizard
Install plugins from a registry, git repository or a directory
Discover and install Cordova Plug-ins from a registry to your Hybrid
Mobile projects. Wizard also enables installation of plug-ins via a
Git repository or from a directory.
Plugins in Explorer
When a plugin is installed into a project it is installed into the 'plugins' directory
and will show up with corresponding icon in the Project Explorer.