The book teaches you most everything you need to know about Apache Cordova 3. You'll get detailed information about what it is, how it works, how to create, manage, build and test Cordova applications and more. It includes a chapter which describes in detail the anatomy of a Cordova application - what makes a Cordova application a Cordova application. Additionally, there are chapters which cover installation of the framework and the CLI plus a detailed walkthrough of the mechanics of Cordova programming and a complete start to finish walkthrough of the application development process.
The book was designed specifically for mobile or web developers who are new to Apache Cordova or Apache Cordova 3. If you have some mobile development experience and want to know what Cordova is all about, then this is the book for you. If you're an old hand at Cordova or PhoneGap, but want to know about what's new in Cordova 3, then this book will teach you most everything you will need to know. If you have been using Cordova 3 to build mobile applications, then you likely won't find very much interesting here.