Hybrid app development with Cordova can be challenging at times. While it makes so much sense to build Web applications that can run in as an app in a WebView that can be running on most device platforms, it's good to remember that these apps not 'just' Web apps. There are all these little gotchas that you run into with seemingly simple things that in a normal Web application would just work. Here's one of these fun ones – External links that should not open inside of the current application but in a full web browser instance. Whats's the problem?
External Links stay in the WebView Cordova applications run in a WebView container in iOS and one of the gotchas that you are likely to run into if you have any external links is that external links will try to display in the current WebView of your application. So lets say in my AlbumViewer application I'm viewing an album loaded from the application which displays content from an internal HTML link (or a re-rendered view in this case from Angular). Then there are a few links on the page that link to external content – in this case external...(Read whole news on source site)