Creating a New Application using EnableX Cordova Plugin

  • Create a new application
cordova create SampleApp com.example.sampleapp videoconferencing
  • Add Platform
cordova platform add ios cordova platform add android
  • Add EnableX Plugin into your Project
cordova plugin add enablex-cordova-plugin
  • Set up Cordova/Ionic application on Android using the following steps:
  • Step 1: Go inside the Cordova project and open the Android folder

If the Android platform already added, remove Android and add again using the below command

ionic cordova platform rm android && ionic cordova platform add android 
  • Step 2: Set the Minimum SDK version and desugaring in file as shown: 
  • Step 3: Add the required libraries like webrtc and socket in the project. properties file as shown:
  • Step 4: If you face a “merge debug resource failed” error, then add packagingOptions in the app-level build.gradle file in android block 
Execution failed for task ':app:mergeDebugJavaResource'. 

> A failure occurred while executing$ActionFacade 

   > More than one file was found with OS independent path 'META-INF/DEPENDENCIES'. 
packagingOptions { 
        exclude 'META-INF/DEPENDENCIES' 
        exclude 'META-INF/LICENSE' 
        exclude 'META-INF/LICENSE.txt' 
        exclude 'META-INF/license.txt' 
        exclude 'META-INF/NOTICE' 
        exclude 'META-INF/NOTICE.txt' 
        exclude 'META-INF/notice.txt' 
        exclude 'META-INF/ASL2.0' 
  • Set up Cordova/Ionic on iOS using the following steps:
  • Step 1: Add iOS project 
ionic cordova platform add ios/ cordova platform add ios 

This installs all dependency EnableX libraries through Pod.  

  • Step 2: Go to your iOS project folder and open xcode. 
  • Step 3: Set up your certificate.  
  • Step 4: Build the app either through command line or through xcode.
  • Build application
cordova build
  • Run the application
cordova run ios
cordova run android

Try the Sample Application demonstrating EnableX Cordova Plugin

  • Clone or download Repository for Demo Application
  • Go to the terminal and change your directory to the root of the sample project that you want to run.
  • Install the required node modules
npm install
  • Add required Platforms (Android or iOS)
cordova platform add iOS //add iOS to your project
cordova platform add android //add android to your project
  • Configure the following variables before running the application
var userName = "USERNAME"; /* HTTP Basic Auth Username of App Server */
var password = "PASSWORD"; /* HTTP Basic Auth Password of App Server */
var kBaseURL = "FQDN" /* FQDN of App Server URL */
  • For Android only: Enable Multidex
cordova plugin add cordova-plugin-enable-multidex
  • Run the application
cordova run ios // to run iOS project
cordova run android // to run Android project

Device Permission

Setup for iOS

Open the info.plist and add:

  • Privacy – Microphone Usage description and add a note in the Value column.
  • Privacy – Camera Usage description and add a note in the Value column.

Error & Exceptions

Cordova SDK method call might face exception cases and fail. In such cases a JSON is returned through Callback. Example of JSON Object given below:

	"errorCode": Number,
	"msg": "String",
	"desc": "String"
  • errorCode– Number. Error Code.
  • msg – String. Error Message.
  • desc – String. Optional. Descriptive explanation of the error.