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Part III. PhoneGap APIs > 18. File - Pg. 263

18 File T he PhoneGap File API provides an application with the methods needed to locate, read, write, copy, move, and remove fles in both temporary and persis- tent fle storage on a mobile device. PhoneGap's implementation of the File API is based in part on the W3C File API: Directories and System specifcation ( At this time, not all of the capabilities of the W3C specifcation have been implemented, but the API provides the essential capabilities a mobile developer will be interested in.