Since the inception of Hybrid Mobile technologies, the number of web developers turning to mobile development has increased tremendously. Hybrid mobile technologies empower a web developer to develop mobile applications which run on multiple mobile platforms. All without learning native platform languages and utilizing existing skills. Hybrid Mobile technologies have evolved a lot and many […]
This app makes use of the jQuery Mobile framework to implement the UI elements which scales consistently on various cross platform devices and web browsers. This post describes how a line is drawn using HTML5 canvas and then explains how jQuery touch and mouse event handlers are used to implement free style drawing using touch and mouse. It also […]
Yesterday at GoogleIO, Google announced Android Studio, a new development environment for authoring Android applications. This is a great looking new IDE for Android, based off of IntelliJ IDEA, with some new Android-specific tools and features. You can read more about Android Studio on the Google Android Developers blog.
Beginning May 1st 2013, apps submitted to the Apple App Store… must be built for iOS devices with Retina display and iPhone apps must also support the 4-inch display on iPhone 5 will no longer accept new apps or app updates that access UDIDs Cordova/PhoneGap fulfills requirement (1) since version 2.5.0 and fulfills requirement (2) […]
WEB developers very often prefer to use jQuery and jQuery Mobile. In previous my blogs “Using PhoneGap in Windows 8 Store Applications” and “PhoneGap + jQuery Mobile for Windows Phone 8 Hybrid Applications” you learned how to start with PhoneGap / Apache Cordova for Windows Store applications and how to use PhoneGap and jQuery Mobile […]
For the uninitiated, PhoneGap (or Cordova; I’m going to use the terms interchangeably) lets you write native applications for Android, iOS, and other mobile platforms as if they were web apps. That’s really exciting because I know web stuff, but I have no interest in investing the time to learn my way through an increasing […]
I am asked all the time “How do I get started developing PhoneGap applications?”. My normal answer is to advise people to check out the PhoneGap Getting Started Guides, which provide a great starting point for every platform. However after further thought, I’m not sure this is always what people are asking. Rather than “how […]
In this release we are excited to announce full support for Windows Phone 8. If you haven’t used PhoneGap, it is incredible for cross platform rapid prototyping. And I am not saying this simply because they are a sponsor of our Orlando 2013 conference, but they are. I have personally used PhoneGap on several projects […]