Several people have asked me if it is possible to display a PDF File
in a Windows Phone 7 application after they saw me do in a Silverlight application. The answer
is yes and it is a lot easier than you might expect. Let’s get started.
Head over to...
The screen size of a tablet device is much bigger than a smartphone
one. It’s very close to a desktop one. If you plan to develop a mobile
application and run it on smarphones and tablets, you need to adapt the UI (your
views) for several reasons: user...
Recently, I came across the 5.2 Performance and Resource Management
issue. This is a problem because you do not really get a whole lot of
direction as to what is wrong with your application. So here are some basic
tips to troubleshoot this issue very...
The next featured ImagineCup team is SIMPLEX from Romania. These guys built a Kinect-based medical recovery assistant - a fairly unique system that allows patients with neurological, orthopedic or rheumatologic
pathologies to easily recover by practicing...
I’m sure there’s a reason, but why is it that the most popular games
on mobile devices are mindless efforts like bird-flinging? Don’t get me
wrong…Angry Birds is addictive and fun, but it’s also generally
mindless. Games like Plants vs....
I talked earlier today as part of Adobe Developer Week on synching up data between ColdFusion and AIR (mobile) clients.
I referenced a whole bunch of pages in my talk, and wanted to link them all out at once.
When creating an application it is often a good idea to add support
for localization so it’s easy to update and add new languages to your
application. For the PinCodeKepper app I only need to localize the text
since all icons and graphics used are...
The State of GPS Data from Mobile Devices
Most of the mobile devices today support GPS geo tagging. In fact
most of them come bundled with navigation software that uses GPS and
therefore all the pictures and (maybe) videos can be geo tagged. But as...
As mentioned in my earlier post,
I would be covering my experience of working in Expression Blend. In
this article we start from the basic layout of Blend and how you can use
it more efficiently by using Keyboard Shortcuts.
The other day I stumbled on a Make Use Of article about buzztouch, a
"iPhone, iPad, Android app builder and content management system."
Since we're researching options for creating cross-platform mobile
applications, and the article indictated...
The mysterious “June update” is out ! It’s Flash Builder 4.5.1. I’m a
Flex developer and I AM SUPER EXCITED. For many years, I have been able
to build first-class web applications and even desktop apps thanks to
the AIR runtime. This morning I woke...
In this post I will tell you which three properties I use for almost
every one of my Windows Phone applications. The first property is used by me to
determine if the application is running in trial mode or full mode.
Second property is provided to identify...
Ah, remember the old days when it was actually a challenge to write
image manipulation code? My, it certainly is about two orders of
magnitude simpler these days:
Image Manipulation with UIGestureRecognizer: scale, move, rotate
Adobe just released AIR 2.7.
I’d just like to walk through the new features of this runtime to
highlight the most significant ones for Enterprise projects. Adobe AIR
is used by many organizations for internal employees. It can bring some