My previous post about multi-platform frameworks started a very interesting discussion. Big thanks to everybody who contributed into the discussion. The discussion wasn't only limited to the blog comments so here are few other places worth taking a peek.
We will start by learning how to use Sencha Touch’s Form components to edit data in an application, and how to use a LocalStorageProxy instance to cache data on the device running the application. In addition, we will learn how to create transitions and connect different Views in a multi-view application.
This article presents a framework of mobile information needs, juxtaposing search motives—casual, lookup, learn, and investigate—with search types—informational, geographic, personal information management, and transactional.
To me the most impressive feature of the Android operating system is Android intents. Looking at competing mobile operating systems trying to figure out how to integrate Twitter and Facebook to their platforms makes me smile. Android got it right.
Codename One is a practical way to develop Java applications for iPhone/iPad as well as every other mobile device. If you loved Swing and the ideas of WORA then Codename One is something you should definitely follow closely!
While presenting at Microsoft Tech Days - Helsinki 2012, Michael Samarin of Futurice Oy discusses how to utilize the Windows Phone Camera and Imaging APIs to their fullest potential. Michael also touches on the impact of the Nokia 900, which will feature a front facing camera.
For the past few days I've been working on a proof of concept PhoneGap application that demonstrates an example of database synchronization. This is a fairly complex topic and I'm only going to demonstrate one version of this, but I hope the concepts, code, and example application are useful to people hoping to tackle the same problem.
Doug Rathbone has put together this great post of things he missed during his development journey through Windows Phone 7, including Globalization, Localization, Wi-Fi Browser Login Problems, and more...
Greg Duncan provides some great links to the latest developments for Windows Phone including an updated Windows Phone Developer Guide, Developing Windows Phone Apps using MVVM, Building Advanced Windows Phone Applications, and Building Testable Windows Phone apps...
Christian Helle gave a presentation at the Danish Developer Conference 2012 on Windows Phone and HTML5. In his presentation, Christain discuses several topics including: HTML5 enabled mobile web applications, Geolocation, and embedding HTML5 content in a Silverlight application.
In the previous installments in this series of Windows Phone Local Database tips, Erik Jensen has been exploring SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, CREATE DATABASE and Encryption. Now the time has come to have a closer look at DELETE, and investigate how they can be optimized (if possible). He will look at deleting multiple rows in a single call to SubmitChanges.