• submit to reddit
Juhani Lehtimaki04/11/12
2 replies

Multi-platform Frameworks Follow Up

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.

Jorge Ramon04/11/12
0 replies

How to Create a Sencha Touch 2 App: Part 3

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.

Greg Duncan04/10/12
0 replies

If You Can't Make Data, Then Fake Data...

In this post, Greg Duncan introduces Faker.Net, which supports loads of different ways to fake data from addresses, to names, and even phone numbers for use in Windows Phone and .Net apps.

Tony Russell-rose04/10/12
0 replies

Mobile Search Usability Design Considerations

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.

Juhani Lehtimaki04/10/12
1 replies

Android is Awesome. Here's Why

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.

Shai Almog04/10/12
3 replies

Codename One - Making WORA Real Again For Mobile Devices

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!

Tony Siciliani04/09/12
0 replies

Android SMS popup - Part Four: Implicit Intents

Part Four of the Android SMS Popup application illustrating some of Android's fundamental concepts: Broadcast Receivers, Activities and Intents.

Karthikeyan Anb...04/09/12
0 replies

Changing the Language Settings in the Windows Phone Emulator

In this tutorial, Karthikeyan Anbarasan will show you how to change the language settings in the Windows Phone Emulator while testing your region specific application.

Chris Smith04/09/12
0 replies

Using Windows Phone Camera and Imaging APIs to their Full Potential

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.

Raymond Camden04/09/12
2 replies

Adding Database Synchronization to Your PhoneGap Project

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.

Douglas Rathbone04/08/12
1 replies

Things I Missed So You Won’t Have To – WP7 SDK

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 Duncan04/07/12
0 replies

WP Dev Guide Update, Building Windows Phone 7.1/5 apps with MVVM, that are testable 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 Helle04/07/12
0 replies

Windows Phone and HTML5: A Match Made in Heaven?

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.

Erik Ejlskov Jensen04/06/12
0 replies

Windows Phone Local Database Tip: Exploring DELETE Performance and a “Bug Alert”

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.

Samidip Basu04/06/12
0 replies

7 Deadly Sins for Windows Phone Developers: Wrath

Sam Basu continues his series on the "7 Deadly Sins for Windows Phone Developers" and in this post, discusses Wrath, and how to avoid it as a developer.