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Matt Lacey11/19/14
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How to Add a Twitter Feed to Your App Studio App

I've recently released an app for the UK based charity Toilet Twinning. The app started life in App Studio but I wanted to add the ability to show tweets from a specific account in the app. This post is an attempt to address this and show how to add a twitter feed to an app studio app.

Lauren Clapper11/18/14
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Nokia's N1: Is It Just Another iPad Imitator?

Only months after selling its device business to Microsoft, Nokia has announced its N1 tablet. While it might look familiar to you, it has some slick features that will set it apart from its competitors.

Michael Crump11/18/14
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Why iOS Developers Still Need to Know Objective-C

Even with all the advantages that Swift has to offer with iOS, nothing beats its big brother, Objective-C. Here are the reasons it still pays off to still learn the language - even if you want to jump straight into Swift.

Mehul Rajput11/18/14
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Improving Your Google App Play Rankings – The Smart Way

After all the time and effort that you have invested into getting that Android app, you now need to focus solely on ranking your app at the top of the Play Store. The number of downloads its getting and the people who are satisfied using it together tell you how successful your app truly is!

Val Huber11/18/14
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5 Critical REST Services for Mobile Developers

Having built REST servers from scratch, I can confidently say that building REST server from scratch takes a lot of code and time. To save you time, here are the five critical REST services your team must have in order to stand up to the test of building an enterprise mobile back-end server.

Lammert Westerhoff11/17/14
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iOS Localization Tricks for Storyboard and NIB Files

Localization in iOS from Interface Builder designed UI has never been without any problems. In this post I'll show a couple of tricks that can help with the Localization of Storyboard and Nib files.

Lauren Clapper11/16/14
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Best of the Week (Nov 7): Mobile Zone

Here's the top articles for the week of November 7. Features include the debate over Android apps, Microsoft's ploys to win you over, what Beacons can do for your small business, and developing for the new Windows 8 phone.

Marco Siccardi11/16/14
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How to capture a photo in your Windows Phone 8.1 Runtime app - Part I: The Preview of the Photo to Capture

With the recent release of the public beta of RandR, I also learned a lot about taking photos from within an Windows Phone 8.1 app. There are several differences to Windows Phone 8, so I decided to start this three part series on how to capture a photo in your app.

Lauren Clapper11/15/14
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Best of the Week (Nov 7): Mobile Zone

Here's the top articles for the week of November 7. Features include the debate over Android apps, Microsoft's ploys to win you over, what Beacons can do for your small business, and developing for the new Windows 8 phone.

Burke Holland11/14/14
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Adding Real World Context to Mobile Apps with Beacons

There are affordable ways to leverage the power of beacons as a promotional tool, even for smaller businesses. Introducing Estimotes! For the purposes of this tutorial, I’m going to demonstrate how to create a more ‘civic hack’ type of project, an app for a public library.

Jari Timonen11/14/14
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Getting Started with Windows Phone 8 Development

So, you got tools to getting started with Windows Phone 8 Development, but don’t know how to do it? How do I design my UI? In this post I will try to answer to these questions.

Francesco Azzola11/13/14
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A Guide to Android Recycler and CardView

The new support library in Android Lollipop introduced two new UI widgets: RecyclerView and CardView. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to use these widgets and show how we can mix them.

Nico Vermeir11/13/14
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Grid Column Behavior: Xamarin XAML vs Micorsoft XAML

Switching betwen Xamarin XAML and Microsoft XAML can present problems when developing apps for Microsoft. In this post I’ve shown a difference in implementation between Xamarin Forms XAML and Microsoft XAML, and how to fix it.

John Walter11/12/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Enterprise Integration

DZone's 2014 Guide to Enterprise Integration was produced to help you discover emerging information about the Enterprise Integration landscape. Enterprise Integration poses huge challenges for developers, and with so many different technologies to choose from, finding the right solution can be tricky.

Chris Beauchamp11/12/14
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The Rich Keep Getting Richer [UPDATED]

How does your app's rank in search results affect its success? Turns out, it's quite a lot, and some apps might be paying to change their ranking in order to get more downloads.