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Raymond Camden07/10/14
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Cordova Sample: Check for a File and Download if it Isn't There

I've begun work on trying to answer the questions I gathered concerning Cordova's FileSystem support. I'm trying to build "real" samples to go along. My first is simple, but relevant for the types of things folks may do with Cordova and the file system - checking to see if a file exists locally, and if not, fetching it.

Alec Noller07/09/14
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The Best of DZone: July 1 - 8

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include dynamic CSS classes with SASS, deploying a RabbitMQ cluster on Google Compute Engine, why you should stop unit testing database code, what makes a good programmer, and more.

Alec Noller07/09/14
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Google Play Services 5.0 is Here to Choke Your Apps

Last week, Google Play Services 5.0 was released. There's been some talk recently that its swift growth may be beneficial when it comes to cleaning up fragmentation, but there could be some drawbacks. According to Jake Wharton, in fact, there may be more drawback than benefit.

Murat Aydin07/09/14
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Review: Learning Pentesting for Android Devices

The book is a very nice introduction to pentesting for Android Devices. It is very easy to follow the book and you dont need to open your notebook to follow the book. It covers many aspects of...

Gonzalo Ayuso07/08/14
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Token Based Authentication with Silex and AngularJS

According to my last post, today we’re going to create a AngularJS application that uses the Silex Backend that we create previously. The idea of this application is to use it within a Phonegap/Cordova application running in a mobile device.

Steve Smith07/07/14
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Continuous Delivery Pipeline Pattern: Analysis Stage

The entry point of a Continuous Delivery pipeline is its Commit Stage, and as such manages the compilation, unit testing, analysis, and packaging of source code whenever a change is committed to version control.

Benjamin Ball07/07/14
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Gradle 2.0 Release - Brings Backwards Compatibility, Memory Efficiency, and Higher Performance

Gradle 2.0 came out last week, and it's a pretty big move from Gradle--the first major version update they've done. With the major release comes a baseline of backwards compatibility, and a significantly simplified codebase.

Jorge Ramon07/07/14
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Remote Grouping in a Sencha Touch Store

In this article you are going to learn how to perform remote grouping in a Sencha Touch Store using a .Net backend. The tutorial covers using a Sencha Touch Store's grouper config, using the Store Class's remoteGroup config, using the Store Class's setGrouper method, and more.

Alec Noller07/07/14
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Game of Phones: The Worldwide Battle for Mobile Developer Mindshare

For DZone's 2014 Guide to Mobile Development, we created an infographic to illustrate the market share for different mobile platforms and visualize global trends: Game of Phones.

Benjamin Ball07/06/14
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The Best of the Week (June 27): Internet of Things

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Internet of Things Zone (June 27 to July 3). This week's topics include Google I/O's Android platforms, Salesforce wearable development, fog computing in IoT, Eclipse SmartHome, and new Zumo robots.

Mehul Rajput07/04/14
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Intro to Major Android App Development Architectural Patterns in Brief

There are numerous Android application development patterns in use these days, such as MVC, Layered Abstraction, Command, Flyweight, Adapter, etc. However, the first two are highly useful in modern contexts.

Julius Of Wp7agile07/04/14
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Review: Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8

Are you already using Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8? It doesn't matter what your response is. Geoff Webber-Cross’s 'Learning Windows Azure Mobile Services for Windows 8...

Benjamin Ball07/03/14
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OpenStack Turns 4 - The Top 4 OpenStack Articles in its Lifetime!

It was recently mentioned this week on OpenStack's blog that OpenStack, the free and much-loved open source cloud computing platform, will turn 4 years old on July 19th, and they're declaring it a cause for celebration.

Raymond Camden07/03/14
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GapDebug, a New Mobile Debugging Tool

For the past few days I've been playing with a new, and rather interesting, mobile debugging tool called GapDebug. It provides a simpler way to debug both iOS and Android mobile applications, and works with web pages, PhoneGap, and Cordova applications.

Jim Bird07/03/14
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10 Ways to Make Your App More Secure: #7 Logging and Intrusion Detection

Logging is a straightforward part of any system. But logging is important for more than troubleshooting and debugging. It is also critical for activity auditing, intrusion detection (telling ops when the system is being hacked) and forensics (figuring out what happened after the system was hacked).