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Alec Noller08/27/14
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The Best of Dzone: August 20 - 27

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include JPA Hibernate alternatives, an explanation of the Hadoop ecosystem, why you shouldn't waste time on code reviews, new features coming in Java 9, a rejection of Google's programming tests, and more.

Alex Curylo08/27/14
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Core Data And Swift

Here's an decently comprehensive curation of important tools as the Swift world dawns — keep an eye on all of these to see how they adapt to new world Swiftiness

Simon Gladman08/26/14
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Swarm Chemistry for iOS with Swift

Last summer, I created a few Flash based applications recreating Hiroki Sayama's Swarm Chemistry. I thought that as a follow on from my recent experiments with NSOperation and threading for iOS, I'd try the same in Swift.

Ajitesh Kumar08/26/14
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Cordova Hello World with Android & Eclipse IDE

This article is aimed to get you started with Cordova, an open-source mobile development framework, with Eclipse IDE and write your first Android app, Hello World. Read about what is Cordova, how & who should use it on this page.

Joost Van Schaik08/25/14
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Querying the Windows Phone 8.1 Map When There Are Child Objects Over It

To my dismay, I also discovered that the MapTapped event does not fire either when you tap on a location where a child object is displayed. Ergo – if you tap on the cross where the Windows Phone logo is displayed, nothing happens. So how am I to find out what’s underneath there?

Alec Noller08/22/14
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MPAndroidChart: A Library for Charts & Graphs in Android

If you're looking for some ways to chart and visualize your data in an Android app, here's a library that might make your life a bit easier: MPAndroidChart.

Max Katz08/22/14
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Building a Mobile App with Database in 5 Minutes

This video shows how to build a simple, yet complete mobile app connected to a cloud database via REST APIs.

Raymond Camden08/21/14
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Ionic and Cordova's DeviceReady: My Solution

I've been madly in love with the Ionic framework lately, but I've run into an issue that I'm having difficulty with. I thought I'd blog about the problem and demonstrate a solution that worked for me. To be clear, I think my solution is probably wrong. I'm sharing this blog entry as a way to discuss and get some feedback.

Alec Noller08/20/14
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The Best of DZone: August 12 - 19

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include avoding Hibernate anemia, MongoDB at MachineShop, the release of Android Studio 0.8.6, part 3 of a series on MongoDB schema design, and the second set of AngularJS interview questions.

Benjamin Ball08/20/14
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Java 9 Features Announced — What Do You Think?

JDK 9 features have been announced, and we want to know what you think about them! Are these features something you've been waiting for, or are you a bit underwhelmed? Do some of these proposals seem to go against improvements that you want? Post a comment and tell us!

Doug Winfield08/20/14
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3 Steps to Crafting an Effective Mobile Strategy for Your Enterprise

Having talked to a number of enterprise customers (those that were successful in creating a strategy), I spotted a pattern that inspired me to write this blog post. The process for creating a mobile strategy is overly complex, to summarize the effort and the approach, I will try to boil it down to the basic concepts.

Alec Noller08/19/14
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Why Google Should Bring Scala to Android

There have been quite a few discussions lately of the idea that Google ought to open Android up to something other than Java. You know, Dart, or Go, or Groovy. From Madhukara Phatek, though, comes another idea: Scala for Android.

Raymond Camden08/19/14
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Targeting a Device Type with Cordova Emulate

Today I've got yet another Cordova tip that was probably known to most people. I'm working on a sample application that needs to run on an iPad, not an iPhone, but the problem was that every time I ran cordova emulate ios, it would fire up the application in an iPhone.

Alec Noller08/18/14
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Refcard Expansion Pack: Getting Started with Play Framework

This week, DZone released its latest Refcard: Getting Started with Play Framework. If you're interested in learning more about the Play Framework or sharpening your skills, we decided to dig into the DZone archives and find some of the most popular posts we've had on the topic.

Has Altaiar08/18/14
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Mobile Test-Driven Development, Part 3: Running Your Unit Tests From Your IDE

This post shows how we can have test driven development for mobile. We will look at options for running our tests from within our IDE and finding the right test runner for our development env without the need to launch an emulator or deploy to a device every time we want to run the tests.