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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.

Doug Winfield08/15/14
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Functional GUI Testing and Kendo UI

Telerik Test Studio helps teams solve just these problems, and the terrific integration points with Kendo UI make it even easier. Moreover, Test Studio helps you create solid, flexible, maintainable test suites that won't kill you with high maintenance costs as your system grows.

Max Katz08/15/14
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Video: Using PhoneGap APIs in Appery.io App

The video shows how to use the PhoneGap API when building a mobile app in Appery.io. The video demonstrates the following APIs: Beep (sound), notification, geolocation, barcode scanner, camera, and accelerometer.

Michael Georgiou08/15/14
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Mobile App Marketing: 5 Strategies to Boost Your App Downloads

Here are 5 marketing strategies that can help get your app discovered, thereby helping you boost your app’s download.

John Esposito08/14/14
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The Programming Challenges of IoT

There are two programming challenges for IoT: data & control, and information & business logic. For this article, we’re going to talk about the programming problems we can solve around IoT. We’ll start at the bottom (data and control) and work our way up to the big picture (information and business logic).

Juhani Lehtimaki08/14/14
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Revisiting Yahoo! Apps

Yahoo! have been busy building Android apps some of which are among the most beautiful apps on the platform.

Phil Whelan08/14/14
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DevOps: Tools Vs Culture

DevOps is a marriage between tools and culture. If you are just using the tools that you heard about at a recent DevOps Days and not also embracing the culture (or at least working towards it) then you're not really "doing DevOps".

Raymond Camden08/14/14
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An Example of Cordova's Camera PopoverOptions

One of the interesting features in Cordova's Camera API is something called popoverOptions. While the docs do explain what this feature does, it may not be entirely clear how it works so I whipped up a quick example, with screen shots, to demonstrate what it does.

Matteo Pagani08/14/14
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Using Caliburn Micro with Universal Windows App: Design Time Data

Design data is basically a way to create fake data, which is loaded only when the View is displayed in Blend or in the Visual Studio designer. Let’s see how to manage this scenario using Caliburn Micro.

Alec Noller08/13/14
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Dev of the Week: Markus Winand

Every week, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Markus Winand, author, trainer, and coach specializing in helping developers deal with SQL performance issues.

Alec Noller08/13/14
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The Best of DZone: August 5 - 12

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include the meaning of Google's source code release, how to combine D3 with AngularJS, rules of thumb for MongoDB schema design, the release of DZone's Unit Testing Checklist, and more!

Benjamin Ball08/12/14
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An Early Mover's Guide to the Internet of Things

In the very near future, as more and more things connect to the internet, internet connectivity from IoT devices will dwarf the amount of traditional web browsing. The core standards and assumptions that will drive this next revolution in computing technology are still being established.