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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.

Alec Noller08/12/14
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Android Studio 0.8.6 and ADT Plugin for Eclipse 23.0.3 Released

Android Studio 0.8.6 and the ADT plugin for Eclipse 23.0.3 have been released! Both provide a number of bug fixes, more critical in the ADT plugin than in Android Studio.

Gonzalo Ayuso08/12/14
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Upgrading Cordova-Android Apps Outside Google Play Store with AngularJS

Recently I’ve been working on enterprise mobile apps. These apps aren’t distributed using any marketplace, so I need to handle the distribution process. This post is about one big problem that appears when we need to upgrade our apps: how does the user know that there’s a new version of the application?

Raymond Camden08/12/14
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How to Make a Phone Call Via GMail

This falls under the "obvious" category (like probably most of my posts), but as I had trouble finding it before, I figured I'd share this tip. To make a phone call from GMail, with the new Hangouts features, follow these steps.

Alec Noller08/11/14
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New in iOS 8: Everything an iOS Dev Needs to Know

If you're an iOS developer trying to keep up with the new features in iOS 8, you'll want to take a look at Sam Davies' iOS8 Day-by-Day series. It covers a new iOS 8 feature each day, and it's a pretty wide range of topics, such as UIVisualEffects, Asynchronous Testing, Rotation Deprecation, and more.

Alex Curylo08/11/14
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Review: Learning iPhone Game Development with Cocos2D 3.0

Quite the twisted trail it’s been since we first noticed cocos2d-iphone way back in 2008 and watched it grow, split, recombine, be acquired, and eventually have the founder jump ship for the C++ version cocos2d-x. Today, we’re going to take a look at the first and only book out there on learning modern Cocos2D-Swift.

Doug Winfield08/11/14
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Telerik Data Access Deployment DOs and DON’Ts

One of the most common topics in your questions to us is the deployment of the applications you developed with Telerik Data Access. To make the process flawless for you, here we suggest a few tips for solving the easy-to-miss hitches related to Telerik Data Access.

Alec Noller08/10/14
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The Best of the Week (Aug. 1): Mobile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone. This week's best include Swift and Sprite Kit for physics and particles, the options for writing mobile applications, the importance of supporting user goals, and more.