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Alex Curylo07/30/14
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Xcode 6: Usable Testing

If you’d overlooked the improvements to testing in Xcode 6, understandably enough what with the new language and all, they’re definitely worth taking a look at

Alex Curylo07/30/14
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Unsustainable Apps: Revolved

The good news is that there's a pretty cool open sourced app for you to check out. The bad news, on the other hand, is that it suggests some negative things about the mobile app industry.

Doug Winfield07/29/14
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Verified Plugins Marketplace: Your Source for Verified Cordova/PhoneGap Plugins

With custom plugins, hybrid mobile developers are able to extend the functionality of their mobile apps beyond what is normally possible with the Cordova/PhoneGap framework. The problem, though, is that the custom plugin space is still the "wild west" - until recently, that is.

Alec Noller07/28/14
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Introducing DZone's 2014 Guide to Internet of Things

DZone's 2014 Guide to Internet of Things was produced to help you understand the growing variety of technologies, tools, and companies behind IoT, along with the challenges it faces and the vast potential it holds.

Gonzalo Ayuso07/28/14
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Testing Phonegap/Cordova Applications Fast as Hell in the Device (with Ionic Framework)

Normally when we work with Phonegap/Cordova applications we work in two phases. First we develop the application locally using our browser. That’s the “fast” phase. But when we need to run the application on a real device, that's when we get to the "slow" phase.

Alex Curylo07/28/14
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Dringend: Xcode On Your iPad

OK, this one wins top honours in the “Just Because We Can” category: How would you like to develop your Xcode project... on your iPad?

Simon Jackson07/28/14
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Mastering Unity 2D Game Development–Animation Curves

In the run up to the launch of my first published title Mastering Unity 2D Game Development (a book this time) I'm going to be doing some short snippets from some of the many exciting things you will learn within its pages.

Erich Styger07/26/14
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Flashing a New Android Image to the RIoT Board

I understand the challenges of board vendors: they produce many boards, and typically they have an early/first firmware version on it.

Raymond Camden07/25/14
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PhoneGap Day US and EU Announced

PhoneGap Day is easily one of my favorite conferences. It has a very laid back vibe. The sessions are short and sweet (20 minutes or so a pop). The schwag is actually useful. Out of all the conferences I attend, this one just feels the most relaxed, fun, and educational as well.

Alex Curylo07/25/14
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Print On Demand: Kite SDK

We mentioned another print on demand service the Sincerely Ship Library a long time ago, and they still seem to be around as well, but if you want more than postcards, the Kite Print SDK looks interesting.

Alec Noller07/24/14
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The Best of DZone: July 17 - 23

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include a Spring MVC 3 view controller example, a look at the new mobile database, Realm, the Java origins of AngularJS, 5 quick points about threads in Java EE, and more.

Raymond Camden07/24/14
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Cordova Sample: Reading a Text File

A few weeks back I began a list of questions to help build a PhoneGap/Cordova File System FAQ. As I work through the questions I'm building little samples (like this one) to help demonstrate various FileSystem features. Today's is really simple, but as always, I figure people can find this helpful even if it trivial.

Michael Crump07/24/14
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Disable the Screenshot Functionality in Windows Phone 8.1 Apps

In Windows Phone 8.1, anyone can take a screenshot by pressing the power button and the volume-up key at the same time. A customer was concerned about privacy in their enterprise app and asked me if they could disable this functionality for Windows Phone 8.1.

Alec Noller07/23/14
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Dev of the Week: Pierre-Hugues Charbonneau

Every week here and in our newsletter, we feature a new developer/blogger from the DZone community. This week we're talking to Pierre-Hugues Charbonneau, Senior IT Consultant and System Architect at CGI Inc., and author of DZone's 200th Refcard: Java Performance Optimization.

Kon Soulianidis07/23/14
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Swift from an Objective-C Developer’s Perspective

After the most recent WWDC, most iOS developers aren’t talking about cool new iOS 8 features or APIs. Instead, they’re talking about a whole new language: Swift.