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Jorge Ramon06/09/14
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Grouping in a Sencha Touch Store

In this article you will learn the approaches to performing grouping in a Sencha Touch Store. The article covers: Using a Sencha Touch Store’s grouper config, using the Store Class’s setGrouper method, using the Store Class’s setGroupField method, using the Store Class’s setGroupDir method

Alec Noller06/08/14
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The Best of the Week (May 30): 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 5 pitfalls for new Android developers, a comparison of RoboGuice and Butterknife for Android dependency injection, HelloWorld with Java, iOS, and RoboVM, and more.

Doug Winfield06/07/14
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Catch Bugs Before They Reach Your Mobile Users

With mobile apps continuing to thrive and enterprise apps being on the rise, flawless performance is critical. If your app crashes, users will quickly abandon it and find another way to go about their business. In this article, you'll find tips on how to avoid crashes before they happen.

Alec Noller06/06/14
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Cider: Run Native iOS Apps on Android

Java isn't the only way to get an app onto an Android device. In fact, according to the creators of Cider at Columbia University, you can just use an existing iOS app. Cider's announcement page lays out the basics of the tool, which uses "kernel-managed, per-thread personas" to mimic a foreign OS (specifically iOS).

Doug Winfield06/06/14
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My First Hello World with Apple's Swift and Telerik UI for iOS

You’ve heard the big news from WWDC. Apple has a new modern language and it is named Swift. We at Telerik were eager to try the new language and write some code and our first impressions are very positive.

Ricky Yim06/05/14
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HelloWorld with Java, iOS and RoboVM

Ever since native iOS applications have been developed with Objective C, there has been a surprising emergence of alternatives to using Objective C as the language to develop these applications.

Ricky Yim06/05/14
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Why Swift is Making iOS Development Fun Again

When native applications were possible for iOS through Objective C, the author always thought that the language itself represented a "barrier to entry" to doing any iOS development. So come WWDC 2014, and the Swift programming language announcement, and he is excited again about iOS development.

Matt Lacey06/05/14
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Universal Apps are Confusing Because They're Not Apps...

... they're solution templates. "Universal app" is a nice term though, isn't it? It speaks to the idea of a single app that can run everywhere. We know that's not the reality but it seems like what a lot of people want to aspire to. So, what of these templates if they're not apps?

Alec Noller06/04/14
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Dev of the Week: Jakub Holý

Every week here and in our newsletter, 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 Jakub Holý, solution engineer at Iterate AS in Oslo, Norway.

Nabil Hachicha06/04/14
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Android Gradle: Add Native .so Dependencies

Handling native dependencies in your Gradle build can be a challenge, so the author wrote android-native-dependencies, a Gradle plugin for your native libs on Android.

Sasha Goldshtein06/04/14
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Intents, Contracts, and App Extensions: App Communication on Android, Windows Phone, and iOS

iOS 8 (and OS X Yosemite) will be equipped with app-to-app communication capabilities that can extend system functionality through a set of well-defined extension points. This is, without a doubt, the major iOS 8 feature. But how powerful are these extensibility features compared to Android and Windows Phone?

Harsha Vardhan06/04/14
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Android: Solution "install parse failed no certificates"

When trying to install a third party apk using the ADB tool, the author has faced a "Failure [INSTALL_PARSE_FAILED_NO_CERTIFICATES]" error. To resolve the issue, he followed these steps.

Whitney Baker06/03/14
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DZone Weekly Link Round-up (June 3)

This week's topics include news out of the WWDC including OS X Yosemite and iOS 8, the first Tizen smartphone, Google satellites, Apple's swift programming language, some great infographics about programming languages, a robot inspired (and as terrifying as) raptors, and more.

Marco Siccardi06/03/14
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How to Use the WebAuthenticationBroker in a Windows Phone 8.1 Silverlight App

The WebAuthenticationBroker (WAB) needs some other code to work properly in a Silverlight project, and this post will go through all steps that are needed for this.

Whitney Baker06/03/14
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Apple Introduces Swift with iOS 8 at WDCC

Many things were announced at Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference (WDCC) on June 2, but one of the most intriguing developments was the introduction of Swift, a new programming language that works alongside Objective-C to make developing for iOS and OS X more streamlined.