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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.

Alec Noller07/22/14
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Not Even Apple Knows Swift Yet

Rob Napier knows quite a bit about Objective-C, but he doesn't know Swift. And more importantly, according to Napier, neither does anybody else - not even Apple.

Raymond Camden07/22/14
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Yet Another Cordova/PhoneGap Debugging Tip

Want another way to debug Cordova/PhoneGap apps? This isn't new, but I tend to forget about this option, and it came in handy yesterday, so I thought I would share.

Alec Noller07/21/14
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DZone's 200th Refcard Released: Java Performance Optimization

Today, DZone released Refcard #200: Java Performance Optimization. To mark the significance of this milestone, this Refcard boasts a complete redesign - all the information you expect from a Refcard in a shiny new package!

Mehdi Daoudi07/21/14
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Adaptive vs. Responsive Web Design: Quantifying the Difference on Mobile

We decided to undertake a little experiment to see how well Adaptive and Responsive Web Design performed when monitored from a mobile device profile. The sites were monitored from four backbone locations in New York and another four in San Francisco.

Raymond Camden07/21/14
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First Release of Cordova Brackets Extension

I blogged about this a few days ago, but I think I'm ready to really release my Cordova Brackets extension. The code is pretty much crap and it's really lacking in providing good feedback while it works, but the initial feature list is complete.

Mehul Rajput07/19/14
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Schedule Regular Updates Using Background Fetch in iPhone App Development

Background Fetch is a very helpful features in iOS. iPhone developers can take advantages in their iPhone app development particularly in UX designing where regular app updates would take place without affecting seamless user experiences and work flows.

Ben Wilcock07/18/14
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Event Tracking with Analytics API v4 for Android

Event tracking can help by enabling you to develop a sense of how popular a particular feature is and how often it’s getting used by users of your app.