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Max Katz07/14/14
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Learn How to Build a Complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with the Appery.io in Atlanta

I will be in Atlanta July 16 showing how to build a complete HTML5/PhoneGap App with Appery.io. The event is sponsored by Atlanta HTML5 User Group and Atlanta Mobile Developers Group. Hope to see you there.

Ricky Yim07/11/14
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Swift REPL

A Read-eval-print-loop (REPL) is a simple program that takes input and immediately gives user feedback. The new language from Apple, Swift comes complete with its own REPL shell. To use it follow these simple instructions in a terminal.

Raymond Camden07/11/14
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Proof of Concept Cordova integration with Brackets

The past few days I've been working on a new Brackets extension that integrated with the Cordova command line tool. I've got a rough draft of it ready with almost every feature prepared so I thought I'd go ahead and let people know in case they wanted to start hacking on it.

Has Altaiar07/10/14
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TDD in Mobile Development, Part 2: Portable Tiny Inversion of Control Container

Previously, we looked at writing unit and integration tests for platform-specific code in Android and iOS. Also, I promised to show you how to write cross platform unit tests that would assert your logic once and for many platforms. However, in order to do that, you need to first consider how testable is your code.

Matt Lacey07/10/14
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SQLitePCL vs. Akavache

Earlier this week I shared the news that there is now an "official(ish)" version of SQLite that can be used in what Microsoft calls "Universal Apps". I was asked how this compares with using Akavache, and if I have any recommendations.

Raymond Camden07/10/14
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Cordova Sample: Check for a File and Download if it Isn't There

I've begun work on trying to answer the questions I gathered concerning Cordova's FileSystem support. I'm trying to build "real" samples to go along. My first is simple, but relevant for the types of things folks may do with Cordova and the file system - checking to see if a file exists locally, and if not, fetching it.

Alec Noller07/09/14
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The Best of DZone: July 1 - 8

If you missed anything on DZone this week, now's your chance to catch up! This week's best include dynamic CSS classes with SASS, deploying a RabbitMQ cluster on Google Compute Engine, why you should stop unit testing database code, what makes a good programmer, and more.

Alec Noller07/09/14
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Google Play Services 5.0 is Here to Choke Your Apps

Last week, Google Play Services 5.0 was released. There's been some talk recently that its swift growth may be beneficial when it comes to cleaning up fragmentation, but there could be some drawbacks. According to Jake Wharton, in fact, there may be more drawback than benefit.

Murat Aydin07/09/14
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Review: Learning Pentesting for Android Devices

The book is a very nice introduction to pentesting for Android Devices. It is very easy to follow the book and you dont need to open your notebook to follow the book. It covers many aspects of...

Gonzalo Ayuso07/08/14
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Token Based Authentication with Silex and AngularJS

According to my last post, today we’re going to create a AngularJS application that uses the Silex Backend that we create previously. The idea of this application is to use it within a Phonegap/Cordova application running in a mobile device.

Benjamin Ball07/07/14
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Gradle 2.0 Release - Brings Backwards Compatibility, Memory Efficiency, and Higher Performance

Gradle 2.0 came out last week, and it's a pretty big move from Gradle--the first major version update they've done. With the major release comes a baseline of backwards compatibility, and a significantly simplified codebase.

Jorge Ramon07/07/14
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Remote Grouping in a Sencha Touch Store

In this article you are going to learn how to perform remote grouping in a Sencha Touch Store using a .Net backend. The tutorial covers using a Sencha Touch Store's grouper config, using the Store Class's remoteGroup config, using the Store Class's setGrouper method, and more.

Alec Noller07/07/14
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Game of Phones: The Worldwide Battle for Mobile Developer Mindshare

For DZone's 2014 Guide to Mobile Development, we created an infographic to illustrate the market share for different mobile platforms and visualize global trends: Game of Phones.

Steve Smith07/07/14
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Continuous Delivery Pipeline Pattern: Analysis Stage

The entry point of a Continuous Delivery pipeline is its Commit Stage, and as such manages the compilation, unit testing, analysis, and packaging of source code whenever a change is committed to version control.

Benjamin Ball07/06/14
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The Best of the Week (June 27): Internet of Things

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Internet of Things Zone (June 27 to July 3). This week's topics include Google I/O's Android platforms, Salesforce wearable development, fog computing in IoT, Eclipse SmartHome, and new Zumo robots.