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Totally Rad Topcoat!

August 29, 2013By 11 Comments
Totally Rad Topcoat!

If you haven’t checked out Topcoat lately then you might be pleasantly surprised to see some of the latest happenings. Topcoat version 0.6 recently became available and the details of the release can be found here. I wanted to highlight a couple of the latest events and also show off some of the latest components […]

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Animating with AngularJS

August 6, 2013By 0 Comments
Animating with AngularJS

If you weren’t aware of it, AngularJS now has built-in support for CSS3 transitions and animations and JavaScript animations via a new directive. I just wrote an article for Flippin’ Awesome describing how to use it along with a sample web application to try it out. Also, if you’re not familiar with Flippin’ Awesome there’s […]

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Tutorial: How To Write a PhoneGap plugin for Android

July 17, 2013By 41 Comments
Tutorial: How To Write a PhoneGap plugin for Android

In this tutorial, you will learn how to write a custom plugin for Android and use it in your PhoneGap application. It will cover: How to write a custom PhoneGap plugin to add a native Calendar entry to your Android device How to implement the functionality needed for the plugin on both the JavaScript and […]

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Tutorial: Implement Push Notifications in your PhoneGap Application

July 17, 2013By 141 Comments
Tutorial: Implement Push Notifications in your PhoneGap Application

In this tutorial you will implement push notifications in your PhoneGap application. You will learn the following: An overview of the push notification handling process How to use the PushPlugin supported by PhoneGap Build An overview of the PushPlugin APIs How to register your application to receive push notifications How to use a simple node […]

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My Development Workflow for PhoneGap iOS Apps

June 12, 2013By 12 Comments
My Development Workflow for PhoneGap iOS Apps

I decided to blog the process I have personally found productive when developing mobile apps for PhoneGap and iOS in case it might help others. Below I cover the overall steps I take followed by a short video showing the process in use. This is only one of many possible workflows but if you’re looking […]

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Quick Start Guide to PhoneGap+AngularJS

June 10, 2013By 85 Comments
Quick Start Guide to PhoneGap+AngularJS

I’ve created a sample mobile application to help developers get started building mobile applications with PhoneGap and AngularJS quickly. The sample application includes view navigation, some standard user interface components and code to help avoid common pitfalls in mobile application development (click delays etc). Below are a few screenshots showing parts of the application. It […]

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JavaScript Frameworks Session Resources – Adobe MAX 2013

May 10, 2013By 8 Comments
JavaScript Frameworks Session Resources – Adobe MAX 2013

If you attended our JavaScript Frameworks session at Adobe MAX 2013 and would like the session resources, you can find them here: 1) The presentation slides 2) The AngularJS sample Wine Cellar application 3) The Ember.js sample Wine Cellar application Also see Christophe’s blog for the links to his github account where you can find […]

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Fun with AngularJS!

March 21, 2013By 25 Comments
Fun with AngularJS!

Recently AngularJS, an MVC style JavaScript framework from Google, has been gaining more momentum. I’ve been curious about it for awhile and when I read this article recently, I decided it was finally time to give it a whirl. I was pleasantly surprised with what I found. I first watched these two videos by John […]

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Push Notifications Plugin Support added to PhoneGap Build

January 24, 2013By 82 Comments
Push Notifications Plugin Support added to PhoneGap Build

I’m happy to post today there is now support for a generic push notifications plugin for PhoneGap Build. The new plugin is called PushPlugin and works for both iOS and Android push notifications. The iOS support is based on the Apple Push Notifications Service (APNS) and the Android support is based on Google Cloud Messaging […]

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