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Introducing Adobe TechLive!

December 20, 2012By 1 Comment
Introducing Adobe TechLive!

Our team has been busy working on a new initiative called Adobe TechLive, a place where we’ll be hosting interactive online webinars on various topics. Some upcoming topics include Adobe’s Create the Web tour introducing Adobe’s latest new tools and web technologies, a PhoneGap Open Session where you can come to get your questions answered […]

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Geo-based Push Notifications with PhoneGap and Pushwoosh

December 11, 2012By 3 Comments
Geo-based Push Notifications with PhoneGap and Pushwoosh

Recently I blogged about sending push notifications via the Pushwoosh service and specifically with PhoneGap applications. While working with the service I noticed it had something built in for setting up geozones for your push notifications (aka: geofencing). If you’re not familiar with this term, it’s basically the ability to send push notifications to a […]

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Easy PhoneGap Push Notifications with Pushwoosh

December 4, 2012By
Easy PhoneGap Push Notifications with Pushwoosh

I recently posted regarding the use of Push Notifications on both iOS and Android with PhoneGap. Both of those addressed sending push notifications from a general 3rd party server where you write the server side push code. However, there are many services out there you can leverage for sending push notifications as well and this […]

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Tutorial: Embed PhoneGap as a Subview in your Native iOS Application

November 15, 2012By 43 Comments
Tutorial: Embed PhoneGap as a Subview in your Native iOS Application

Something cool that many mobile developers (and particularly native developers) might not be aware of at this point, is the option to use PhoneGap (aka Cordova) as a component within your mobile application, as a web “subview” of a whole native application where you want to render HTML/JS content and/or interact with the PhoneGap APIs. […]

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Tutorial: Android Push Notifications with PhoneGap

October 25, 2012By 100 Comments
Tutorial: Android Push Notifications with PhoneGap

My last post covered push notifications with PhoneGap on Apple devices, but I also wanted to cover push notifications with PhoneGap on Android for those developing cross platform applications. I found that I was able to get my notifications working much faster on Android comparatively. Google Cloud Messaging Android push notifications are available via the […]

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Tutorial: Apple Push Notifications with PhoneGap – Part 1

October 19, 2012By 30 Comments
Tutorial: Apple Push Notifications with PhoneGap – Part 1

This is part 1 of a new series to help explain how to set up and use Apple Push Notifications (APNs) in your mobile applications. Push notifications are different than local notifications in that they are coming from a 3rd party server to inform the user of something, versus a local notification which is scheduled […]

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Cross-Platform PhoneGap (aka Cordova) Project Templates in a Jiffy!

October 4, 2012By 24 Comments
Cross-Platform PhoneGap (aka Cordova) Project Templates in a Jiffy!

Often times half the battle to getting started with cross platform development is getting set up. I’ve blogged about this often times before, but now there’s a helpful new tool available from our Adobe engineers to help you set up a cross-platform project template quickly! The tool is called cordova-client, and it allows you to […]

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Styling your App with Twitter Bootstrap

August 6, 2012By 10 Comments
Styling your App with Twitter Bootstrap

Twitter Bootstrap is an open source toolkit to help you create visually pleasing interfaces for your web and mobile apps quickly. According to this article it’s the most watched and forked repository in GitHub. A couple of developers that work for Twitter wrote the framework (hence the name), you can follow them on twitter at […]

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Apache Flex 4.8.0 Released!

July 26, 2012By 9 Comments
Apache Flex 4.8.0 Released!

In case you haven’t heard the news yet, the Apache Flex team just delivered their first release, Apache Flex 4.8.0! Though it’s just a parity release (no new features yet), this is a major milestone for the team and validates the strength of the community and the dedicated Adobe folks coming together and proving they […]

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Fast PhoneGap Development for Android with AppLaud

July 25, 2012By 2 Comments
Fast PhoneGap Development for Android with AppLaud

At PhoneGap Day last week I saw a demo showing the AppLaud Eclipse plugin by Mobile Developer Solutions (MDS), a plugin for creating PhoneGap templates to make your PhoneGap/Cordova for Android development fast and easy. I found it particularly interesting as I had discovered this pain point myself and been trying to address it with […]

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