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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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PhoneGap/Cordova Template/Tutorial for Sharing Code Between Platforms

July 16, 2012By 6 Comments
PhoneGap/Cordova Template/Tutorial for Sharing Code Between Platforms

Sometimes the hardest part of trying a new technology is the initial configuration process. This post is intended to help developers in getting started with PhoneGap more quickly cross-platform. I’m working on some pre-configured project templates and the first one is included with this post. Basic PhoneGap Project Template This first template contains preset project […]

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Introducing Kendo UI Mobile – Adaptive Rendering Framework

June 29, 2012By 12 Comments
Introducing Kendo UI Mobile – Adaptive Rendering Framework

I recently discovered a neat framework I wanted to blog about to inform people of another great option for developing in mobile. This framework might especially appeal to Flex/AIR developers as well, so take a moment to read on. It’s called Kendo UI Mobile, but this same company also has libraries for web and data […]

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Introducing BackStack.js – View Navigation JavaScript Framework

June 14, 2012By 6 Comments
Introducing BackStack.js – View Navigation JavaScript Framework

Recently my fellow teammate Piotr created a JavaScript framework called BackStack.js that extends Backbone.js and provides view management and transitions for your HTML/JS mobile or web app. You can push/pop views with a slide or fade transition (effect) that can be controlled with options for duration and direction, and also set a default transition to […]

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Adobe Shadow – Inspect/Debug your Mobile Web Content

June 4, 2012By 1 Comment
Adobe Shadow – Inspect/Debug your Mobile Web Content

Adobe Shadow is a great new tool from Adobe that allows developers to design and develop their mobile web content quickly by providing a way to inspect and debug from their desktops wirelessly and synchronously across multiple devices. It essentially allows a developer to browse web content on their desktops and see that same content […]

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PhoneGap and iOS – www folder creation tip

May 16, 2012By 1 Comment
PhoneGap and iOS – www folder creation tip

When building your first PhoneGap (aka Cordova) project using XCode, there’s something to be aware of that could potentially cause confusion so I wanted to address it quickly with a post. First of all, to get started with PhoneGap and iOS, you can follow the detailed instructions here. This post is meant to supplement these […]

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PhoneGap for Flex/AIR Mobile Developers

May 14, 2012By 51 Comments
PhoneGap for Flex/AIR Mobile Developers

If you’re a Flex/AIR developer or any developer focused on mobile for that matter, I believe it’s worth your while to spend some time reading this first post in a series of posts I will be writing on using PhoneGap (aka Cordova) for building mobile apps. It’s another great technology choice for rapid cross-platform mobile […]

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May Meetups! Building Real Mobile Apps with HTML/JS/PhoneGap

May 3, 2012By 4 Comments
May Meetups! Building Real Mobile Apps with HTML/JS/PhoneGap

We will be doing a couple of presentations here in Florida on building mobile applications with HTML/JS and PhoneGap that you will not want to miss if you’re anywhere near the area. Christophe Coenraets, Greg Wilson and myself will be presenting two 3 hour workshops in Orlando and Tampa on May 8th and 9th respectively. […]

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Upcoming Flex Events

April 9, 2012By 9 Comments
Upcoming Flex Events

If you’re looking for a great conference to attend, 360|Flex is right around the corner and you should definitely make a point of checking it out. Most developers consider this to be *the* conference to attend and glancing at the schedule, you can see why. My fellow teammate, Christophe Coenraets is going to be doing […]

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