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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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Adobe’s Commitments to Flex – Official Whitepaper

February 15, 2012By 24 Comments
Adobe’s Commitments to Flex – Official Whitepaper

There have been a lot of questions about the viability and future of Flex recently, and Adobe has published an official whitepaper today detailing their support for Flex going forward. The paper also contains details regarding Flash runtime support, Flash Builder support and other Apache contributions including the Falcon compiler. I believe the paper is […]

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Flex Mobile Development – Dynamic Splash Screens

January 20, 2012By 21 Comments
Flex Mobile Development – Dynamic Splash Screens

Flash Builder 4.6 includes a new feature to allow you to add a dynamic splash screen component to your mobile application. This feature will allow you to load a different image based on a few different properties you can set to ensure you get the best image for the right device. The properties you can […]

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Apache Flex Update!

January 19, 2012By 15 Comments
Apache Flex Update!

It’s been quite the roller coaster in the Flex world these past few months to say the least! Now seemed like a good time for an update on the latest status of things. Adobe Flex to Apache Flex Adobe Flex is now Apache Flex (in case you’ve been under a rock lately or perhaps just […]

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Game of Flex for Tablets Released!

December 7, 2011By 29 Comments
Game of Flex for Tablets Released!

My fellow teammate Michael Chaize recently had an idea for creating a ‘game’ to showcase Flex and the latest 4.6 release features with Tour de Mobile Flex being the initial inspiration. I’m happy to announce that the Game of Flex is now available on both the Apple iTunes and Android Market for your downloading pleasure […]

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