Today, we’re going to talk about the compass. While we’ve talked about one sensor in the past (Orientation Sensor), this is the first article of many to come focused just on the supported sensors.
Most of the recent conversations I've had about building enterprise mobile applications start with questions like "Should I go Hybrid or Native?" The question should be, "What will give the best user experience to the end user?"
It’s day Day 22. We’ve crawled all around Windows 8 but today we get to talk about a feature that seems to lack any press; Play To.
Today, it’s all about devices, ok well really just one device; the camera.
For years I've been complaining that, as an industry, we don't spend enough of our time working on best practices. The front-end mentality is one that puts quick fixes and ease of implementation above a solid underlying structure
Here we go with 6 Tips to be a responsible web developer, and to stay on top of what you do.
Today, it’s all about creating paper. Yes folks, the joys of printing. I know for some this might feel very 1999 but as it turns out, people are still using paper.
Parallax background is a really simple but extremely cool feature you can add to your application.
There are two ways that you can ensure that you have a custom store logo with appropriate branding for your app.
Pomelo is a fast, scalable, distributed game server framework for Node.js. It provides the basic development framework and a lot of related components, including libraries and tools.
Today, we are going to look at another invaluable tool in Windows 8 development, the File Picker. There are millions of ways to use the File Picker, but when you boil it down, you’re going to need to get files from the user’s computer for something.
Some days ago I released a new version of the IndexedDBViewer 1.1.0. The IndexedDBViewer is intended for web developers who want to sneak into their indexedDB database.
Today, we are going to look at a couple of cool features in Windows 8: File Associations and App Contracts.
Today, we’re going to focus on the Windows 8 clipboard exclusively. More specifically, we’re going to look at how we can save and retrieve data from this system-wide and heavily used mechanism.
Today, our focus is on context menus aka PopupMenu. These are those small little popup commands that appear from time to time in your application when you right click on something.
Today we are going to take a look at the on-screen keyboard in Windows 8.
Normalize. css is a modern, HTML5-ready alternative to CSS resets. Normalize.css makes browsers render all elements more consistently and in line with modern standards.
Today, we get to talk about geolocation. Having knowledge about the user’s location (or more specifically, the device) makes every app and its user experience better.
For the page switching I didn’t find anything, so I decided to write some code myself. I named it after the Motörhead song "We are The Roadcrew."
I am pretty sure we’ve all done some kind of navigation in our websites but let’s level set a bit see how today’s web practices fit into a Windows 8 App.
Back in 1995 Netscape wanted a language with a simple programming model, but flexible enough for building real scalable applications. Curious, Brendan Eich accomplished the task in a few weeks.