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Burke Holland10/24/14
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Exciting Times for Telerik (and You)

As revealed yesterday by Telerik’s co-founders and co-CEOs, Telerik has entered an agreement to be acquired by Progress Software, a U.S.-based public company (PRGS) with an established, global presence.

Simon Gladman10/23/14
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Metal Kernel Functions / Compute Shaders in Swift

As part of a project to create a GPU based reaction diffusion simulation, I stated to look at using Metal in Swift this weekend.

Victoria Brinsly10/23/14
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Some of the Major Features You Will Get With Android 5.0 Lollipop

This article will help you provide an overview of some of the major features of the upcoming release of Android 5.0 Lollipop.

Katie Stanfield10/23/14
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5 Important Things to Look For While Designing a Mobile App

Are you a mobile app developer or are you trying a mobile app development for the first time? If you do not know the limitations and advantages of mobile app development then please go through the post and find out the points you need to take care of before designing a mobile app.

Alain Couniot10/23/14
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Testing and Securing Android Studio Applications

A good introduction to all relevant aspects of the development and testing of secure applications for Android

Chris Beauchamp10/22/14
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Integrating Your iOS App with Apple Pay

Apple rolled out iOS version 8.1 yesterday, bringing Apple Pay along with it. Apple Pay is their version of an NFC payment system that is going to be supported by tens of thousands of retail locations in the near future. So how can you go about adding Apple Pay to your app?

Ricky Yim10/22/14
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Swift and Objective-C, a Happy Couple

One of the great features of using Apple's new programming language Swift, is that it and Objective-C are pretty much interoperable.

Nina Zayakova10/22/14
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Mobile Design that Scales: Building for Existing and Future Devices

Mobile designers and developers share a common frustration stemming from the fragmented device landscape. With wearables on the horizon, the puzzle is becoming more baffling. Is it possible to design the perfect app and user experience for all devices, from TV to wearables? This article offers practical step-by-step guidelines to help you design flawless cross-channel app experiences.

Gonzalo Ayuso10/21/14
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Upgrading Cordova-iOS apps Outside App Store

In one of my last posts I explained how to upgrade Cordova-Android apps outside Google Play Store with angularjs. Today it's time for iOS' turn.

Andrey Prikaznov10/20/14
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Best Resources For Creating and Prototyping Mobile Apps

Professional web designers and web developers make it their business to create websites, web apps, and mobile apps for all types of clients. In this sense, they require the best tools that the present-day market has to offer.

Max Katz10/20/14
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Creating HTML5/PhoneGap Mobile App with API Backend in 5 Minutes

Here's a quick video tutorial to help you build a solid mobile app database in a short amount of time.

Zenobia Godschalk10/19/14
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How To Dig Your Organization Out of a Mobile Application Backlog

How to evaluate rapid application delivery (RAD) platforms to improve your mobile application capabilities.

Lucie Kruger10/18/14
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Some Noteworthy Tips to Generate Revenue From Your App

If you have created an app but your target audience isn't aware of it, then by adding a user guide to the app, or using some alternatives to sending out push notifications or offering some valuables will let users know about your app; and most likely will encourage them to utilize the app. This will eventually help you generate revenues from it.

John Walter10/17/14
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Ruboto Team Releases Ruboto 1.2.0

In conjunction with the announcement of the Android L preview, the team at Ruboto has released an update to their platform featuring support for Lollipop and the ART runtime.

Raymond Camden10/17/14
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UX Question, Handling Notifications

Lately I've run into two sites that handle notifications in a way that kinda bug me. I wanted to see if it bugs you too. I'm also curious if folks think my ideas for improvement makes sense, or if perhaps something else would be better.

Simon Gladman10/17/14
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Sound Synthesis in Swift: A Core Audio Tone Generator

The other day, Morgan at Swift London mentioned it may be interesting to use my Swift node based user interface as the basis for an audio synthesiser. Always ready for a challenge, I've spent a little time looking into Core Audio to see how this could be done and created a little demonstration app: a multi channel tone generator.

John Walter10/15/14
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Google Unveils Android ‘Lollipop’

Today, Google officially unveiled Android L - Lollipop. DZone has the lowdown of all of the new features.

Marcelo Jabali10/15/14
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Working with Device Information in the Oracle Mobile Application Framework

With the proliferation of new device models, form factors and operating systems, you may be thinking about the challenges to make your application work handle all of these different device properties information as there may be features that rely on specific characteristics or capabilities.

Raymond Camden10/15/14
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Cordova and Large Asset Downloads - An Abstract

Doing something a bit different today. A PhoneGap user contacted me yesterday with an interesting problem. He and I discussed it over a quick Google Hangout, and I thought I'd write up some thoughts about our discussion.

Simon Gladman10/14/14
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Swift: When removeFromSuperview() Is Not Enough

I've just added a little menu button with pop out UIAlertController to my Swift node based user interface demonstration. Along with options to change the selected node's type, it also allows the user to delete the current node.

Juhani Lehtimaki10/14/14
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Navigation Drawer - Where Does it Belong in the View Hierarchy?

Sometimes you have to break the old to create new. When the Navigation Drawer pattern became a part of the Google's design guideline for Android it was clearly defined and the implementation was available of devs to use.

Chris Beauchamp10/14/14
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7 Metrics You Must Know

We’ve gathered the top 7 stats to know to ensure mobile works for you. These 7 metrics will help you make your case in using mobile as a key enabler for your organization.

Doug Winfield10/13/14
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Why iOS Developers Still Need to Know Objective-C

I remember it all so well, I was at WWDC 2014, when Apple first announced a new programming language for iOS called Swift. The first thought that passed through the minds of most attendees was something along the lines of: wait.. what?

Francesco Azzola10/13/14
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Android Promoted Actions: Floating Action Button (FAB)

Recently new design patterns were introduced in Android. One of the most known pattern is the Promoted Actions.

Jorge Ramon10/13/14
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jQuery Mobile Tutorial: User Registration, Login and Logout Screens for the Meeting Room Booking App

In this jQuery Mobile tutorial we will create the screens that will handle user registration, login and logout in a real-world Meeting Room Booking application.