With the new Windows Store apps gaining popularity among developers, it is worth investing your time in learning the best design practices.
Like many of you reading this, I was eager to jump online and download my copy of Windows 8 when it recently became available to developers.
With the availability of Windows 8 RTM, you can now download the RTM version of UrzaGatherer:
A promise is an object. It is not a function and it is not the value returned from the async operation. To get to the value, you need to call the then method on the promise object. Here are some details.
As Windows 8 is getting close to general availability, it is important that developers get ready for the updated development platform. There is a book to get you started.
I recently had the opportunity to architect the front-end of a new web application from scratch, and after years of using jQuery, I decided to give Dojo a try.
A web of links can be limiting when looking at applications. When looking at reading a news story, links make sense, but reading articles is only part of the web. By looking at the data available, we are starting to create a more interactive and informative web.
I've discovered a vulnerability that allows an attacker to partially take control over victim's Facebook account. Vulnerability allowed, among other things, to send status updates on behalf of user and send friend requests to attackers' controlled Facebook account.
The ChildBrowser plugin creates a "pop up window" that acts like an embedded browser for your application. You can load it with a URL and add event handlers for things like location changing or the browser being closed.
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Here are my presentation slides and extra content from last night’s DC Droids meetup. I gave the presentation “Enterprise Android Applications With PhoneGap."
If you are not aware of Expression Design, you are missing a powerful tool in your toolbox. Expression Design allows designers and developers to create original vector assets or edit existing, including those created in other tools (like those from Adobe).
Let’s say you have a DRM-protected PDF document that gets authenticated by an Adobe LiveCycle server. On iOS devices, the DRM can only be authenticated if you are using Adobe Reader. So, you need to delegate handling of that file to Adobe Reader.
The layout proposed here helps you align the elements in the DOM tree horizontally and vertically. It also helps you reorder these elements.
In my previous post about PhoneGap to Windows 8 migration, I used the location API as comparison point about how similar the programming approaches were.
From ITPortal: After a week of rampant hacking at the Black Hat and DEF CON security conferences in Las Vegas, one operating system escaped unscathed: Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8.
CSS3 introduced lots of new possibilities in the world of front end web development. Here are a list of 10 awesome CSS3 code generators that will help you to save time and hassle.
As a general rule, you don’t see event-based audio in the browser, or at least not outside of some embedded flash object or popup ad.
I’m working on a GWT project that can be added to any web site to load a banner and to do that, I had to make some requests to a REST service deployed on another server.