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Ricky Yim10/31/14
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Calabash-ing iOS Applications

Automated acceptance testing is a standard and common practice when developing web applications

Simon Gladman10/31/14
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Swift & Metal: 1,000 Reaction Diffusion Solver Iterations per Second

I've spend some time working on my iPad reaction diffusion simulation app written in Swift using Apple's Metal technology. As well as adding some more models: Gray-Scott and Belousov-Zhabotinsky, I've tweaked the code so that I'm getting around 1,000 solver iterations per second on an iPad Air 2.

Mark Morrell10/30/14
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Accessible content for everyone and every device

Everyone, whether they have a disability or not, needs to have the same experience when using any intranet information or applications. Employees with a disability may use devices to help them. Your intranet needs to be compatible with these to avoid risking breaking the guidelines and any law that applies in the country where the person works.

Troy Miles10/30/14
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Cross Platform Mobile Apps with the Ionic Framework

Here are the slides from my talk on the Ionic Framework.

Burke Holland10/30/14
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Using the Xcode iOS Simulator with Hybrid Mobile Apps and Telerik AppBuilder

In this final post of a three part series, I’ll go over everything you need to know about testing your hybrid mobile app in the Xcode iOS Simulator – whether you are on Windows or Mac OS X.

Ketan Parmar10/29/14
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Android 5.0 Lollipop API Change

Here's an in-depth look at the API changes that make Lollipop the most cutting-edge version of Android yet.

Senthil Kumar10/28/14
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Windows Phone 8 Guide - Maps Tasks Launcher in Windows Phone

There are 4 different maps-related launchers available for developers for integrating the maps functionality in their Windows Phone App. Here are some tips to implement this functionality into your app.

Val Huber10/27/14
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Are Mobile Apps becoming Fat Clients?

Improper Application Partitioning was an anti-pattern identified in the client/server days, but it’s repeating itself in today’s mobile world not just for enterprise but even for consumer apps. And that makes it even worse. Here’s how to fix it.

William Draï10/27/14
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The day after JSON: Spearal and mobile apps

The goal of the Spearal project is to provide a open-source serialization library that just works, whatever the complexity of your data structures, and that can be used as a simple replacement for JSON in most cases. We are here going to show an example with a Spring-based server and an Android app.

John Walter10/26/14
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The Best of the Week (Oct 17): Mobile Zone

Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (October 17 - October 24). This week includes a tutorial on using Metal in Swift, information on the latest build of Ruboto, and some ideas on handling notifications.

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.