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The Best of the Week (Apr. 4): Mobile Zone

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Make sure you didn't miss anything with this list of the Best of the Week in the Mobile Zone (Apr. 4 to Apr. 10). Here they are, in order of popularity:

1. Capturing Signatures on Android Devices (MonoForAndroid)

In a previous post, the author showed how to capture a signature on iOS devices. This post demos the same feature on Android using MonoDroid. The idea is to allow users to use their fingers or a stylus to enter a signature on the Screen.

2. Topcoat: An HTML5 Framework For Clean & Fast Mobile Web Apps

Topcoat is an HTML5 mobile framework by Adobe for developing applications quickly and easily. It aims for a clean design and fast performance of the mobile web applications.


The mechanics of UI creation in Android development are not always the most intuitive. For that reason, Huyen Tue Dao has written a set of tips on when to use Android's MATCH_PARENT and when to use FILL_PARENT.

4. Review: Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management

Citrix® XenMobile™ Mobile Device Management deals with the deployment, configuration and management of XenMobile MDM. This book can be used as a learning and deployment guide for small and large scale enterprise deployments.

5. Windows Phone 8.1: A Lap Around the New Development Features

Don’t be fooled by the version number: Windows Phone 8.1 isn’t just a minor update, but a totally new version of our favorite operating system, both for users but, most of all, for developers. In this article you'll learn all about the new features in Windows Phone 8.1.

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