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Recording: Debugging Mobile Applications Presentation

04-18-2014 689 views Mobile, Development 1 Comment

Thank you to everyone who attended (not sure how many - 20+ I think?) my Google Hangout presentation today. I think I'm getting used to the platform but as always, if anyone has any tips for how I could do these better, I'll gladly listen to your advice. You can watch the recording below. I'm not attaching the slide deck as there aren't any 'real' demo files for you to play with, but if anyone really wants it, I will.

Another Weekly to Sign Up For...

04-18-2014 628 views Mobile 2 Comments

I've blogged before about some excellent newsletters to sign up in regards to web dev. A new one has just launched - Mobile Web Weekly. This newsletter is curated by two friends of mine - Brian Rinaldi and Holly Schinsky. Check it out. To get an idea of what they are covering, here is the latest issue, with a story by yours truly.

Open PhoneGap/Cordova Session next week

04-16-2014 1,757 views Mobile, HTML5 Comments

It has been a while, but next week (Wednesday, April 23rd) at 12PM CST, Holly Schinsky and I will be hosting an open Q and A session for PhoneGap and Cordova. We've run these before and they are pretty successful. There will not be any presentation, but we will take your questions and answer them to the best of our ability. These sessions tend to bring up great discussions and are a good chance to see what other people are struggling with as well. We won't make a recording, but we will share the text of the questions and answers after the session is complete.

We will use Connect for this and the URL will be: https://my.adobeconnect.com/r5ld5x2k7na/.

Google Hangout - Debugging Mobile Web/Cordova Apps - A Quick Review

04-15-2014 2,522 views Mobile, Development Comments

This Friday at 1PM CST, I'll be hosting an online Google Hangout about debugging mobile web/Cordova applications. This is a repeat of what I did at this years FluentConf, so if you couldn't make it, this is your chance. Note that I've set the meeting length to 1.5 hours. It will be much shorter than that. The original presentation was 30 minutes and I anticipate it taking about the same. I'm not sure what Google Hangouts will do if I go past the end of a meeting so I wanted to ensure we didn't get cut off. For folks who can't make it, it will be posted to YouTube about an hour later.

Debugging Mobile Web/Cordova Apps - A Quick Review

Results of PhoneGap Survey

04-11-2014 3,683 views Mobile 21 Comments

Thank you to everyone (all 229 of you) who responded to my PhoneGap/Cordova survey. The survey asked what version of PhoneGap or Cordova you used, how quickly you upgrade, and asked what problems you had (in general) with PhoneGap and Cordova. I've included an Excel sheet of all the results below. Let's look at the numerical results first.

Quick survey on PhoneGap/Cordova versions

04-07-2014 2,957 views Mobile 2 Comments

Got a minute? If so, please fill out this quick survey on PhoneGap/Cordova versions. This was spurred by a question from a reader asking about different versions of PhoneGap and how much each one is used. I wasn't aware of any firm numbers regarding this so I thought a simple survey may help.

PhoneGap/Cordova Version Survey

PhoneGap for the Enterprise

03-25-2014 4,403 views Mobile 6 Comments

This is just a quick FYI type post, but today Adobe announced "PhoneGap for the Enterprise". You can read more about it at the PhoneGap Blog: Introducing PhoneGap for the Enterprise.

My first native iOS app - Death Clock

03-25-2014 2,565 views Mobile 13 Comments

A few days ago I returned from a week of Objective-C and iOS training. I wanted to build an app on my own just to see what I could do and how comfortable I felt with the technology away from the Nerd Ranch. While it isn't pretty and the code is probably wrong in multiple ways, I've been able to create a native version of the Death Clock.

I survived Big Nerd Ranch training

03-22-2014 4,247 views Mobile, Development 20 Comments

It's Saturday morning and I'm slowly decompressing from spending the last seven days in what is easily the most intense training I've experienced in my life. I've just returned from Big Nerd Ranch's "Beginning iOS" class and I'd like to share my thoughts on it. This post is separated into two sections. I'll begin by talking about the class itself and then share my thoughts on Objective-C and iOS in general.

Barcode Scanner sample, and new repo for Cordova examples

03-05-2014 7,170 views Mobile, Development 22 Comments

Phillip recently asked me for a simple barcode scanner example in Cordova, so I thought it would be a good opportunity to fire up another GitHub repo just for sample apps. I've got a couple of repos for presentations with PhoneGap/Cordova examples, but nothing dedicated. I created a new one, Cordova Examples, just for that purpose.