We have an Alexa project where we’re using Alexa to control physical devices in the room. In a deployment, there are multiple devices in multiple rooms. But these devices aren’t lights or thermostats, so they aren’t yet candidates for the Alexa Smart Home API. A few months ago, it looked like we would have to … Read More
It’s been a while since I’ve written about Angular (2 – drop that label, now it’s just Angular) as I’ve been consumed with teaching and developing courseware on a variety of subjects. But now I am coming up for air, just in time for ng-conf 2017. Three of us from Chariot will be there – … Read More
What’s new in AngularJS’ 1.4.0 release? Chariot training director Ken Rimple explores the latest and greatest in AngularJS.
An overview of the sessions at ng-conf 2015, where Angular 1.x and 2.0 are going, and information about APIs such as the new router and animation libraries.
We start our coverage of ng-conf 2015 with day 2's keynote by Misko Hevery, because that's what everyone had been waiting for since the debut of 2.x at his keynote back at ng-conf Europe. This time, Misko laid out the rationale for the platform rewrite quite clearly, explaining that it was driven by developer productivity needs and performance.
It always gets our attention when we receive a press release from a company touting its commitment to employee engagement, so we followed up on a recent release from Chariot Solutions to find out why.
Apple is releasing two new iPhones and the latest version of their OS, iOS 8. If you have or are planning iOS applications, this news directly impacts those plans. Here are some things that you need to be thinking about.
Google has announced and released a preview for porting Chrome Apps to mobile devices. Tentively called Mobile Chrome Apps the whole thing can be found over at Github. What this does is bring most the Chrome Web app API to Android and iOS. It does that by wrapping up cordova/phonegap with some custom plugins in a tool that allows import of those existing web apps.
Apple recently announced that new apps and app updates must be built with Xcode 5 and optimized for iOS 7 starting February 1st, 2014. What does this mean? Well, even if your app was built and released on iOS 6 and currently looks fine running on iOS 7, your next app update will change all that. … Read More
We are holding an all-day event on October 30th, downtown in the Philadelphia Cira Centre, that shines a light on large-scale data processing and application management. In this article I’m going to explain a bit about the event’s goals, and some information on the speakers and talks we’ve been lining up.