DevNews 87 proves that we’ll be back, even if we have to leave a resort to do so. Ken and Joel bring you the news in open source development this week, including Cordova being embedded into Visual Studio 2013, Google and Apple settling their patent row for now, Google Fiber not charging for peering services, Internet Explorer roadmap revealed, and much, much more.
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.
Joel and Ken cover: A twitter conversation wherein Scala is bigger than COBOL for job hunters, but not bigger than Pizza Delivery Dzone – My Java EE 8 Wishlist 160 million credit cards hacked by “high tech” cyber criminal gang over the past decade. Probably one of the most successful/destructive hacking groups ever. Their main … Read More
PhoneGap 3.0 was released at PhoneGap day in Portland, OR last week. This article looks at the great changes with this new release.
[iframe http://player.vimeo.com/video/68192281 640 480] From the abstract: “The popular cross-platform mobile application framework, PhoneGap, has established itself over the past few years as a useful tool when writing applications for multiple platforms based on standards-based web technologies. PhoneGap, or its Apache Software Foundation-goverened engine called Cordova, is gearing up for a 3.0 release in July … Read More