mobile application development

How do Apple's new iPhones impact your applications?

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.

PhillyETE Screencast #32 – Blackberry 10 Enterprise Development – Maurice White

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From the abstract: “Become a successful developer of enterprise apps for BlackBerry 10. This session arms you with what’s needed to begin creating enterprise apps for the BlackBerry platform. We’ll cover development options, tooling, and porting existing apps. We’ll discuss the unique needs of developing apps for the enterprise and introduce you to how the … Read More

Chariot Developer News Episode #51 – More dev history, new Web IDE, Big Data debates, and more

New AWS feature – Resource permissions for EC2 RDS http://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2013/07/08/announcing-resource-permissions-for-amazon-ec2-and-amazon-rds/?ref_=pe_395470_31013550_7 History of tech – Vannivar Bush and Douglas Engelbart intersected – he read Vannivar’s future of tehchnology paper – http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2013/07/the-hut-where-the-internet-began/277551/ http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/1945/07/as-we-may-think/303881/ Another browser-based IDE, but this one has lots of integration – https://codenvy.com/ Developers begin to focus new efforts on tablets, phones hold steady http://gigaom.com/2013/07/12/survey-far-fewer-developers-are-prioritizing-smartphone-apps-over-tablet-apps/ … Read More

Chariot DevNews Episode #47 – Chariot’s Steve Smith on the Apple WWDC and iOS 7

Chariot’s Steve Smith attended Apple’s World-wide developer conference last week, and we sat down today to talk to him about it. Topics WWDC ticket ordering process fun New hardware releases iOS 7 features OS X Mavericks His view as a mobile developer of iOS over the years including open source projects, etc… Note – all … Read More

TechCast #77 – Adobe’s Fil Maj on PhoneGap and Cordova.io – cross-platform Mobile

This week’s interview features Fil Maj, of Adobe’s PhoneGap project. PhoneGap is a cross-device runtime platform for hosting HTML and Javascript applications on tablets, phones and other hand-held devices. Chariot’s consulting practice director Don Coleman joins us as he’s worked with Phil on phone gap and plugins, so he lends a hand guiding the conversation. … Read More

BlackBerry 10 Enterprise Grade Development

Become a successful developer of enterprise apps for BlackBerry 10. This session arms you with what’s needed to begin creating enterprise apps for the BlackBerry platform. We’ll cover development options, tooling, and porting existing apps. We’ll discuss the unique needs of developing apps for the enterprise and introduce you to how the BlackBerry platform helps you to address those needs.

Take (and Manipulate!) a Photo with a Web Page

So not that long ago, if you wanted an app to take a photo, it had to be a native app — such as a Windows/Mac app or a native mobile application.  But HTML5 has brought a number of new APIs that allow not only taking photos, but analyzing and manipulating them all within a browser.

Installing PhoneGap Plugins with pluginstall

Phonegap applications can be extended with plugins to add additional functionality. Historically, installing plugins meant copying a bunch of files into the correct places in your project. Andrew Lunny wrote the Cordova Plugin Specification and pluginstall. Pluginstall is a tool that automates the installation of plugins which conform to the plugin specification. In addition to … Read More

Top Questions To Ask When Choosing an Android Development Firm or Developer

Now that we understand the implications and challenges of embarking on an Android project, let’s discuss how to find the right firm or developer for the job! You are ultimately responsible for the application – even if you go the outsourcing route. Things happen, disagreements happen, and turn over happens. The likelihood is high that … Read More