mobile application development

PhoneGap Tutorial Series – #5

Extending the PhoneGap API – Third-Party Plugins (NativeControls) Continuing on down the path of using third party plugins, today we will look at a little more complex example and use the NativeControls plugin to display a UIActionSheet to allow the user to select whether they want to take a photo using the camera or pick … Read More

Extending the PhoneGap API – Third-Party Plugins (ChildBrowser)

As we are preparing for Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise, I did not want to forget the rest of the series on PhoneGap API that Hiedi Utley has been penning.  Here is part 4. Extending the PhoneGap API – Third-Party Plugins (ChildBrowser) So the last post was all about editing PhoneGap classes to add a … Read More

Extending the PhoneGap API

Here is the third installment of Hiedi Utley’s series on PhoneGap.  We hope you are finding this series helpful as you learn more about developing for mobile applications. Extending the PhoneGap API If you’ve had a chance to play with PhoneGap a bit, chances are you have wanted it to do something that it doesn’t … Read More

Using the PhoneGap API

We are a little behind in posting Hiedi Utley’s PhoneGap Tutorial Series.  Or she is a very fast writer. In this post, Hiedi discusses the features of PhoneGap API. Using the PhoneGap API Welcome to the second installment of my PhoneGap Tutorial Series! This post is a continuation of PhoneGap Project Structure and Internals so … Read More

PhoneGap Tutorial Series – #1 Project Structure and Internals

Heidi Utley, one of the members of our mobile practice, has been working with PhoneGap for one of our clients. She decided to create a series of posts focusing on using PhoneGap for iPhone development. This first one discusses the project structure.  Future posts will review the PhoneGap API, installing a third party plugin, and … Read More

Xcode3 – Debugging iOS Unit Tests

A recent blog post by Hiedi Utley (no, she is not related to our knee challenged second baseman), Chariot’s newest team addition.  Hiedi has been working in our mobile practice.  She reviews some of the challenges of being a Java developer and moving to an iOS environment. Here is an excerpt from this post: So … Read More

Mobile Design Part 3

The next installment of Kevin Griffin’s blog on Mobile Design. Cognitive Effort. In this installment of my thoughts on mobile design, I thought we would take a look at the concept of ‘cognitive effort’. I think I first heard that term used in reference to design from William Van Hecke (@fetjuel) when he spoke at … Read More

Philly ETE 2011 mobile line up!

This post is via Kevin Griffin, Chariot Architect and committee chair of the Mobile tract for ETE: Philly ETE 2011 mobile line up! Just thought I would post an update on the current lineup for Philly ETE. I’ve been involved in helping get the mobile track lineup sorted out and so far we have confirmed … Read More

Executing JavaScript from Objective-C in an iOS App

New blog post from Steve Smith, one of the Chariot architects working in our mobile practice. Steve is currently working on updating the mobile app for our Emerging Technologies conference and will be posting articles from time to time as he finds challenges or discoveries. Here is an excerpt: The other day, I found the … Read More

Android Development: Best Practices

Thanks to Anatoly Polinsky for another blog post. I got introduced to an Android application development during Philly ETE conference by listening to “A guided tour of the Android ETE mobile application” talk, where Andrew Oswald (a Java Architect from Chariot Solutions) talked about creating an Android app for the conference, which was a cool … Read More