mobile applications

Rewriting Your Mobile App: Short-term Sacrifice for Long-Term Gain

Introduction At Chariot Solutions, we have been developing mobile apps since the release of the first iOS SDK in early 2008. Back then, all app development was new. A lot of developers flocked to mobile development as the new shiny object. As is the case with all new software development stacks, some apps were developed … Read More

Philly ETE 2014 #19 – Testing Mobile with Appium – Fil Maj

From the abstract: Are you testing your mobile apps? Why not? Appium (appium.io) allows for UI testing in browsers, hybrid and native apps. Appium is open source, built on top of WebDriver for test compatibility and supports iOS, Android, and FirefoxOS. Fil shows how you can use Appium to test your apps across a variety … Read More

Philly ETE 2014 #13- Design Patterns for Mobile Applications – Saul Mora

From the abstract: Mobile Apps are the new hotness. However, when it comes to building mobile apps, the new hotness can learn from some of the old skool design patterns made popular by the book Design Patterns by the Gang of Four. Many of the original design patterns introduced in this book are extremely useful … Read More

PhillyETE Screencast #40 – It takes a village to develop an app: A 360 degree view of getting an app from idea to the App Store (in a Regulated Enterprise)

For companies, especially those in a regulated industry, a great idea for a mobile app is just the first piece in a puzzle where everything must fit together to make that idea a reality. From solid creative and user experience to technical implementation and stakeholder reviews, it takes a solid vision, thoughtful plan, commitment and teamwork to create an app that consumers want to use.

PhillyETE Screencast #23 – Distributed, Cross-Platform and Cross-Device Continuous Integration – Filip Maj

[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