An Introduction to Mobile Device Detection

One of our architects, Steve Smith, recently posted this on his blog: These days, there are many ways to browse the internet.  There are desktop browsers, mobile phone browsers, tablets, tablet/phones (e.g. Dell Streak), etc. all with different screen sizes, resolution, and capabilities.  How do you render an appropriate view optimized for the device accessing … Read More

Spring into Mobile Application Development

Spring into Mobile Application Development Posted on November 19th, 2010 by Keith Donald in Spring. At SpringOne2gx we announced exciting new initiatives in the areas of social media and mobile application development. A few weeks ago, Craig Walls released Spring Social. Today, Roy Clarkson released Spring Mobile and Spring Android. In this post, I’d like … Read More

Post Presentation Thoughts from our Mobile Seminar

Kevin Griffin was one of the presenters at our first Mobile Seminar Breakfast. Below is a recap of his thoughts after he finished his presentation. “Yesterday I presented at the first in a series of events for Chariot Solutions, the topic was ‘Mobile Design Concepts’. My goal was to try present things that I had … Read More

Monthly Mobile Musings from September

Firstly I should apologize for being a few days late, September was a busy month! I had the privilege and pleasure of joining a top notch panel discussion at ‘Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic’ talking about mobile strategy. For anyone in the Philadelphia area interested/participating in mobile development, Mobile Monday is a must attend event, they have … Read More

Monthly mobile musings for August

August, appeared to me, to be the month of ‘Samsung’. They released/previewed/teased numerous handsets including the Seek, Flight II, Eternity II, Epic and Galaxy, and a few days ago released the Bada 1.0 SDK into the wild. Checkout the Samung Bada home for more details. There is also a developer book to go with it … Read More

Mobile Musings from July

July seems to have been a busy month on many fronts in the world of mobile, then again, isn’t every month? Some hardware news that tickled my fancy: The continued hubbub around the Dell Streak: you can now sign up for an ‘exclusive’ 24 hour pre-sales period. It was also spotted on engadet running Android … Read More

Mobile Musings from June

June has been a busy month for mobile, primarily because of Apple’s launch of iOS4 and the new iPhone (antenna woes and all). However, presenting an update on that would be too easy; here are a few things you might have missed in all the hubbub. CNET reported that merely weeks after Microsoft launch of … Read More

Rapid Mobile Application Prototyping with PhoneGap

There is no doubt that carving out a mobile presence is a priority for many companies offering any type of product or service, or for start ups looking to gain rapid exposure. The Apple App Store has over 100,000 apps on it, and the Android platform is gaining ground. Those are just the cool kids … Read More

Mobile Platforms – Interview with Roy Rosin and Rick Rasansky

I am a little behind on editing a backlog of videos. As I continue to learn how to edit and not become frustrated with iMovie (why is it Apple can create so many great, intuitive products, yet this one is difficult to use! That will be another blog post for another time!) This interview took … Read More

Mobile development and your team

Throughout the next several weeks, we will be conducting interviews with speakers who will be speaking at the Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise conference ( These interviews will give you some idea of the material we will be covering. The first interview is with Mark Spence of Transmogrify and Rick Rasansky of Yorn. Rick and … Read More