Testing Cordova Hybrid Apps in Worklight

August 29, 2013

Recently I worked on a project that introduced me to IBM® Worklight® mobile application platform. Among other things, I was pleasantly surprised at the price…

Mobile Requirements

April 22, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ww09qgqlLYw This video examines some special considerations necessary in the requirements capture process for mobile applications.

5 Beginning Tips for iOS

March 26, 2013

So you want to develop an iOS app? What do you need to know? This blog provides you with five useful tips for getting started….

Getting ‘Closure’

November 3, 2012

I have been a Java developer since 1995, before that I worked in C++. So my language background is primarily statically-typed and object oriented. In…


October 24, 2012

This week Apache Cordova (formerly known as PhoneGap) graduated from the Apache incubator and is now a top level Apache project. Cordova got its start…

Platform Independent Mobile Development

August 21, 2012

One of the challenges facing every organization entering the mobile space is deciding which mobile platforms to support. The three major platforms today are: iOS,…

Understanding Automatic Reference Counting (ARC)

February 9, 2012

ARC was introduced in XCode 4.2. Immediately, the technology became shrouded in an aura of mystery. Experts proclaimed that there is no mystery. The technology…

Orientation Change in Android

November 23, 2011

By default, when the device orientation changes, Android destroys the active activity and creates a new one. This lets you load a different layout for…

Mobile Ramblings

June 14, 2011

iOS 5 update is around the corner. It borrows quite a few ideas from Android and closes the capability gap with that platform. Specifically, the…

Coding HTML5 Pages Using Eclipse

April 23, 2011

The Helios release of the Eclipse IDE for Java EE Developers provides support for HTML5 development. Specifically, it allows you to create HTML5 pages using…