Smart-er Watches

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Martin ‘MC’ Brown is the author and contributor to over 26 books covering an array of topics, including the recently published Getting Started with CouchDB. His expertise spans myriad development languages and platforms Perl, Python, Java, JavaScript, Basic, Pascal, Modula-2, C, C++, Rebol, Gawk, Shellscript, Windows, Solaris, Linux, BeOS, Microsoft WP, Mac OS and more…. Read more »

3 Tips to Designing for Android Landscape

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A guest post by Suzanne Alexandra, a mobile UX design consultant based in the San Francisco area. If you’d like her to help you express the soul of your app, you can reach her online at her Google+ page or on Twitter (@suzalex). Everyone who cares about great design for Android applications needs to think… Read more »

Coding Practices for Writing Web Applications

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A guest post by Salman Ul Haq, a techpreneur, co-founder and CEO of TunaCode, Inc. Web application programming ranges from writing light-weight mobile applications to full scale enterprise applications. If you have working knowledge of any single programming language, getting started writing your first web application using PHP, for example, should take only a couple… Read more »

Turning Android Sideways: Designing Landscape UX

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A guest post by Suzanne Alexandra, a mobile UX design consultant based in the San Francisco area. If you’d like her to help you express the soul of your app, you can reach her through her blog at delightthem.wordpress.com. Every Android user knows that Android devices shift orientation between portrait and landscape when the device… Read more »

Writing Plugins for jQuery

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jQuery is a powerful library that allows JavaScript developers to easily manipulate the Document Object Model (DOM) in web pages, which is one of the reasons why jQuery is a popular choice for app building. In addition to its DOM manipulation ability, jQuery offers other useful utility features such as support for cross-browser AJAX, Animations,… Read more »

Parsing JSON in Objective-C using NSJSONSerialization

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JSON is an easy standard to parse in client-server applications. It is easy to implement and simple to understand. With the release of the iOS 5 SDK, the NSJSONSerialization class was added in the SDK, which gives an easy to use delegate method, lifecycle, to parse JSON data. The following post explains an easy example… Read more »

Parsing JSON in Objective-C using NSXML Parser

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XML parsing is an essential element for client-server applications. Most of the data transferred between client and server is in XML format, and generally, the XML data received from the server is of XML-RPC, SOAP, REST or RSS standard. In this post we will use NSXMLParserDelegate for parsing XML, which has the following methods: