As any mobile developer knows, cross platform development can be a soul-suckingly time consuming process. Yesterday, Facebook helped make the ordeal a little easier for some by officially launching React Native for Android – an open source JavaScript and React based software project. The tool is used in various Facebook production apps, and by layering […]

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If you’re still stewing about Google’s thinly veiled effort to usher devs towards in-house project Android Studio by killing Eclipse Tooling support, take heart – there’s an Android alternative waiting in the wings. Going under the name H5OS, this new web-based operating system, based, as the name suggests, on HTML5, is aiming to give web […]

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Cast your mind back to June 2nd 2014, when Apple managed to turn the heads of developers worldwide with the surprise launch of new programming language Swift. This wasn’t even the first time a Swift language had debuted. Apple’s offering was preceded by a Swift language designed for parallel scripting on multicores, clusters, clouds and supercomputers […]

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Developer interview time again. And today it is my pleasure to welcome Corinne Krych to the series as the first female engineer. She is working in the AeroGear team at Red Hat and in particular on the Swift libraries for iOS. We talked about social authentication via OAuth2 with Swift in iOS and also took […]

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Since it announced it was going to get more open, Microsoft has done a lot to rehabilitate its image in the OSS community – but this week it kicked things up a notch with a series of exciting announcements for developers at Build 2015, which wraps up today. Here’s a roundup of a few things […]

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Today, building the next generation of mobile apps and scaling them to manage success requires leading edge platforms and infrastructure. In this session we look at how you can use the Google Cloud Platform to build highly scalable, Java-based mobile backends. Using the Mobile Backend Starter and live demos, we’ll show how easy it is […]

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Emilia Ciardi gives Mark Hazell some of her top tips for crafting the perfect mobile interface. With the app market getting ever more crowded, it’s never been more important to understand the needs of your users and deliver the perfect mobile UX. Filmed at Voxxed Days Ticino.

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By Mario Zechner For us Java folks, Android has been a breath of fresh air when it comes to Java on the client. Being able to reuse our arsenal of IDEs, 3rd party libraries, JVM languages and build & dependency management tools has opened up the opportunity to also take a stab at mobile development. Sure, […]

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I had the pleasure to talk to Görkem Ercan (@gorkemercan, blog) who is a Toronto based software engineer with Red Hat. He has decades of experience working on software projects with different technologies ranging from enterprise and mobile Java to Symbian and Qt C++. He specializes on providing tools and APIs for developers. He works in the JBoss […]

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Java EE 7 provides a strong foundation for developing the back end for your HTML5 mobile applications. This heavily code-driven session shows you how you can effectively utilize Java EE 7 as a back end for your Apache Cordova mobile applications. The session demonstrates Java EE 7 technologies such as JAX-RS 2.0, WebSocket, JSON-P, CDI, […]

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