Responsive Design

Approaching Responsive Design

Vince Pendergrass CSS & HTML, Design, Development Technologies, Mobile Leave a Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 8 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Coming from a Java back-end background and given the privilege to dive into the front-end space, I was finally able see what it was like to make a web application responsive. Although there …

Using PouchDB for Offline/Data Sync

Dave Jackson Databases, Development Technologies, JavaScript 3 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 8 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Recently the term “Mobile First” received additional notoriety as the new CEO of Microsoft proclaimed the company’s shift in focus. As I’ve been researching mobile frameworks lately, I’ve run across another term …

Tutorial – HTML5 Essentials for Enterprise SPA Development

Keyhole Software Development Technologies, HTML5, JavaScript, Mobile, Tutorial Leave a Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 9 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Single Page Application architectures allow rich, responsive application user interfaces to be developed. Enterprises have the ability to expand applications to more devices by implementing browser-based SPAs with JavaScript and HTML5. But developers …

PhoneGap: Utilizing Native Mobile Features with Plugins

Jinal Patel Mobile, Tutorial, Xamarin 2 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 9 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Recently, I was tasked with developing a mobile application in PhoneGap that utilized the Bluetooth feature. Although PhoneGap provides basic functionality, PhoneGap lacks the ability to implement mobile features like Bluetooth. However, …

An argument against defaulting to auto-increment primary keys

Shannon Griswold Databases, Java 11 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 9 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.The de-facto “easy” primary key for ages has been the auto-incrementing integer. Upon insertion of a new record, the database simply increments a counter for the table and uses the new value …