Keyhole Releases UI Design Tool MockOla For Free, Public Use

Lauren Fournier Company News, Design, Keyhole Creations Leave a Comment

The Keyhole Software team is excited to announce the standalone release of MockOla for free, public use. MockOla is a rapid design tool to easily create user interface mockups and wireframes. Using a drag-and-drop element editor implemented with HTML5 Canvas, users can lay out user interfaces mockups, concept designs, and wireframes. The tool boasts a number of customization palettes, including handy templates for …

Creating a UI Designer for Quick Development

Alok Pandey CSS & HTML, HTML5, Technology Snapshot 2 Comments

User interface developers often come across situations that involve creating several web interface dashboards with similar architectures but with different UI controls and backend services serving real-time data. Examples of such Dashboards could be real-time stock quotes, or real-time performance of a factory floor. A common approach that many follow is to create an HTML5/CSS3 web application using a standard design pattern. …


Partitioning SPA Resources and API Implementations in Separate WAR Components

David Pitt HTML5, Java, JavaScript, Opinion Leave a Comment

Single Page Applications are quickly gaining traction as a way to implement rich, robust, and mobile friendly web-based applications. Essentially, this requires a shift in application architecture where the entire application user interface is implemented using JavaScript and the server side code supplies a RESTful, JSON-based API for  server side application logic and data access. This model is shown below: …

khs-Logger Framework Now Available From Bower

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Keyhole Software’s open source framework khs-Logger is now available from Bower. khs-logger is a JavaScript logging framework and visual tool to help identify MVC UI views. It allows you to quickly identify and inspect JavaScript files during development as well as provides logging support. Bower is an unopinionated, generic package manager for the web platform that aims to help with front-end package …

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Solution: Visually Inspect Backbone.js View/Templates + Application Logging Support

David Pitt HTML5, JavaScript, Keyhole Creations Leave a Comment

During the development of a fairly large JavaScript-based web application using Backbone.js, it became increasingly difficult manage the numerous View.js and Template.js files. Those familiar with Backbone MVC design approach have probably also encountered this. Best practice for an MVC user interface is to decompose it into many snippets made up of a controlling Backbone View, an HTML template, and a Model/List …

jQuery Mobile Quick Start

Todd Horn Mobile, Technology Snapshot, Tutorial Leave a Comment

jQuery Mobile is a HTML5-based UI system built on the jQuery Javascript library and jQuery UI. It is lightweight, flexible, and easy to use with all mobile device platforms.  Depending on which particular report you read, you probably have less than two years before mobile visits will outnumber typical desktop visits. Can your website meet the demands of your mobile …