Device detection can be very complicated. There are entire businesses based on correctly identifying the user’s device. Luckily for us to poor to afford such services there is another way to do device detection which doesn’t require us to re-invent the wheel. The actual detection logic comes from Chad Smith and his site: http://detectmobilebrowsers.com. It uses […]Read more "Client Side Mobile Device Detection"
As many of you know, I am a fan of Backbone.js. In fact, it has been the subject of talks that I have given recently. After the talks, people often ask for more references on backbone, but other than a few websites, there wasn’t much available. But now there is and it is free! Backbone […]Read more "Free Backbone.js Book"
If you’ve used either Apple’s Interface Builder or Microsoft’s Blend to build UI, then having to do it by hand in HTML seems like a big step backwards. But there is help and it is free. The Intel Open Source Technology Center has released its Rapid Interface Builder (RIB) tool. It runs only in Google […]Read more "jQuery Mobile UI Builder"
A big thanks to all of the people who attended my four sessions Saturday and Sunday. It is always humbling to see a standing room only crowd listening to me speak. If you haven’t done so already: please rate my talks. Here is the link to my speakerrate profile. All of the slides to all […]Read more "SoCal Code Camp LA 2012 Wrap Up"