I am only going to do two talks this year for So Cal Code Camp @ UC San Diego. The event will be held the weekend of June 28th and 29th in beautiful San Diego. Even if you are not local, I can’t think of a better reason for a So Cal vacation. Remember, this […]Read more "Mobile Game Development Talks at So Cal Code Camp"
Build a calculator in less than 300 lines Even though PhoneGap has been around for nearly four years, it is the source of a great deal of confusion by many who have not work with the framework. In order to clear up some of the confusion, I have written this short document. What is PhoneGap? […]Read more "PhoneGap Explained in 5 Minutes"
I’ve been playing around with Code School this week and I have to admit it is awesome. It is cool way to learn coding. You watch a video then do exercises to cement the knowledge in your head. The work is all done in the browser which allows the Code School to monitor your progress […]Read more "Code School Review"
One of the great promises of PhoneGap is it ability to access a device’s hardware from an easy to code, web-style development environment. In this tutorial we will show how to the device’s camera, capture an image, scale it, render it to a page. This tutorial is for iOS, but it should work across devices. […]Read more "jQuery Mobile, PhoneGap, and the Camera Device"
When I wrote the tutorial detailing the steps necessary to convert my jQuery Mobile Calculator into an Android app with PhoneGap, I promised a tutorial for iOS as well. So, here is the promised iOS tutorial. One of things I really like about the combination of jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap is that it really easy to […]Read more "Converting the jQuery Mobile Calculator to PhoneGap (iOS version)"
Ads are one the easiest ways for a developer to get paid for an app. Apache Cordova, the new name for PhoneGap, is one of the easiest ways to develop apps for the iOS and other platforms. The problem is how to combine the two of them? Nothing in the official documentation of either says […]Read more "Cordova (PhoneGap) and AdMob Together: iOS Version"