Every few months I check out new build tools. When I first began building Android apps, I used Google’s Android Toolkit, Eclipse and Google’s Emulators. Pretty quickly, I grew impatient with Google excruciatingly slow emulator and switch to always deploy to my device. Then I started using VirtualBox based emulators, switched from Eclipse to Intellij […]Read more "Installing the Best Android Dev Environment: Intellij IDEA + Genymotion Emulator"
If you are into mobile web development, you may want to check out Tunnlr. What is Tunnlr? If you are into Rails or Facebook development, you may already be hipped to Tunnlr. But for those of us who weren’t, it is a port forwarding service. Why would you want to use it for mobile web […]Read more "Mobile Web Development with Tunnlr"
I was up to nearly 1 AM last night getting familiar with JetBrains’ WebStorm. My early opinion is simply wow! Since the beginning of the year I have been playing around with Node.js. Now, play time is over and I am trying to build real solutions with it. My current back-end of choice is Microsoft’s […]Read more "WebStorm Initial Review"
For most of my development career I have exclusively used PCs. Things have changed now. My main PC was over four years old, limited to 4 GB and was painfully slow to work on, I needed to upgrade. Since my platforms were Android, iOS and the web, I needed to buy a Mac. I had […]Read more "Using a Mac for Visual Studio 2010 Development"