Getting Going with PhoneGap

PhoneGap is Adobe’s free cross-platform hybrid mobile app framework. It allows you to use the web technologies that you know and love to build mobile apps.┬áLike many open source projects PhoneGap can be a bit of a pain to get started since it also relies on other open source frameworks. If you only want to […]

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Ionic Framework Mac/Linux Install

Just in case you’ve been off the planet for a while and don’t know what the Ionic Framework is, you are in for a treat. Imagine combining Google’s JavaScript MVC framework, AngularJS with Apache’s cross-platform hybrid app framework Cordova and throwing in a lot of custom-tuned CSS3 and JavaScript in order to make fast and […]

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Upcoming Workshops

For the next few months I will be busy presenting at quite a few workshops. The one thing they all have in common is that they are JavaScript-based. I will teach using JavaScript in the browser, on mobile devices, and deep dive into JavaScript especially directed at those who wish to master the language. The […]

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PhoneGap Calculator

A lot of beginning PhoneGap developers have asked me if I had a simple PhoneGap tutorial. They didn’t want anything complicated. No Backbone, no jQuery Mobile, no ChocolateChip-UI, just plain old HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. So I brought back one of my favorite tutorials, a calculator, stripped it down almost to the bare metal. I […]

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