Frontend Development

Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Using the Storage API

by Brian Rinaldi

By Brian Rinaldi This is part 6 in an ongoing series. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here, part 4 here and part 5 here. The files for the sample app are available here….

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Creating Windows-8-like 3D animations with CSS3 and jQuery

by Brian Rinaldi

by Sara Soueidan I’ve been using Windows 8 for a while now (and loving it), and one of the first things that struck me as impressive about it were the transitions and animations built…

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How to create an advanced HTML5 placeholder polyfill

by Brian Rinaldi

By Aurelio De Rosa Some new HTML5 features are bigger than others but even some of the small one can be incredibly important and useful. One of these shiny features is an attributes called…

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Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Adding Pages with jQuery Mobile

by Brian Rinaldi

By Brian Rinaldi This is part 5 in an ongoing series. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here, part 3 here and part 4 here. The files for the sample app are available here. We’ve made…

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Backbone Model Unit Testing with Jasmine

by Brian Rinaldi

By Ken Tabor Writing reliable JavaScript code at scale is difficult. The language lacks built-in formal structures that enable reliable engineering practices. Fortunately establishing conventions and selecting mature libraries can go a long way…

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Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Adding jQuery Mobile

by Brian Rinaldi

by Brian Rinaldi This is part 4 in an ongoing series. You can find part 1 here, part 2 here and part 3 here. The files for the sample app are available here. At this…

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Google Announces New Chrome Rendering Engine

by Brian Rinaldi

Google announced that Chrome will no longer use WebKit as its rendering engine but will use a fork they’ve named Blink. Google’s Eric Bidelman shares his thoughts on the change.

Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Connecting to an API

by Brian Rinaldi

by Brian Rinaldi This is part 3 in an ongoing series. You can find part 1 here and part 2 here. The sample files are available here. At this point, we’ve simply taken some…

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Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Using PhoneGap Build

by Brian Rinaldi

by Brian Rinaldi This is part 2 in a multi-part series. Click here to read Part 1. The sample files are available here. The goal of this step is simply to get acquainted with…

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Create Your First Mobile App with PhoneGap Build – Setup

by Brian Rinaldi

by Brian Rinaldi PhoneGap makes it easy to take your front-end development skills in HTML, CSS and JavaScript and translate that into developing cross-platform mobile applications. However, PhoneGap Build makes this even more accessible…

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