My employee directory app is now available on the App Store. The application allows you to synchronize with your own data, look for employees by name, view their details, add them to your contacts, and see their manager and direct reports, as well as call, text, or email them. You can watch a short video [...]
Being able to work offline is an expected feature of mobile applications. For data-driven applications, it means that you — the developer — will have to store (a subset of) your application data locally, and implement a data synchronization mechanism that keeps your local and server data in sync. In this article, I describe a [...]
After my recent post, Crafting Native Looking iOS Apps with HTML, a number of you asked for an offline version that would use a Local Database (instead of the simple in-memory store) and provide a mechanism to automatically keep the local database in sync with a server database.
Flex is a powerful application framework for building first-class mobile applications for iOS, Android, and the BlackBerry PlayBook using a single programming model, a single tool, and a single code base. If you are a Java developer, the Flex programming model is also easy to master because it is syntactically very close to Java. The [...]