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Sociogram: A Sample Application demonstrating AngularJS/Ionic and Facebook Integration

About a year ago, I blogged Sociogram, a starter project demonstrating how to integrate with Facebook in your mobile and web applications. A year later, it’s time for a makeover: Here is a brand new version of Sociogram, built with AngularJS, Ionic, and the OpenFB micro-library I shared earlier this week. Sociogram is a sample […]

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Cordova/PhoneGap Facebook Integration without Plugin

Many consumer apps provide a Facebook Login option, as well as other Facebook integration features such as posting to your feed, getting your list of friends, etc. Cordova has a Facebook Plugin that makes that integration easy. Internally, the plugin uses both the Native and the JavaScript implementations of the Facebook SDK, and historically, it […]

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Building Interactive Mobile Dashboards with D3 and other Charting Libraries

Tablets offer a great way to visually explore data using touch-based interactions. I’ve recently been looking at HTML/JavaScript charting libraries from a Mobile perspective, and I thought I’d share the sample application I used to experiment with different options. Sample Application It’s Olympic season, so I decided to create an interactive dashboard to explore the […]

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Sample Mobile Application with Ionic and AngularJS

In the ever evolving quest for the best mobile application development stacks, I’ve recently been looking at Ionic. Ionic is a library that provides mobile-optimized UI components to build “native-feeling” hybrid applications. Where does it fit? Ionic fits in the UI layer. But unlike other libraries in that space (Twitter Bootstrap, Foundation, Ratchet, Topcoat and […]

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New Cordova/PhoneGap 3.x Tutorial

Last November, I delivered a full day Cordova/PhoneGap workshop with Brian Leroux at the great Full Frontal JavaScript Conference in Brighton, UK. I put some new materials (specific to Cordova 3.x) together for the occasion, and I also updated some existing content. The workshop was well received, and I thought the materials could be useful […]

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Sample Mobile Application with AngularJS

In recent months, I have been sharing different versions of the Employee Directory sample application built with different technology stacks, different frameworks, and different back-end (REST services) implementations. Recent versions include: Employee Directory with Backbone.js, RequireJS, and Twitter Bootstrap Employee Directory with Backbone.js, RequireJS, Topcoat and PhoneGap A number of you have asked for a […]

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Top 10 Performance Techniques for PhoneGap and Hybrid Apps — Slides Available

Here are slides for the “Top 10 Performance Techniques for PhoneGap and Hybrid Apps” session I presented last week at HTML 5 Dev Conf. This presentation was built as a PhoneGap application with the Keypoint HTML presentation framework I blogged about yesterday. Because it is a Web application, you can view the presentation here. You […]

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PhoneGap and Cordova with iOS 7

Now that it’s officially available, I wanted to share my experience running and building PhoneGap / Cordova applications on iOS 7. Running Existing Apps The first thing I tried to do after the upgrade process was to run the existing PhoneGap applications already installed on my phone. Good news: They run “as is” (with a […]

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