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Ionic Tutorial and Sample Application

I had a great time presenting the PhoneGap Day workshops with Michael and Holly last week in San Francisco. In the afternoon, I ran an AngularJS/Ionic workshop based on this tutorial. At the end of the workshop, I showed a more complete version of the application with additional UI polish and better code organization. A […]

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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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Proxxi, A Proximity-Based Social App

For the last few months, Greg Wilson and I worked nights and weekends on a little side project that we called Proxxi. The idea of Proxxi came from personal experiences, being in situations where we wished there was an easy way to communicate with people around us. For example: Is there anybody at the Marriott […]

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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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