Cordova Tutorial Cordova is a platform that is used for building mobile apps using HTML, CSS and JS. We can think of Cordova as a container for connecting our web app with native mobile functionalities. Web applications cannot use native mobile functionalities by default. This is where Cordova comes into picture. Part 1: Simple Ionic tutorial from scratch — From 0 to Live App Our End Goal Github repo to follow along: Download Live Air Pollution Check app from Playstore here. Step 1 Lets install the super cool hybrid framework Ionic.
7 Material Design Web UI Frameworks - Super Dev Resources Ever since Google announced their new Design Language, the Material Design, there has been a lot of excitement around its animated elements, colors and layout principles. If you have never heard of Material Design before, or haven’t had the time to see the official Material Design spec by Google before, then I strongly recommend you to see them now in order to understand its principles. With Material Design, Google wants to bring uniformity to its UI on all platforms including web, and not just Android. Google has its own Polymer Project which embraces material design throughout its Web components. In fact, Polymer Project played a key role in material design’s development and in showcase of Material design concepts for the Web. However Polymer project is still in early developer preview and not yet ready for production.
Android User Session Management using Shared Preferences Session are useful when you want to store user data globally through out the application. This can be done in two ways. One is storing them in a global variables and second is storing the data in shared preferences. The problem with storing data in global variable is data will be lost once user closes the application, but storing the data in shared preferences will be persistent even though user closes the application. Application shared preferences allows you to save and retrieve key, value pair data.
Part 2: Simple Ionic tutorial from scratch — From 0 to Live App This is in continuation to our Part 1. Adding JS backend Any logical app would eventually to get and save data to a backend. It could be a lite db embedded with app or to a REST Api. csvfix - CSVfix is a tool for manipulating CSV data News: As Google has disabled the ability to provide binary downloads here, and as I want to do a release of CSVfix 1.6 in the not too distant future, I'm in the process of moving this site to Bitbucket. The source code and the manual are already there, and I hope to transfer all other content in the next few days (neilb, 12/04/2014) The Problem
Faster Workflow: Mastering Emmet, Part 1 Emmet is a free plugin for text editors to write HTML and CSS code faster. In this multi-part series, I will show you how to write HTML and CSS code faster then ever with Emmet, profiling all the features of Emmet and how to use syntax, abbreviation and keyboard shortcuts to save your time. Emmet is a must use web developer toolkit. With Emmet you can rapidly create your markup. You write simple abbreviations and just press Tab or Ctrl+E or any other other supported keyboard shortcut and Emmet expands the simple abbreviations into complex HTML and CSS code snippets. Emmet will make your HTML and CSS workflow much faster. Material Design for Bootstrap Material Design for Bootstrap is a theme for Bootstrap 3 which lets you use the new Google Material Design in your favorite front-end framework. If you like this project you can support me by donating something on Gratipay, starring this repository, or reporting bugs and ideas. Read more about Material Design for Bootstrap at the Github page. If you want support the development of this project please consider donate something: Donate with Gratipay
Top 10 Apps: Web-based Task Managers I’ve been jumping from app to app, for as long as I can remember, in search of the best web-based task management app. I’ve never really been satisfied until recently when I discovered Flow. Finding the perfect task manager is a little like searching for a unicorn — it’s just not going to happen. But, you can find one that fits your tastes and needs better than any others.