F# Deep Dives, edited by Tomas Petricek and Phillip Trelford, is a new book aimed at showing what is the business value that using F# brings in practice. The book presents 11 real industrial scenarios and the way F# allowed field experts to solve them using a functional-first approach. InfoQ has interviewed Tomas Petricek, co-editor of the book.
Hello App Inventor is an android application development-programming book authored by Paula Beer and Carl Simmons. This article is a book review and Q&A with the authors. This book is dedicated to new learners of android. It makes reader learn about App Inventor programming language which is used via an Internet browser to design and make apps for Android phones.
Mobile channels are getting more and more important - not only for companies with focus on technology but also for traditional businesses. Consequently, the concepts of website optimization and customer behavior analysis are being transferred to field of mobile websites and mobile applications. The overall goal is to learn more about customer behavior and to adopt mobile applications to it.
Ian Hughes about mixing the physical world and the virtual world: How virtual technology helps people to meet, communicate and collaborate, and how games help us to develop and learn new skills. 1
In this article Raimo explains the challenges and the solutions he had to come up with, while building a motoric HTML5 game for the NodeKO contest.