Overall the book is a quick read that provides some useful insights and potential starting points for enterprise practitioners and technical managers in medium to large enterprises where development and operations are still very defensive towards each other (often driven by conflicting goals) and where a blame culture reigns.
This year, Apple surprisingly unveiled Swift, a new programming language for iOS and OSX at WWDC. Swift is an alternative to Objective-C introducing syntactical concepts and programming paradigms well known from other languages but not available in iOS and OSX world yet. In this article, Gustavo Machado, vice president of engineering at KidoZen, details why Swift is an enrichment to iOS and OSX.
Java was invented to provide a software environment for embedded devices. But a strange loop in history made Java the top language for enterprise software. Java comes full circle with JavaFX, a mature Rich Client Application framework included in the Java 8 core libraries. In this article, we show how to deploy JavaFX Applications on Android devices, a game changer for the JavaFX platform.
In this article, authors discuss a case study of several Android mobile apps to analyze software reuse in terms of inheritance and code reuse as well as framework reuse of whole apps.
There are hundreds of thousands of mobile applications in the iOS or Android app stores. In this article we would like to show you two not so common ways to build native apps with Java and Xtend.
Mobile operations management is one of the top priorities of modern enterprise and after establishing solutions for device management, the next challenge is to manage and secure mobile business data.
As mobility is transforming our lives, this article gives a step-by-step approach on how enterprises can seamlessly connect their mobile workforce to back-end systems for increased productivity.
In this review, Anand reviews the recently released Murach's Android Programming authored by Joel Murach.
The Android Developer’s Cookbook is a solid reference book for mobile app developers that can serve as an authoritative guide for sound programming practices. A nice addition to a dev's book shelf. 1
Managing a cloud environment isn't the same as managing internal servers. On JavaOne Shanghai 2013, Kevin Nilson, the VP of Engineering at just.me, explained the differences and best practices.
Tabris is the first Java toolkit for the cross-platform development of native mobile applications. It combines native user experience with tailor-made, native controls and functions. 1
Daniel Jebaraj demonstrates creating hybrid mobile apps with Android and ASP.NET MVC. 1