We spoke with Matthew MacDonald about Silverlight’s role in the developer’s toolbox and how that role is shifting from cross-platform development to line of business applications. Also covered are some of the highlights from Silverlight 5 and a sample chapter on Silverlight animation from his book.
A major constraint of web applications has always been connectivity. Jef Claes shows you how to use offline capabilities to ensure the app keeps working even when the network connection isn’t. 3
"Pro HTML5 and CSS3 Design Patterns" catalogs many common patterns in modern HTML5 applications. InfoQ talked to one of the book's authors, Dionysios Synodinos, about the book and working with HTML5.
Google has previewed Dart, a new language with a VM but also a JS compiler. InfoQ looks beyond the grammar at Dart's contributions for building apps: Snapshots, Isolates, Modularity. 1
Given the way new Silverlight technologies work when deployed as internet/intranet applications, a careful approach to testing is important. Rebecca Clinard offers tips to make you more successful. 3
Daniel Jebaraj of Syncfusion weighs in on the future of Silverlight and HTML5 with guidance on how to choose between the two. 18
Written from a Java developer’s perspective, this article steps through the process of creating creating SWFs using Flex and shows how to integrate Flex with Java applications. 5
Mobile Solutions are different from their Web and Desktop counterparts. Which Mobile Technologies, Development Tools and Processes should you use to deliver Rich Cross Platforms Mobile Solutions? 6
Zef Hemel explains mobl, a cross-platform DSL for building mobile applications, detailing language’s constructs, how to create an application, and why it is better than other similar solutions.
This article provides a brief introduction to FlexMonkey and then walks through debugging issues that can be encountered when testing with FlexMonkey. 4