Thomas Greco, Sep 18
Offline Support in Firebase, a Truly Mobile Datastore?
Thomas Greco looks at the recent changes to Firebase and wonders if it's new offline support now makes it an ideal mobile data store.
Narayan Prusty, Sep 16
Scanning a QR Code with Cordova
People are often sceptical about QR Codes, but they are useful for simple information exchange. Narayan Prusty shows how to scan them in a Cordova app.
Patrick Catanzariti, Sep 14
How to Make an Effective IoT Dashboard without Coding
Patrick Catanzariti explains how to make a smartphone IoT dashboard using the Blynk mobile app and a Particle device.
Brett Romero, Sep 11
Watch: The Swift App Infrustructure
Understanding how to implement the MVC framework, will allow us to construct an app that follows Apple's guidelines with a proven framework.
Yaphi Berhanu, Sep 11
5 Responsive Design Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them
Yaphi Berhanu lists 5 responsive design pitfalls and offers suggestions on how to avoid them.
Chris Ward, Sep 09
Watch: Structuring an Android Project
In this video we'll look at the auto-generated files containing skeleton code for our project in Android Studio.
Joyce Echessa, Sep 09
Face Detection in Android with Google Play Services
Joyce Echessa shows how to use the face detection features of the Google Play Services library for detecting faces and facial features in images and video.
Elio Qoshi, Sep 08
What's New for Developers in Firefox OS 2.5
Elio Qoshi looks at the new features coming in Firefox OS 2.5 for developers and hopes they will tempt more developers to the platform.
Patrick Catanzariti, Sep 07
How to Make a Useful Toggl Time Tracker with Particle and Node
Patrick Catanzariti explains how to create a Particle device powered button that starts and stops Toggl time tracking via a Node server.
Chris Ward, Sep 04
Watch: A Tour of Android Studio
Android Studio is the official IDE for Android development. In this video we look at how to download and install it, tour the interface and tools it offers.
Michele Tameni, Sep 04
Getting Started with Programming the Intel Edison
Michele Tameni demonstrates how to program the Intel Edison to easily create powerful IoT applications.
Wern Ancheta, Sep 02
Android Video Calling with CrossWalk and PeerJS
Wern Ancheta shows us how to create a video calling app for Android with Crosswalk and PeerJS.
Aldo Ziflaj, Sep 01
The 5 Best Resources for Android Developers
Aldo Ziflaj looks at 5 useful sets of resources for Android developers, new and old.
Patrick Catanzariti, Aug 31
Automating LIFX Lights With The LightBlue Bean and IFTTT
Patrick Catanzariti shows how to use the Lightblue Bean, node-serialport and IFTTT to turn on a LIFX light bulb with the opening and closing of a door.
Wern Ancheta, Aug 28
Push Notifications in Ionic Apps with Google Cloud Messaging
Wern Ancheta shows us how to create a Cordova app based on Android that integrates with the Google Cloud Messaging push notification service
Patrick Catanzariti, Aug 24
Getting Started With The Particle Photon
Patrick Catanzariti explores the new Particle Photon, its hardware changes and the process of connecting it up to Wi-Fi and installing a sample app.
Chris Ward, Aug 21
Watch: The Evolution of Android's Ecosystem
In this video Chris Ward outlines a history of Android versions, and asks whether we should still support them in our applications and, if so, how.
Abbas Suterwala, Aug 21
Create Your Own Content Provider in Android
Abbas Suterwala shows how we can create shareable data stores amongst apps by creating a content provider in Android.
Brett Romero, Aug 20
Watch: Singleton Patterns in Swift
In this short video, we'll see how use Singleton Patterns, a powerful construct that lets you utilize classes without creating new instances each time.
Ada Ivanoff, Aug 18
10 Essential Material Design Resources and Tutorials
Ada Ivanoff shows 10 of her favorite resources for working with Material Design. Google's current design framework.
Patrick Catanzariti, Aug 17
Visualizing a Twitter Stream in VR with Three.js and Node
Patrick Catanzariti explains how to use Three.js and Node to create a real time visualisation of tweets in virtual reality.
Narayan Prusty, Aug 14
Using HealthKit with a Cordova App
Narayan Prusty shows how to use HealthKit with a Cordova based app, allowing users to write and read the heath data.
Brett Romero, Aug 13
Video: Exploring the Xcode Interface
We're going to pick up some great tips on getting very efficient with Xcode. This includes keyboard shortcuts, which can greatly improve your productivity.
Wern Ancheta, Aug 12
Creating a PhoneRTC Calling App - Server Side
In the final part of this short series, Wern Ancheta adds a server side component to our PhoneRTC calling app to handle client connections.