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In this tutorial we will show you how to create a QR code to promote your new smart phone app. This code when scanned by any of the freely available QR code scanning apps available on the market will direct the user to the relevant app store for their device ready to download your app for the device they are… Continue reading

In this tutorial we will show you how to set up the Android SDK inside of Dreamweaver CS6 so that we can develop mobile applications for Android.

Many many people have problems setting this up, yet other have it work first time round. There is not a lot of information out there and even I hit a lot of brick… Continue reading

In this quick tutorial we will show you how to add a simple button to your jQuery Mobile app that takes your user to a random page of your app. The pages are drawn from a list of pages that you create. The code for doing this is really quite simple. So lets get to it.

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jQuery Mobile: Add Splash Screen to Android or iOS

In this tutorial we will show you how to add a splash screen to your iPhone or Android mobile application in jQuery Mobile.

If you are using phonegap build you will notice there is no way to edit the AndroidManifest.xml file. That is fine because we don’t need to. We actually need to modify or create the config.xml file. Any attempt to modify the¬†AndroidManifest.xml file will result in the licence for that install becoming invalid and so useless to us. However the¬†AndroidManifest.xml file is built using the information contained within the config.xml. So lets begin. Continue reading

Recently Adobe released a new product called “Adobe Shadow”. Adobe Shadow enables the web developer who is developing for multiple devices to view changes live simultaneously on as many other devices as they wish. As you test on PC you get live updates of the look and feel on all devices hooked up to your computer via wireless.

One Drawback which I am sure they will fix in time is that Adobe Shadow only works for iPhone iPad and Android devices. This does cover the majority of mobile devices so is still well worth the look.

Adobe Shadow is currently free to download and use because it is still in testing stages.

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In this article we will be covering 3 useful resources for web developers wishing to keep up with the latest developments in Mobile Web. Whether we are developing for iPhone, Android or any of the other platforms out there it is vital we keep up to date with current developments and trends. These three sites will help us do exactly that. Continue reading

Today I thought I would share three interesting tools for developing Phone Apps for users of varying levels of experience. All of these tools are free or open source programs. These three Phone App development tools are great for what they are designed to do. However each has its own natural limitations. Some requires some skill to use others do not but are then limited in what you can actually build with it. Continue reading

In this tutorial we will show you how to set up the Android SDK inside of Dreamweaver CS5.5 so that we can develop mobile applications for Android.

Many many people have problems setting this up, yet other have it work first time round. There is not a lot of information out there and even I hit a lot of brick walls getting it set up. The good news is you can do it, it just may take a little fiddling.

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In this tutorial we will cover some of the things you need to seriously consider when designing button for a mobile app or website.These buttons are naturally going to be the core of any mobile application yet many designers over look the obvious ways in which these buttons must differ from our more traditional navigational elements.

With the increasing presence of mobile devices on the web and with more and more people accessing the web on more and more mobile devices every day this has gone from being an optional exercise for a web developer to a necessity.

Due to the restricted space on a mobiles screen we are faced with major challenges in how do we redesign our site to be more mobile friendly. To further complicate things every week, even daily new screen sizes are added particularly in android. So how do we deal with them. Lets start in this series of tutorials by breaking down and looking at the common elements, the things that regardless of screen size we need to look at as a designer to make the switch to mobile. Continue reading

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