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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

jQuery Mobile: Turn off Auto-Detection of Phone Numbers and Email Addresses on iOS and Blackberry

Just a quick tip for those of us who wish to turn off the auto-detect phone numbers and email addresses feature of iOS and Blackberry. Both iOS and Blackberry phone automatically detect phone numbers and emails and convert them to links. Some times this can… Continue reading

jQuery Mobile: Install and Test Phone app on iOS with Phonegap

In this quick tutorial we will show you how to install a phone app you have downloaded from Phonegap on an iOS device for testing. All we need to put our phone app onto our iPhone,iPod or iPad is iTunes. We will also need our provisioning file the same… Continue reading

iPhone PhoneGap: gap_poll error when testing on iOS

Recently while working on app for iPhone I received a error message that would continually loop. There is not a lot of information out there on the gap_poll error so I though I would share the quick solution to it with you. This applies if you get any of the following errors:… 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

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