Archive for the ‘App Development’ Category

5 Ionic Framework App Development Tips and Tricks

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Ionic is an incredibly useful framework for building HTML5 hybrid mobile apps. It is a great starting point for creating Cordova/Phonegap mobile applications, providing common components that can be reused and adapted. Ionic provides a useful CLI (comm...

Building a Cross-platform Desktop App with NW.js

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NW.js is a framework for creating native applications using web technologies like HTML, JavaScript and CSS. In the simplest case, you're developing a web application using your normal workflow. At the end of the process, you run a generator that compil...

Adding Analytics to a React Native App

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Analytics help developers understand how users are using their apps and if features or improvements are worth spending valuable time on. Most native platforms have options built in, but what about cross-platform development tools such as React Native? ...

Communicating with Bluetooth Low Energy Devices in Cordova

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In this tutorial, you'll be building an attendance app using Cordova and a Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Peripheral. You'll create your own BLE peripheral using Node.js and communicate with it using a Cordova app. I assume that you already know Cordova an...

Build a Stateful Real-Time App with React Native and Pusher

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Users now expect apps to update and react to their actions in real-time. Thankfully there are a lot of language varieties and libraries now available to help you create these highly dynamic apps. In this tutorial you will learn how to build a real-time...

Use React Native to a Create a Face Recognition App

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In this tutorial I'll use the Microsoft Face API to create a face recognition app with React Native. I'm going to assume that you've already built a React Native app so won't cover all parts of the code. If you're new to React Native, I recommend you r...

Authenticating Users via OAuth with Cordova and Ionic

Authenticating users to a service is an essential part of mobile apps. It allows you to ensure the correct users are accessing your service and enables you to personalize what you offer them. There are many authentication methods available, but authent...

Access Platform APIs with React Native Modules

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React Native from Facebook is an addition to the popular React JavaScript library for creating Native Mobile Apps. It has proved more popular, performant and feature packed than other frameworks, but there are times when its feature set falls short. Fo...

Access Platform APIs with React Native Modules

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React Native from Facebook is an addition to the popular React JavaScript library for creating Native Mobile Apps. It has proved more popular, performant and feature packed than other frameworks, but there are times when its feature set falls short. Fo...

An in-App Browser with ThemeableBrowser PhoneGap Plugin

PhoneGap is a framework that allows developers to build mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. With it, you can build applications for a variety of mobile operating systems such as Android, iOS and Windows Mobile. Plenty of core plugins an...