• Cloud Mobile

    Diving Into Icenium Graphite - Part 2 of 3

    April 11, 2013 Share
    Part two of the series is going to focus less on what Graphite is and more about what you can do with Graphite. Together we are going to develop a hybrid mobile app that you could publish to the Apple App Store and Google Play.
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    Diving Into Icenium Graphite - Part 1 of 3

    April 05, 2013 Share
    As a new user of Icenium, you probably want to start writing some code and developing the next great hybrid mobile application. Luckily for you, there are two IDE options that ship as part of Icenium: Graphite and Mist. While Mist is a lightweight HTML5-based IDE (run from your browser), Graphite is a full desktop application usable by Windows and Mac (via Parallels or VMWare).
  • Cloud Mobile

    Getting Your Bearings

    There is no shortage of confusion around the question of which path to take when targeting mobile devices. Entire white papers cover this topic and are still incomplete. With that in mind, my goal with this post is to provide, perhaps, a starting point. Getting answers is critical, of course - but knowing the questions to ask is the first step.
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    What is Icenium Really?

    March 28, 2013 Share
    There is undoubtedly no profession that changes faster than ours. New tools and frameworks seem to emerge every day, and it can be easy to get lost in the sea of ingenuity. It's wonderful that the boundaries are constantly being moved, but that requires us as developers to be experts at hitting a moving target. Icenium is a new tool in the aforementioned sea, so lets get down to brass tacks. Let's ditch the hype and the marketing speak for a bit and take a look at what Icenium really is.
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    Demystifying Apache Cordova and PhoneGap

    If naming a thing is hard – getting used to a name change is even harder. "PhoneGap" is a recognizable name to most developers that have been involved in (or at least aware of) hybrid mobile application development. "Cordova", on the other hand – what's that? For me, it invokes images of the famous Spanish general, or Italian food, and sounds like a new sports car....or driving a sports car at high speeds to an Italian restaurant (always a win-win)...