• Cloud Mobile

    Native vs HTML5 - You're Asking The Wrong Question

    Build native apps! Build hybrid apps! Build web apps! Build responsive apps! The noise around the "right way" to build mobile apps has been nothing short of deafening; and after all this time, we still haven't found what we're looking for. Is it possible that this whole time we have been asking the wrong question?
    February 21, 2014
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI

    What Carl Sagan Taught Me About Software

    Software ecosystems are vital to a developer's success. It's hard to place a value on the benefit derived from being able to lean on other's experience, as well as easily find and digest content that's relevant to your project. Ecosystems don't just sprout up overnight though. It takes the right timing, the perfect conditions and lots of love and cultivation. Trying to actively create a new ecosystem around a product or platform is a lot like terraforming. Carl Sagan knows a thing or two about that.
    February 13, 2014
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI

    Please Respect The "Back" Button

    SPA's are a great new immersive way to build applications, but in the process of building the shiny and new, we have forgotten the core principles of the web. The net result is a broken experience for users. The back button commands respect and cannot be ignored simply because we are circumventing traditional browser posting in favor of SPA routing. In this article we'll look at how to build a SPA without breaking the web.
    January 07, 2014
  • .NET Mobile Web Kendo UI

    Kendo UI Open Sources Dynamic LINQ Helpers

    Over the holiday season, the engineering team open sourced the Dynamic LINQ Helpers to provide ASP.NET developers a simple way to handle communication between Kendo UI widgets and Entity Framework queries. This article looks at how to install and use the dynamic LINQ helpers in a variety of ASP.NET environments.
    January 02, 2014
  • Cloud Mobile

    Why "Cloud" Is A Dirty Word

    The word "cloud" gets thrown around a lot these days, but what exactly is "the cloud"? Is it a database? Is it email? Is it a backup service? Although the term has lost most of it's meaning, the cloud is a growing solution for businesses and organizations of all size. There is something in the cloud for everyone.
    December 17, 2013