Getting started guides, How-to's, and in-depth explanation of various topics in software development.
In this tutorial, I'll help you set up your Go environment and teach you how to handle test-drive development with the language.
There's no official Android Wear watch face API yet, but that doesn't mean we can't make our own solution. There are plenty of watch faces already out there, and they are very simple to make. If you know how to make an Android application for a phone or tablet, you already know how to make a watch face. This
Apple's new language, Swift, is supposed to make writing native iOS apps a lot faster and more fun. However, porting apps from Objective-C to this new language might take some getting used to. In this post, we'll be converting our Objective-C app that works with web data to Swift. We'll start with the
In my previous article we built an Ionic framework app that pulls weather data from Forecast.io for a given latitude and longitude. In this tutorial, we're going to extend the app to use Parse as a remote backend. If you're not familiar with Parse, it's a web-based platform that provides backend services.
Since Swift is very strict about types, it can be a hassle working with JSON because it's naturally implicit about types. SwiftyJSON is an open source library that helps you use JSON in Swift without tearing your hair out. Before getting started, let's take a closer look at just how painful handling
When I started developing the PHP Ninja Manual I'd hoped that the IndexedDB API for client-side storage would be fast enough to search through 10,000 terms. Well, it is -- but there's a catch. It's only speedy if it makes use of indices. For example, it's quick if you look for items that start with your
In this tutorial, we will take a look at a fundamental use case of the local storage object by explaining how the API works and creating a simple application using jQuery and Topcoat. You can learn more about mobile HTML5 in my online course. The API Sometimes it makes sense to save some persistent
Apps become a lot more interesting when we connect them to the internet. They’re able to fetch live data, update that data, and interact with other people and devices. In this post, we’ll look at how to pull data from the internet. We’ll be working with JSON data. JSON, which stands