Software Development Tutorials

Getting started guides, How-to's, and in-depth explanation of various topics in software development.

Building useful notifications with HTML5 APIs

JavaScript Oct 28, 2014

Many users keep loads of tabs open in their browsers these days. Stuff they're working on, things they want to read later, Twitter feeds. How's your site going to stand out? HTML 5 supplies us with a few JavaScript API additions that can help, and I'll show you how.

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Building a remote backend for an Ionic framework app with Parse

JavaScript PhoneGap Jul 14, 2014

In my previous article we built an Ionic framework app that pulls weather data from 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.

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Crafting a weather app with Ionic framework and

JavaScript PhoneGap Jun 23, 2014

Introduction In this article we're going to build a simple weather forecast app with Ionic framework, an open-source front-end development kit for building cross-platform mobile apps with HTML5 and Javascript. is web service that provides weather data for a given latitude and longitude. Installation Installing

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Building HTML5 Mobile Apps with Local Storage and Topcoat

JavaScript Jun 16, 2014

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

Read more AM Ashley Menhennett