Mobile development and deployment
The mobile development section offers a variety of resources for those working with mobile applications and looking for ways to improve development and mobile usage. Find the latest information on mobile application development best practices and strategies. Get ALM experts and news on mobile development in the lifecycle.
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Can Microsoft Azure and push notifcations raise Minecraft to new heights?
20 Oct 2014
News - Many are worried about Microsoft's acquisition of Minecraft, but with their Azure cloud and advancements in mobile push notifications, Minecraft game-play may soon be taken to new levels of engagement.
This is where to turn when friends ask you how to program in Java
09 Aug 2014
News - There are many introductory books about Java on the market, but for anyone who wants to learn to program, and they want to learn how to program in Java, they can't do any better than Barry Burd's Beginning Programming in Java for Dummies.
Android: The Next Generation
13 Jul 2014
News - Google continues to invest in and improve their flagship mobile operating system, and the latest version, codenamed Android L, is no exception. New graphics, simple animations and improved flexibility are some of the features that were introduced at...
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Seven ways to optimize mobile apps for improved performance
26 Nov 2014
Feature - While many organizations have been developing mobile apps for years, making sure those apps are optimized in such a way that will improve performance is still a challenge. Here we look at seven simple ways organizations can optimize their mobile...
Advanced JSF Tutorial: The single page interface (SPI) with Facelets, Ajax and HTML5
07 Sep 2014
Tutorial - Some say it's impossible, but if you really understand the technology, you will realize that creating a single page interface (SPI) with JSF, Facelets, Ajax and HTML really isn't all that hard. In fact, JavaServer Faces makes it pretty easy!
How Apple's restrictive app store policies are driving Android platform adoption
31 Aug 2014
Feature - Wouldn't it stink to create a great mobile application, only to have Apple reject it from being published in their app store? Sadly, that's exactly what's happening, and it's helping to drive software developers to the Android platform.
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Half way may be more than enough for your mobile delivery strategy
01 May 2014
Tip - Many organizations try to do far too much when it comes to creating a mobile presence. Sometimes a small, scaled down version of your full scale application can be everything you need to attract new users to your application.
28 Apr 2014
Addressing the push-notification problem: How mobile makes simple challenges hard
03 Jan 2014
Tip - Sometimes things that are easily dealt with in web based applications are a major challenge when moving to the mobile development world. Asynchronous push-based notifications are one type or problem that various vendors are creatively trying to solve.