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.
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.
JSF Tutorial: Completing the Ajax based Facelets application
31 Aug 2014
Tutorial - If you're using JSF, you're probably using Facelets, and if you're creating modern web based applications, you'll likely want to use Ajax based request-response cycles. Here we conclude our tutorial on JavaServer Faces, Facelets and Ajax based...
HTML5 now rules the desktop, but shortcomings make it a hard sell for mobile
18 Aug 2014
Feature - HTML5 is changing the game for both mobile and desktop developers, but that doesn't mean HTML5 is a panacea. Performance problems, a lack of tooling and missing features are causing a roadblock for some organizations, especially in the mobile space....
Integrating Ajax into your Facelets pages: Death to JSF's request-response cycle
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - If you're doing Facelets development, this might be the most important tutorial you will ever read. It will explain to you how to throw out that annoying request-response cycle, and explain how to integrate Ajax based JSF components with a dynamically...
Template based web design with JSF Facelets: ui:insert versus ui:include
20 Jul 2014
Tutorial - When creating a web page template with JSF, a developer needs to know the difference between ui:insert and ui:include. They're actually quite different, but the similar sounding names can create confusion. Here's a great example of when to use ui:insert...
An introduction to template building with Facelets, CSS, HTML and JSF 2.2
19 Jul 2014
Encouraging failure: How Amazon AWS promotes innovation and invention
05 May 2014
Feature - By creating an environment that makes it easy to test, experiment and even fail without major cost and repercussions, Amazon Web Services (AWS) works to promote innovation and invention.
Amazon's AppStream: Solving the high-definition media delivery problem for mobile apps
02 May 2014
Feature - As handheld devices become capable of handling higher resolution images, organizations are finding the task of streaming HD data to micro devices to be a real challenge. Amazon's AppStream is designed to help simplify the task of high resolution device...
Another cloud computing myth busted: PaaS isn't just for the little guy
11 Jan 2014
Feature - It's true that many start-ups and a large number of players in the mobile space have built there systems using SaaS and PaaS providers, but if you think cloud computing is just for the 'little guy', you've bought into another one of the PaaS myths.
Motorola moves to make mobile and embedded development easy
05 Jan 2014
Feature - Much has been written to address the challenges of developing applications for common Android and iOS devices, but there is a world of embedded devices that run less popular operating systems like Windows CE. Who is serving this market? Would you be...