PhoneGap Day: PhoneGap & Hardware

I’d like to express a huge Thank You to everyone who attended PhoneGap Day in Portland last week, and to Colene and the team that put everything together! The day was loaded with fantastic presentations, and great community interaction… tons of information, tons of great questions, and tons of great people (oh, and beer – it […]

Live Editing HTML on Mobile Devices With Adobe Edge Code CC & Adobe Edge Inspect CC

Adobe Edge Inspect CC is an awesome tool for synchronized browsing experiences across both desktop and mobile devices. It is incredibly powerful, and streamlines the developer & testing workflows by reducing iterations when testing HTML/JS experiences on multiple devices. Adobe Edge Code CC is an awesome code editor for creating HTML/JS experiences. It has a […]

PhoneGap Exploration – Realtime Hardware Communication

Recently I’ve undertaken some explorations with fellow evangelist Kevin Hoyt, trying to determine how far we can push PhoneGap applications with devices and physical computing. Turns out, you can push things really far and now I’m delighted to share one of the experiments that we’ve been pursuing. I’ve been asked on more than one occasion, can you […]

DataVizDC Meetup: Images, Resources & Audio Recording

Last night I had the opportunity to give a presentation on Data Visualization With Web Standards to the DataVizDC meetup group. First of all, I’d like to thank the meetup group for hosting the event, and thank you to everyone who attended – It was a great event thanks to the excitement and energy brought […]

PhoneGap & Android Studio

Yesterday at GoogleIO, Google announced Android Studio, a new development environment for authoring Android applications. This is a great looking new IDE for Android, based off of IntelliJ IDEA, with some new Android-specific tools and features. You can read more about Android Studio on the Google Android Developers blog. One of my first tasks upon […]

Live Editing Server Files with Edge Code/Brackets

If you haven’t already heard of Adobe Edge Code or Brackets, it is a new HTML/CSS/JS code editor that enables a rapid development cycle by connecting directly to your browser for automatic real-time updates to the HTML content running inside the browser. This promotes rapid development, and allows you to focus on writing your code […]

PhoneGap Legends – A Sample Game App

Next week I’ll be representing Adobe at GDC 2013, and demonstrating how Adobe Creative Cloud, PhoneGap, and PhoneGap Build can be great tools for building casual gaming experiences. In preparation, I’ve been working on a gaming sample application that shows off the potential of HTML games packaged with PhoneGap. …and now I’d like to introduce you to PhoneGap […]

On-Device Debugging With PhoneGap & iOS 6

Want to debug your PhoneGap apps, complete with breakpoints, DOM & CSS inspection, profiling, and more?  This is all possible with the PhoneGap Emulator, which allows you to leverage Chrome’s Developer Tools inside of the desktop Chrome browser (covered in detail here).  However, did you also know that you can have a rich debugging/development experience in an […]

Video: Adobe Edge Inspect

Here’s a quick video introduction I put together for Adobe Edge Inspect, a *free* tool that enables synchronized browsing and debugging of HTML content between desktop and mobile devices. It’s definitely worth checking out, if you aren’t using it already. Adobe Edge Inspect enables synchronized browsing across desktop and mobile devices. By pairing your devices […]

Performance & UX Considerations For Successful PhoneGap Apps

I think some of the most common questions people ask when developing PhoneGap apps are about performance. How do I make my app faster? How do I make it feel native? Any tips of making an app feel at-home on a particular platform? How do you match native OS “look and feel”? In this post, […]