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Ionic 2 is ready, but is it really?


Before we start, you should know…

Ionic, as we know, changed. Completely. So did Angular. It has been rewritten. From the ground up. It means new old bugs, new old issues, new old struggles. It also means new techniques, new options to rule the world and create a new world order. Without any further ado, l would like to welcome you to the new world of ES6, Typescript, Angular 2 and Ionic 2!

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Generator-M-Ionic: HTML5 mobile app development evolved


Almost a year ago, ditching development of our own mobile framework lead to the genesis of Generator-M – our advanced open-source generator for HTML5 mobile apps. Since then it’s been receiving increasing support from the community and we are enjoying very much to see it grow. Today we’re announcing a new feature-packed version 1.3.0 and a new name for the project: namely Generator-M-Ionic. Find out why we think the new name better reflects the direction our generator is heading into and why it should be your first choice for professional HTML5 mobile app development with Ionic.

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JavaScript Server Side Debugging with mCAP® Platform


Ever tried configuring your development machine for debugging code executing on a remote server? Most likely you know then just how difficult things can get: configuring the IDE, finding out the right remote port, making sure it’s all routed through the firewall, selecting the right protocol, ensuring debugger front and backend software versions are compatible…

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Creating apps for windows 8 phone using web technologies & phonegap


Many didn’t expect that Windows Phone would stand a chance against Android and iOS on the smartphone market. But statistical evidence shows that the Windows Phone market share in Germany grew by 6% from July 2012 to September 2013. This and many other influences encouraged many companies to reconsider their decision on this operating system. The following article includes a tutorial of an intermediate level of difficulty, which describes a way to make your The-M-Project v2.0 Absinthe web app running on your windows mobile phone with the help of Phonegap.

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So long 2013 – looking back at this year’s blog highlights


We’re fast approaching the end of another year and it’s time to take a look back over the last 12 months. Also, we would like to express our thanks to all our awesome staff, who have contributed to the success of our thinking mobile blog and for sharing their knowledge. Here’s some of our 2013 blog highlights to read (or to read again).

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Offline/online synchronization with Bikini: All a model needs


Bikini is not just a fancy name for an outfit where 90% of a woman’s body is exposed. Bikini in a mobile app developing context also tries to address the most common synchronization problems you have with a mobile app. In short, you get offline/online synchronization and live updates of your collection. For our new version of The-M-Project we decided to use backbone.js as the base and build extensions needed to develop mobile web applications.

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Super Scale Systems

The social web is alive! And with it all of its technical challenges. Never had the servers to answer that many requests, never to store so much data. While the technological leaders like Facebook and Google use highly customized super scale systems that run on provincial town sized server farms distributed all over the world current web frameworks barely offer a single strategy to scale. Where the leaders use highly efficient caching mechanisms, frameworks recalculate responses over and over again. Where the leaders automatically add new machines for processing, frameworks allow to manually add machines without a designated field of work.

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About Amazons Auto Scaling Features

The attached master thesis was written in the context of a project at M-Way Solutions. It’s about the implementation of a web application with Amazon Web Services and all the characteristics and opportunities that come along with cloud computing. The focus is on the Auto Scaling features which are provided by Amazon. The studies include an evaluation of how a given use case can be implemented with a steady performance of the application, regardless of the amount of users which use the service at the same time. The evaluation shows a working solution for this specific use case, which is however not the most cost-efficient solution.

The thesis was written in German: Automatische Skalierung mit AWS

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