Tag Archives: Mobile

Generator-M: the state of HTML5 mobile app development at M-Way


Technology-wise, the past years at our HTML5 mobile app department have been very turbulent. We ditched our ambitious goals of further developing our own mobile framework and settled for much more humble goals. This has helped us become more productive, more valuable for the open source community and more attractive for our applicants. Do you want to know how? Then keep on reading!

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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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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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Hello, and welcome to Android 4.4 – KitKat


Last Friday, Google announced version 4.4 of the mobile operating system (OS) Android. This version’s code name is of course, like all prior versions a sweet. This time, Google did a cooperation with Nestlé and came up with the name KitKat. Because it is only a minor release, the number of new features in this update is relatively small. KitKat is focusing on nifty little details and improvements. Let’s have a closer look at them.

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Introducing iOS7 for enterprises


Apple released iOS 7 on Sept. 18 this year and it offers several new features tailored for enterprise needs, thus giving iOS 7 better acceptance chances in an enterprise environment. In addition to a variety of visual changes and features for private users, the latest update of Apple’s mobile operating system to version iOS7 has also brought important innovations for the business sector.

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