HTC One X: This is how you do an Android device!

May 1, 2012 | By

I can describe the HTC One X in one word: A-MA-ZING! But before I continue… A little disclaimer: I was given a free HTC One X as a member of a special HTC community program. I was under no obligation to talk about this product or company. I get no additional benefits for talking about the [...]

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Example of Intents with PhoneGap

May 1, 2012 | By

This weekend I was reading an email on my phone when I noticed something odd. The link, to a Wikipedia article, prompted me to ask if I wanted to load it in my browser, or in the Wikipedia app. Knowing that the Wikipedia app was built wi…

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Android, Android, Or Android

May 1, 2012 | By

I’m an Android fan. Over the years I’ve used lots of smartphones running lots of OSs, and Android just works for me.

And yes, I used an iPhone for 5 months before abandoning it. Why? The primary reason was the keyboard. I use my phone for em…

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ADC: Real-world example of the HTML5 FileSystem API

May 1, 2012 | By

Yesterday my latest Adobe Developer Connection (*) article was posted – I hope you guys think it is cool: Real-world Example of the HTML5 FileSystem API. As I learn new things, I strive to find real-world (if sometimes contrived) uses fo…

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JavaScript Developer Magazine – Appliness May Issue now Available

April 30, 2012 | By

The May 2012 issue of Appliness is now available for your iPad and Android tablet.  This issue has over 100 pages of content including tons of code samples and interactive demos.  If you are a JavaScript developer, this is something you should subscribe to.  It’s free. May 2012 table of contents: CSS Regions and CSS [...]

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Odd WebKit Bug with <SPAN> Elements

April 30, 2012 | By

I stumbled upon a really odd bug in my current project, which I can only attribute to the WebKit browser engine, since I was able to recreate this in a UIWebView on iOS (in PhoneGap) and in Chrome on OS X – WebKit is the common engine in both. It’s a bizarre issue that is [...]

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Second issue of Appliness Launches

April 30, 2012 | By

The second issue of Appliness has launched. Appliness is a free digital magazine available on Android and iOS (in stunning Retina graphics too). The May issue contains articles on…

CSS Regions and CSS Exclusions, by Deepa Subramani…

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Appliness Edition 2 Is Out

April 30, 2012 | By

The second edition of Appliness, the digital magazine brought to you by the Adobe developer relations and evangelism teams, is now out!

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Botanicula in Flash reaching worldwide success on Mac App Store and Humble Bundle

April 30, 2012 | By

Botanicula is a new point-and-click adventure puzzle game brought to you by well known Amanita Design from Brno, Czech Republic (the creators of Machinarium and Samorost), so you can expect great visual art, music and many hours of magical gameplay with a tons of fun. Botanicula is a winner of the Independent Games Festival 2012 [...]

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"Full" sample of IndexedDB in action

April 30, 2012 | By

After a bit more sweat and tears, I’ve now got a “full” (if ugly) example of an IndexedDB application. It allows you to create and delete simple notes. You can view this demo here:

http://www.raymondcamden.com/demos/2012/apr/30/test5.ht…

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Starting with Starling Episode 5 is Live

April 30, 2012 | By

Just finished uploading the 5th episode of the series “Starting with Starling“. In this episode, understand the concept of Parallax Scrolling and create a nice parallax background effect for the in-game screen. Thanks for all the feedback and suggestions. Keep them coming. I will cover the creation of obstacles and their animation in the coming episodes.

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Sunday Review: Kingdoms of Amalur

April 29, 2012 | By

I’ve played two really good RPGs over the past few months. Late in 2011, I was immersed in Skyrim. Skyrim is an incredible game. It has a great story. It has great mechanics. And the graphics are – in my opinion – the best you will see…

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Scotch on the Rocks ColdFusion Tour

April 28, 2012 | By

In Europe? Close to Europe? Want to go Europe? (Who doesn’t?) Scotch on the Rocks is going to tour Europe this year hitting Munich, Zurich, Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, and London starting May 21. You can find more information at the web …

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Sample of IndexedDB with Autogenerating Keys

April 26, 2012 | By

I’m still struggling my way through learning IndexedDB. I’m going to post examples as I learn – but as a warning – please consider anything I post as potentially wrong, misleading, and dangerous to the fabric of the universe.

In today’s…

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How to handle setup logic with IndexedDB

April 25, 2012 | By

So – as much as I’d like to pretend I don’t have to, I’m beginning to wrap my head around the joy that is IndexedDB. WebSQL, which is pretty easy to understand if you’ve done SQL, is unfortunately deprecated and the future is IndexedDB. …

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My ActionScript Game Server with 15,000 Concurrent Connections

April 25, 2012 | By

Goal Create a game using ActionScript for both the server side game server and the client side game with the ability for a large number of concurrent (10,000+) socket connections. Make sure memory and performance of the application are up to the task. What am I talking about? This blog post will explain how I [...]

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What the heck is Application ”?

April 25, 2012 | By

I’m working on an update to CFLib. Nothing that end users will actually see, but rather all behind the scenes. The current code base makes use of Model-Glue and Transfer. I’m rebuilding it for ColdFusion 10 and making use of Framework On…

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Announcing winners of the Scenario Training contest!

April 25, 2012 | By

We’re happy to announce the winners of our Scenario Training contest! We had some great entries and also significant interest from the community. The entries received close to 10,000 Facebook ‘Likes’. The people’s choice award goes to Steve Sha…

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Andy Trice Introduces app-UI

April 24, 2012 | By

Andy Trice has created app-UI, a collection of reusable application container user interface components that may be helpful to web and mobile developers for creating interactive applications using HTML and JavaScript, especially those targeti…

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Bruce Bowman On Shadow + LiveReload

April 24, 2012 | By

LiveReload reloads pages as soon as they are saved. Check out Bruce Bowman’s explanation of Shadow + LiveReload workflow.

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US Census Browser v2.0

April 24, 2012 | By

I am happy to announce the US Census Browser version 2.0!  Back in December of 2011, I released the US Census Browser as an open source application intended to demonstrate principles for enterprise-class data visualization and applications developed with web standards.  This version has some fairly substantial changes – See the video below to check out features [...]

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