PhoneGap is a great solution for building mobile applications for multiple platforms using the “write once, run everywhere” paradigm. However there is a tricky part: when you want to package your app and get the native installers you get back to the native development nightmare.
Typically you package your PhoneGap app using the developer tool chain [...]
So what is Adobe Shadow? Shadow helps developers who work on mobile web sites and applications by enabling them to do “synchronous browsing”. You connect your mobile devices to your computer and then you navigate to a page on your computer and all the devices are synchronized displaying the same web page.
So when you open [...]
We just launched a new section of the site dedicated to game development and showcase. Do check it out. You will find awesome games already published on the web and devices that use Adobe Flash Platform. It also showcases the latest and the greatest – Stage3D and related features of Flash Player. Also beginners, learn […]
Spaced Away is the first Stage3D 2D game on the Apple App Store. I did an interview with Jakub Svoboda (Director of Falanxia – the company behind the game) here at Game Developers Conference 2012 in San Francisco. Download Spaced Away Slim Download Spaced Away HD Me: Hi Jakub, that’s pretty impressive to see the [...]
Flash Game Summit is held before the big Game Developer Conference (GDC). The 2012 Flash Game Summit was a great turn out, with a wide variety of attendees. Because you get a crowd that usually comes in for GDC from around the world Flash Game Summit has people and companies from all over the world. [...]
Backbone.js is an architectural framework that helps you write well-structured Web applications. It is not, however, a user interface framework and it therefore doesn’t help you with the way your application looks. Backbone’s confined scope is a good thing: it’s lightweight, non-intrusive, not coupled to things you don’t need, and it lets you use the [...]
Did you know Microsoft has a phone? No – seriously – they do. Ok, all kidding aside, I’ve been wanting to take a look at a Windows Phone for some time now. I’ve encountered a grand total of one person actually using it – but that person …
Speed Words – nice game in Adobe AIR that uses P2P in multiplayer mode. Check it out here: http://www.lilcodemonkey.com/SpeedWords/ Watch the trailer: Full version: Download for iOS | Download for Android Demo: Download for iOS (free version) | Download for Android (free version)
I often encourage people to develop as much as possible in desktop browsers when they are building PhoneGap applications. While there are remote debugging tools such as weinre for remote debugging on devices, the developer experience is still better inside of a desktop browser because it gives you breakpoints and memory inspection capabilities. In most [...]