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Tag Archives: Mobile
Multi-language Apps with Corona SDK
I was looking at the various mobile app stores and their ability to push apps out to countries all over the world and I thought that I needed to write an app that took advantage of this worldwide distribution. My reasons for doing so were two-fold: first, it was an exercise in learning, which I’m always up for; second, I thought it may actually help increase sales in foreign countries (or at least couldn’t hurt).
Group Chat, the Mobile Motivator
It’s interesting to watch the tides of public opinion around mobile devices ebb and flow. What has Apple done right, was has RIM done wrong, what is Google going to do with Android, and – the great unknown at this point – where does Windows Phone fit in? I don’t have any answers, just some observations…
Mobile Social: Practice What You Preach
Today I listened while David O’Neill from Viafo talked to a group of us about social sharing in mobile apps. He made some great points, and I will be able to apply at least one of his ideas immediately. But the session wasn’t completely one-sided, I think David also has some homework to do.
Mobile Dev From An Era Past
This past weekend I had the good fortune to talk with another mobile developer – but not a developer for iOS or Android, but rather from a mobile era already gone by.
Titanium Tutorial 2j – Database Sync With JSON
This is the second Titanium database tutorial, modified to use JSON. You may want to read the first Titanium database tutorial for reference first, however this tutorial is where you should start actually working with Titanium Studio.
11 Year Old Game Development: Happy Cats
Ever since my daughter decided that she wanted to develop an iPhone game, she’s been wracking her brain for ideas. Then after she comes up with an idea, there is a rapid-fire question and answer period with Dad (me). Here’s her idea for “Happy Cats”.
Need To Hold a Seance?
So you would like to hold a séance, but you don’t know how to get a hold of a medium to conduct the séance for you. What should you do? Why, buy an app and let it do the work for you, of course! 🙂
Enter Ghost Seance for the iPhone. Yes, there’s an app for that!
Collaboration With A Ten Year Old
This past weekend I was showing my daughters a preview of an upcoming iPhone game I am currently developing. My oldest daughter, now 10, had a few questions.
Titanium Tutorial 2 – Mobile Database Synchronization
This is the second Titanium database tutorial. Please read the first Titanium database tutorial if you haven’t already done so, since this tutorial builds on the first one.