I am very happy to have conducted an interview with the chief developer of Onomatop, Benjamin Roux. In this interview (available in both French and English), we will dive deep into the development of Onomatop and how they managed to develop a truly cross-platform experience.
So you're in the shower singing your favorite speed metal love ballad when it hits you, BAM! That awesome app idea! So what do you do? Let is circle down the drain or finally commit to getting it published? Problem is writing good apps actually takes effort, it's like real work and stuff, and work is hard! Which is why the team behind Developer Movement has launched a new program called Code Kwondo to help incentivize you to train, code and finally publish those awesome apps!
What is “good design”? You might be surprised that there is a great amount of science behind design, especially when you are talking about interaction design. The myths surrounding design that it is a discipline primarily focused on graphics and “making things look cool or pretty” are slowly giving way like the morning mist gives way to brilliant sunshine. Yet misconceptions abound and this in turn can easily become a lost opportunity to create a truly differentiated experience within your mobile app, web app or any software solution that involves end users.
This guide will show you how to create and deploy a basic Ruby on Rails app onto your own Windows Azure Linux Virtual Machine using Capistrano to manage the deployment tasks including database migrations and versioning. Be sure to follow closely and don't skip any steps, missing just one can result in lots of frustration (trust me, I know!).
Creating a cross platform solution for saving data can be frustrating and time consuming, Azure with Mobile Services aims to change all that. My goal in this series is to demonstrate how Azure simplifies this problem by showing you an example of a simple high score system using Mobile Services.
October 17, 2013 is kind of a big deal for Microsoft. We launched Windows 8.1 and Visual Studio 2013 today and new amazing apps were published to the Windows Store as well. Take a look inside to find out some of the goodness that awaits you, intrepid developer and Windows user!