jQTouch and Sencha Touch: Which is right for you? — 9-Bits by David Kaneda

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jQTouch and Sencha Touch: Which is right for you? Recently I had the pleasure of announcing Sencha Touch, a standards-based mobile app framework which I helped create. As expected, this has raised some questions about jQTouch, a similar library I created last year. As covered before, jQTouch will remain separate, maintained, and free under the MIT license. This post helps …

Mobile-First Is Old News. Think Platform-First. | LinkedIn

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Google’s Eric Schmidt famously said that mobile is no longer winning, it has already won.If you still find yourself using “mobile first” as a buzzword to shift everyone in your company to mobile, you need to remember it is no longer 2013. Many companies have already experienced their mobile moment in which mobile traffic or revenue surpasses desktop. Almost 80% …

What “Design For Mobile First!” Really Means | ZDNet

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So designing for mobile first means way more than HTML5 versus native apps. It’s more about designing the business for mobile service. And it’s hard to do, but it’s worth it. Need proof? USAA saw its mobile transaction volume soar from a projected 20 million per month to an actual 120 million per month because of its success in serving customers …

Adobe buys Nitobi – Ajaxian

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As it kicked off its yearly developer event, Adobe announced that it had acquired Nitobi Software, maker of PhoneGap open source software for cross-platform mobile application building with HTML5 and JavaScript. In a blog, Nitobi CEO Andre Charland pledged to pursue donation of the PhoneGap code to the Apache Software Foundation ”to ensure open stewardship of the project over the …

Suds: A JavaScript SOAP Client Librar

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Suds: A JavaScript SOAP Client Library XML is like violence – if it doesn’t solve your problem, you’re probably not using enough of it. Suds is a lightweight SOAP client library for JavaScript. Suds has been tested on the following platforms: Titanium Desktop (0.7.0) Titanium Mobile (0.7.1) via kwhinnery/Suds – GitHub.

weinre – Home Remote Debugger for Mobile Applications

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weinre is Web Inspector Remote. Pronounced like the word “winery”. Or maybe like the word “weiner”. Who knows, really. Interesting places: GitHub: https://github.com/phonegap/weinre Google Group: http://groups.google.com/group/weinre weinre documentation: http://phonegap.github.com/weinre Google Chrome Developer Tools: http://code.google.com/chrome/devtools/docs/overview.html It’s a debugger for web pages, like FireBug (for FireFox) and Web Inspector (for WebKit-based browsers), except it’s designed to work remotely, and in particular, to …