Posts tagged with "android"

Apr 15th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – Drawing on the Canvas

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To create a rich interactive UI, the predefined widgets of your platform and corresponding toolkit are often not enough. You want to draw something yourself. Tabris.js provides just that – the Canvas widget for your own drawings. The Canvas is totally empty by default. To draw on it, you use a Context object with numerous [...]

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Mar 5th, 2015

Realm.io – A New Generation Of Mobile Storage

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Often times mobile apps are used to display content. We want our apps to start up fast and bring us to the content as soon as possible. Therefore we store data locally for fast retrieval and offline caching. Popular solutions for such a local store is SQLite on Android or Core Data (SQLite) on iOS. Lately a [...]

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Mar 4th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – Local Storage

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Welcome to the third episode of the “Tabris.js Examples” blog post series. In each post we provide some background on one of the coding examples shipped with Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. After we explained a couple of UI elements in the last issue, now let’s take a look [...]

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Feb 25th, 2015

Tabris.js Examples – User Input

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Welcome to the second episode of the “Tabris.js Examples” blog post series. In each post we provide some background on coding examples shipped with Tabris.js, our new framework for developing native mobile apps in JavaScript. This time we want to take a look at user input – a fundamental ingredient of most applications. Tabris.js supports [...]

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Feb 19th, 2015

Layouting in Tabris.js

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One goal most app developers pursue is to create a sexy and silky-smooth UI with an interface that adapts to different screen sizes and device types. This goal has mostly been reserved for native developers on mobile platforms. With Tabris.js, you get to use all-native widgets but with much simpler code and without the need [...]

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Jun 26th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 is here!

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On March 10th we released Tabris 1.3 and it was a huge success. After 3 months of hard work we are ready to ship Tabris 1.4 today. The 1.4 release marks our biggest release so far. We have plenty of new features and several improvements. With this post we want to show you the highlights. UI Tracking [...]

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Jun 20th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Spinning ProgressBar on Android

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The days until the upcoming Tabris 1.4 release are numbered and we have another nice addition to share with you. A ProgressBar can be configured to be indeterminate, which puts it in a never-ending activity mode. On iOS, indeterminate progress is always shown with a spinning indicator. The Android client uses a bar-like visualization for [...]

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Jun 16th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Text Replacement

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Only 10 days left till we release Tabris 1.4. This week we want to give you a preview of a feature highly requested by some of our customers: Text Replacement. Typing on mobile devices is not as efficient as on desktop computers because of the lack of hardware keyboards. You can increase the efficiency by [...]

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Jun 12th, 2014

Tabris 1.4 Preview: Client Dialogs

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With the Tabris 1.4 release approaching fast, we’d like to preview another nice addition to Tabris: the client side dialog. Creating a dialog has never been a big problem in Tabris but until now it lacked the visual fidelity to what mobile users were used to on their respective platform. The discrepancy originates from the [...]

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