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API Architecture for Mobile Usage

January 3, 2013

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  Often when designing an API it can be a bit of a “make it up as you go along” or to just follow the same old patterns from the usual integration cook books. However with access from external mobile devices you need to consider some extra things so here are a few  for you […]

Mobile OSs their technologies and links

January 3, 2013

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Here is a list of Mobile operating systems, their technologies supported and links to developer sites. Platform Language(s) Form Factor URL Notes Aliyun Java, C, C++ Smartphone developer.aliyun.com Not enough Market share in Europe Android Java, C, C++ Smartphone, Tablet, TV, Others Developer.android.com Dominant in market share, but with huge number of variants Bada C, […]

Tappiness

January 3, 2013

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This is a great article on making the interface for a tablet website as finger friendly as possible. In short your average finger is 45 to 57 pixels wide,  so make link targets large enough, and separated with enough margin to avoid over crowding or multiple selection. make the text large enough to read ! (and I am not […]

Simple rules for an enterprise app …

January 3, 2013

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  I was reading through IBM’s white paper “Capitalizing on mobile moments for Smarter Commerce“ and spotted this little Gem.  It’s not that it is a unique insight, or amazingly insightful,  but I think it is correct, short and a useful set of measures to apply,  so I thought hey this should be called out. Mobile moments are interactions with mobile […]

Mobile Academy – DIY PR and PR in the modern world.

January 2, 2013

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B5 DIY PR Why is it important to figure out your Launch Plan early on? How will it affect the first version of your offering? How can you drive traffic? Get the answers to these ques­tions and learn how to DIY PR. Lisa Devaney 9/10, 8pm (Tues) Lisa Devaney is an experienced PR expert who has helped a lot […]

Mobile Academy: HTML5

January 2, 2013

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T3 HTML 5 & Mobile Web HTML5 and mobile. HTML5 isn’t just about mobile, but it has many fea­tures designed for devel­oping applic­a­tions that run any­where the Web can run. Bruce Lawson 9/10, 6.30pm (Tues) Speaker: Bruce Lawson of Opera software HTML5 is designed to be cross browser and cross device,  but with caveats. [because to date nothing has hit the goal of […]