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If you are at appsworld conference in New York, Nov 1-2, you will be able to see the most awesome way to build mobile apps using cloud-based mobile apps builder, Tiggr. Learn How To Build Mobile Apps Using Cloud Services November 1, at 13:00 In this cool session you will learn how to b...
PhoneGap is one of the foundation technologies for Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. Tiggr’s extensive capabilities in JavaScript customization allow developers an easy way to use the PhoneGap API to make native apps that access device features (like using the camera). In this webinar, ...
My interview with David Spark during Mobilize conference in San Francisco, Sept 26-27, 2011. Aren’t you glad you don’t have to program in assembly code? Wouldn’t it be great if you didn’t have to do any programming at all? At the GigaOM Mobilize conference in San Francisco I saw a demo...
View webinar recording: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/236581769
One of the most important features in Tiggr is being able to export the app as HTML5 mobile app, Android app or iOS native app. All export features are show by clicking the big Export button: As you noticed, there is currently no BlackBerry option. But, it turns out it’s pretty e...
Do you need to be a developer to build a mobile app today? The answer is no. The app market is booming. It doesn’t matter if you have Apple’s iPhone or iPad or an Android device. Hundreds of thousands of apps are out there for your favorite mobile gadget, with more being added each day...
This video shows how to build a mobile app in cloud-based Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder with jQuery Mobile and Twitter REST API.
Getting started with Android tutorial updated. It now has screen shots from Tiggr’s new UI and a new section on exporting and publishing your app.
Join us next Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 11:00 AM Pacific Time and you will see how to build a real mobile app entirely in the cloud with jQuery Mobile, using Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. In fact, as I build the app, you will be able to try it on your devices. Now that’s pretty [....
Slides from my JavaOne 2011 conference talk in San Francisco. What You Need To Build Cool Enterprise Applications With JSF View more presentations from Max Katz
Find out what’s new in JSF 2.2.
Our Mobile Apps Builder had just 15-days trial period. We know it wasn’t enough. Starting today the trial period is now 30 days! You don’t need to give us your credit card, just sign up and try it. We are pretty sure you will love it, it’s super easy to build real mob...
So what’s happening with Seam?. Read the comments. And an update to the original post.
HTML5′s local storage is undoubtedly one of the most interesting and most talked about features in the HTML5 technology stack. Local storage is part of Web Storage specification and is supported by all modern browsers (destkop and mobile). Although local storage (or Web Storage) sounds...
Here is a recording of a podcast that Ilya (@ilya_shaikovsky, blog) and I did with Apress/Oracle: Meet the authors of the Practical RichFaces 2/edition.
If you don’t know what Tiggr is, Tiggr is a Web-based mobile apps builder or a mobile RAD (Rapid Application Development) tool. It enables developers to build mobile Web and native apps very quickly. Tiggr comes with a visual editor and jQuery Mobile components. You simply drag a...
How Not To Write An App is a great little book by Rod Cambridge (@appDebut, web site). Instead of telling you how to write an app (I’m sure there are plenty of books that do that), Rod tells you how NOT to write a mobile app in 10 fun, and easy to read lessons based [...]
Next Tuesday, September 27, I will be presenting Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder at GigaOM Mobilize event in San Francisco. The session has a workshop format so I will build a real mobile app during the session – an app that everyone in the room can try as I build it. The workshop star...
5 easy steps to building mobile apps with Tiggr, a Web-based IDE.
Slides from my Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder presentation at Silicon Valley HTML5 Group Meetup: Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder at Silicon Valley HTML5 Group Meetup View more presentations from Max Katz
Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder upgrades with brand-new UI and very cool new features. Brand-new attractive UI Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder got a new and very attractive UI. You can see how it looks below but the best way to experience it, is to log in or sign up. You will like it. Upgraded exp...
Slides and demo mobile app from my two session at JSF and RichFaces UNIQA Workshop and 1-day conference. Tiggr – Web-based IDE for Mobile Web And Native Apps View more presentations from Max Katz Click on image to launch the app (desktop browser or mobile device) that we built du...
Next week Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder is getting new and very nice UI. Here is a sneak peek how it’s going to look: We are also expanding the Export/Build feature. Here is how it’s going to look and what platforms we are going to support: You don’t need to wait until ne...
If you have have done native mobile app development on Android or iPhone (iOS) then you probably know that testing native apps is not that simple. On the other hand, testing traditional Web applications is pretty straightforward: Launch a Web browser, and you see exactly how the applic...
Next Tuesday, September 13, 2011 I will be presenting Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder at the Silicon Valley HTML5 User Group. The meeting name is: HTML5 application frameworks. The actual presentation is only 30-minutes but that’s more than enough time to build a real, mobile Web app i...
In this video you can see how to build a Twitter search mobile app in just about 5 minutes using Tiggr. It’s that fast. I think these videos being short are pretty helpful, so I will be adding more soon.
I’m very happy to announce that Practical RichFaces book (Apress) is now available. It’s a second edition (the first edition is here). This time around I wrote the book with Ilya Shaikovsky (Twitter, JBoss blog, blog) who provided tremendous amount of help and support. Ilya...
This tutorial uses Tiggr. A Web-based Mobile Apps Builder. If you don’t have an account, sign up for one. It’s fast and easy. Creating New Project Enter a new project name: AndroidHelloWorld From the Native App tab, select Blank Mobile Application: Click OK to create a new ...
I will be in Vienna, Austria, September 7-9 teaching a 2-day JSF, RichFaces workshop, plus presenting 2 sessions at one-day conference. The workshop and the conference are co-sponsored by Objective and UNIQA. The first two days are dedicated to hands-on JSF and RichFaces workshop. Thi...
Tiggr is a Web-based IDE for building mobile Web and native apps. Today I’d like to give you 15 reasons why this new-of-a-kind IDE deserves your attention. 1. Mobile Apps IDE in the Cloud – Access Your App Anytime, Anywhere Tiggr is a mobile apps IDE in the cloud. There is nothing to...
JSF is the standard UI technology in Java EE, but on its own, it lacks tools for effectively building real-world rich enterprise applications. RichFaces 4, an open source extension for JSF, fills this development gap. RichFaces Core provides major enhancements for Ajax request customiz...
I found this site: itsthisforthat.com/ from my Twitter stream a few days ago. There is not much to it, just for fun. I noticed that it has JSON API. I thought, why not build a mobile version using this API in Tiggr with jQuery Mobile. I built the app in about 7 minutes. You can [...]
Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder is a cloud-based tool for building mobile web and native apps. Right in the browser, you can build an app, connect to services and test it. You get a mobile web (HTML) app. To go native, we use PhoneGap library. These 5 steps will give you a good idea of how [...
Interesting opinion by Neil Mcallister on HTML5: Let’s face it: HTML5 is no app dev panacea.
(Cross-posted from Tiggr blog) Earlier this week we released Tiggr version 2.3.2. Most of the updates are for Mobile Apps Builder. There is a new services editor, new jQuery Mobile theme editor and we launched a new help site. New services editor with test feature New services editor i...
Slides from hands-on tutorial on building mobile apps with jQuery Mobile, OSCON 2011, Portland, Oregon. We build a Twitter Search app. Want to build the same app? Go to http://help.gotiggr.com for step-by-step guide. Building Mobile Apps With jQuery For Any Device In The Cloud View mor...
On Wednesday July 27 during OSCON conference, I will be doing a tutorial on building mobile apps with jQuery in the cloud using Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. If you are attending the conference, there is still time to sign up for this tutorial.
To make simple to invoke cross-domain REST services, JSONP support was added to Tiggr Mobile Apps Builder. Read more or sign up to try it.
Read my Q&A with James Sugrue from JavaLobby on how to build mobile apps in the cloud with jQuery Mobile components (in 5 steps).
When I learned Ruby on Rails, I was first and foremost impressed with ActiveRecord. For those who do not know ActiveRecord, it is a Ruby on Rails’ ORM layer, which is an equivalent to Hibernate in Java. However, ActiveRecord is easier to work with because it is based on conventions rat...