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Mobile deployment options for the enterprise world

Like it or not mobility is central part of our life, we as a species are designed with mobility in mind, we move each day between our homes and our offices, between our desks to various meeting rooms and project premises to perform our duties. As evolution, we are in the information age, we left the industrial revolution long behind and we are mostly producing value and wealth based on information, we are in the middle of the informational revolution. So what we are witnessing, in the last years with the evolution of mobile phones, mobile devices like tables and […]

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The future native cross platform UI technology that may not be

Everybody is beating the world wide web horse with respect to cross platform software UI. With so many devices and operating systems on the market today, developers become confronted with a difficult problem, that of choosing which one to develop their applications for. We’ve blogged about this before, recommending the web as a safe and future-proof target, especially for enterprise software user interfaces. The web is not the only answer It is unquestionable that native software development brings the best possible user experience for an application. This makes a lot of sense since a platform vendor, such as Apple, Microsoft […]

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Platform of choice for enterprise UI

Confidently adopting a framework for a new application is a difficult task, especially for the user interface part, with so many mature technology choices. Desktop PCs are no longer the only devices that are used in organizations and employees have increasing expectations regarding the accessibility of the business infrastructure. This becomes an important challenge for ISVs in the upcoming period as software products get renewed and migrated on modern technologies. It’s also a challenge for the developers here at Yonder who have to keep up to date with technology and tool trends since we’re in the business of helping ISVs adapt […]

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Can Google Dart replace JavaScript?

As a front-end developer, the prospect of putting down some thoughts about Google Dart got me both excited and intrigued. A new programming language to replace JavaScript? Even coming from Google this seems a bit abrupt, especially given their bad track record with commitment. Or is it? Could Dart be the general solution that many developers have been waiting for? Let’s look at some language basics and try to gain some perspective on Dart and Google’s position in regards to JavaScript and the future of web development as we know it. Language overview “Hmm… looks a lot like Java” is […]

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The great things about mobile web applications

Developing an application for mobile platforms can be done in two ways, as a native or web application. Based on its purpose and target audience, each method has its advantages. Developing using the platform’s native language offers great performance and access to the device’s full list of functional API’s. On the other hand, you need to develop that particular application using a different language for each targeted platform. Android has Java, iOS has Objective C, Windows Phone has .NET, just to mention a few. A web application in the context of mobile platforms is a normal browser based application that’s […]

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