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Device Camera Access With Sencha Touch

Device Camera Access With Sencha Touch

In this tutorial I will show you how to access device camera directly from your Sencha Touch 2 application. We will take a picture, resize it and then send it to the server. For this example we are going to use: 1. Rails 3.2.12 as our backend framework 2. Sencha Touch 2.2.1 3. Sencha Cmd…

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Building a custom PhoneGap plugin for iOS

Building a custom PhoneGap plugin for iOS

Many of us are used to developing mobile HTML5 applications with various frameworks and have wanted to dive into hybrid application development. Of those who actually create hybrid mobile HTML5 applications, very few of us actually make full use of this flexible application model. In this blog post, I will walk you through the first…

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Write your own Google Hangouts with HTML5 and WebRTC

Write your own Google Hangouts with HTML5 and WebRTC

Google Hangouts is an easy-to-use video chat service from Google. I happen to like it. You and 9 of your friends can have a live video call, exchange messages, send photos and even share a whiteboard. On the other hand, some people hate it. Perhaps it’s too slow, or the plugin won’t run, or they…

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Bezos buys Wapo

Why Jeff Bezos Bought the Washington Post

With all the speculation flying around about yesterday’s announcement, I’d thought I’d add a take from the Modus perspective on what may be motivating Mr. Bezos. Just because the light is shining on the theory that this is a ego/hubris play for Bezos, doesn’t mean that’s where you should be looking. There are three key…

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Touch DJ A Sencha Touch DJ App

Touch DJ – A Sencha Touch DJ App

During the DJing with Sencha Touch talk at SenchaCon 2013 we finally unveiled and demonstrated Touch DJ. Overview Touch DJ is a full fledged DJ app. It takes inspiration from existing DJ hardware and desktop DJ software (such as Traktor and Serato Scratch Live). The app implements the following features: Two CDJ-style audio decks Real…

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BlackBerry Z10 – We’re a winner!

We’re a winner in the BlackBerry Lighthouse competition and created one of the best apps. The competition was hard and the stakes were high, but we pushed through some late nights, sometimes spending 20+ hours in non-stop coding sessions to make this story possible. We developed this application using methodologies that we successfully deploy with…

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Get Ready for SenchaCon 2013!!!

SenchaCon2013 is less than a month away and we’re doing a ton to make the most out of this year’s event. As a Premier Sencha Services Partner and a Gold Sponsor of the event this year, we can hardly contain our excitement to catch up with our Sencha community friends and make some new ones…

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Meteor JS

Diving into MeteorJS

Meteor JS is a really cool framework, it allows you to do real time communication out of the box, it also comes with some smart packages (as they call them) that we can use in our own projects to make things simple. Meteor JS is built on top of Node JS and is great to…

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Google Announces JSON-LD Compliance at Google I/O

Google Announces JSON-LD Compliance at Google I/O

Google announced JSON-LD compliance for Schemas in their web apps, particularly for GMail, Google Search, and Google Now. The ramifications for JSON-LD across all of Google and other Internet sites, should Schemas and JSON- LD come into wide use are considerable. Native applications, such as Apple Mail, could also benefit if they add support for…

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Get Up And Running With Grunt.js

Get Up And Running With Grunt.js

If you’re anything like myself, you’ve probably had interest in trying to utilize Grunt.js in your projects. Maybe you’ve at least heard of it, or have heard of people using it in their workflows. Unfortunately, the barrier for entry seemed a little bit high for me. Not necessarily technically, but I was confused on how…

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