Building a Location-based App Using the Finder Template

The Windows 8 Finder Template is a template developed to allow developers to quickly and easily create a location based type application for the Windows 8 store. It allows a developer to easily pull existing point of interest data into the app to display on a map. If no point of interest data is available, … Continued

Interview – Michael Dkmetzian on Mobile Open Source

This is the second instalment of our interview with Michael Dekmetzian (amickey_), a mobile developer we met at MobileCamp Montreal. In this clip, Michael discusses the fragmentation of open source mobile platforms and Nokia’s adoption of Windows Phone 7. Specifically, Michael sees Android’s fragmentation across devices as a challenge for both mobile developers and users. … Continued

Interview – Michael Dekmetzian on JQuery Mobile

Meet Michael Dekmetzian (amickey_), a mobile developer we ran into at MobileCamp Montreal. We sat down with Michael during the event, and had a long chat about the world of mobile development. In this first instalment of our chat with Michael, he discusses jquery mobile and the potential it offers mobile developers to easily create … Continued

Interview – Brendan Sera-Shriar from Presswork

Meet Brendan Sera-Shria (digibomb), a man who wears a lot of hats, but who most recently co-founded PressWork, an open source WordPress framework. Press Work is the first completely open source WordPress frameworks, and is HTML5 compliant. During our chat, Brendan discussed what makes PressWork special. He also discussed their decision to give it away … Continued

Interview – Dov Amihod from Happy Stuff

Meet Dov Amihod (doooov), one of the founders of Happy Stuff, a mobile app the lets users buy and sell things locally. I recently had a chance to chat with Dov and ask him about his experience as a mobile developer. Among the things Dov discussed with us were: Why Happy Stuff launched on the … Continued