Got a new iPhone 4S or recently upgraded your iPhone 4 or 3GS to IOS5 and noticing unusually high cellular data usage? Are you close to exceeding your data usage limit when you never have before? Have you already exceeded it? You are not alone. My wife recently traded in her old iPhone 3G for [...]
Building an app that needs to access the photo library but don’t have any photos in the iPhone simulator? No problem. Follow these simple steps to import photos into the iPhone Simulator: Open the iPhone Simulator Browse to the photo you want to put into the simulator (Finder or web browser) Click and drag the [...]
One question I see a lot on the Appcelerator Titanium Developer Q&A is how to perform AJAX requests and/or work with APIs, etc. There is a built-in way to do this with the Ti.Network.HTTPClient module that is pretty easy, but it does have a few drawbacks and “gotchas”, like executing the “success” event for ANY [...]
Chicago – May 24-27 php|tek in Chicago was fun as always. It is the best PHP conference I have ever been to, which makes sense, given that it is focused solely on PHP and surrounding technologies. The best thing about the conference is the community feeling in general. You get a real sense that everyone [...]
I just released a new iPhone SEO app and Android SEO app called SEMTab SEO Pro. The basic idea is to keep a list of domains saved, and check SEO/SEM stats like Google PageRank (PR), backlinks, Alexa rank, etc. and Social share information from Twitter, Facebook, and Delicious.
If you lose or forget your Android keystore file alias that is used to build APK files for distribution (like I did when trying to package Autoridge Lite for the Android Market), here is a quick and easy way to see them: Open a Terminal Window, Run This Command: 1 keytool -list -keystore /location/of/your/com.example.keystore Make [...]
Like any web developer who has been sitting on the sidelines watching this mobile explosion happen in front of my eyes, I was eager to find a way to jump in. Up until about a month ago, I was still evaluating various different mobile development platforms – Titanium, PhoneGap, and Rhomobile, trying to decide which one [...]