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The Gist of Code Sharing - New Toronto Group

The Gist of Code Sharing

| April 17th, 2013 by Oliver Merk

Agile development teams often need to share code while in the heat of battle.At the high end of the scale, there are publicly-accessible repositories, such as GitHub. Creating a GitHub project is obviously overkill for those wishing to simply pass a few key lines of code to their buddy in the next seat.For stand-alone, runnable demo code, sites like Plunker and JSFiddle  are great. You will see references…

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5 Cool Things About CoffeeScript - New Toronto Group

5 Cool Things About CoffeeScript

| October 22th, 2012 by Derek Santos

By Derek Santos - consultantI've been experimenting with CoffeeScript lately and wanted to pass along some things I really like about it.1. It writes very good JavaScriptCoffeeScript compiles to JavaScript that follows best practices and sticks to JavaScript's good parts. For example:== always turns into ===Code automatically gets wrapped with a self calling function to protect its scopevar declarations…

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Android SDK Install: Java SE Development Kit (JDK) not found. - New Toronto Group

Android SDK Install: Java SE Development Kit (JDK) not found.

| August 30th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - ConsultantIf you are installing the exe version of the Android SDK you might get a warning message. This message is warning you about not being able to find the JDK. You'll end up double checking your JDK setup for nothing and wasting time.  I've seen this happen on Windows XP and Windows 7.Below is a screen cap of the error you will see: If you do get this message, just hit the…

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Android SDK Install: Java SE Development Kit (JDK) not found. - New Toronto Group

Generate a Certificate with ADT and ANT

| August 10th, 2011 by Alain Thibodeau

By Alain Thibodeau - ConsultantAIR and mobile applications need to be signed. Most of the time we use the same self-signed certificate to package our applications. There are times when you may want to use a different self-signed certificate or create one on the fly. This is possible using ADT and ANT.Adobe's documentation states the ADT certificate command use like this:adt -certificate -cn name -ou…

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The Gist of Code Sharing - New Toronto Group

Android on the Loose!

| October 20th, 2010 by Oliver Merk

A Developer's ThoughtsOne of the hottest topics in the technical world today is the Android Operating System (OS) created by Google.Almost every major handheld vendor offers devices which leverage this Open Source OS. Depending on whose numbers you read, there will be over 280 million Android-based devices released this year alone.And starting this Fall (2010) we'll begin seeing tablet devices running…

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Hello World with the BlackBerry Mobile Platform

| May 01th, 2010 by Derek Santos

By Derek Santos - ConsultantThe Mobile Market is extremely competitive these days, and it's important for customers to deploy their applications across multiple mobile platforms. The BlackBerry platform, like Android, is Java based. This lends itself nicely to existing Java and/or Android developers.  In this article, we'll take a look at creating a HelloWorld application using the BlackBerry Mobile…

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5 Cool Things About CoffeeScript - New Toronto Group

XMLSocket Benchmarking with Flex and Java

| January 13th, 2010 by Derek Santos

By: Derek SantosSocket driven applications have several benefits. The benefits include real-time data interchange between the Client and Server, and giving the developer more control over how the data is sent.  This post will cover some basics about sending xml data over sockets, and how the socket performs with large data sets.Setting Up a Socket ServerThe first thing you need to do is create a socket…

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NTG Seminar: Mobile App Development - New Toronto Group

NTG Seminar: Mobile App Development

| December 31th, 1969 by Ed Van Beilen

Product Mangers, Project Managers, Executives or other business stakeholders, if you are looking to build a new application in the near future, this talk will be especially relevant to you. Application Developers, if you are planning a new mobile project, please also attend and invite your managers to come with you.   Agenda: 8:00 – 8:30 am: Breakfast 8:30 am - 10:30 am: Overview of the…

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