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Total Time Spend Using Mobile Web vs. Apps (October 2012)

Saw this today at BI website… Source: Apps More And More Important Than The Mobile Web (Business Intelligence). Original report by Nielsen. The above is self-explanatory… What I find ‘funny’ is that over time I have noticed that Business Intelligence’s opinion on “native…

“The biggest mistake we made as a company was not investing enough on native.” — Zuckerberg (2012)

The title of this blog is not what Zuckerberg actually said, but is what he really meant. From TechCrunch Disrupt — Zuckerberg Shows He’s The Right Man For The Job: “The biggest mistake we made as a company was betting too much on…

Introduction to jQuery Mobile (May 2012)

See my latest article, Introduction to jQuery Mobile (developerWorks). This article, an update to my original Intro to jQuery Mobile (Feb 2011), introduces the basics in the latest version of jQuery Mobile. Learn about browser support, the UI components, and the API. “Summary:…

Mobility in 2011: Mobile Apps, Webapps and Tipping Points

(This is part of a series of blog posts on Mobility in 2011) The debate of mobile (native) app vs. webapp is not new. This is a decade-old topic that has been debated since the days of WML. Today the debate is pretty…

Article: DOM-based data storage and retrieval using jQuery

See my latest article titled DOM-based data storage and retrieval using jQuery. It covers the jQuery data() APIs and HTML5 data-* attributes in your jQuery-powered applications… Summary: The popular, and free (MIT and GPL-licensed), jQuery JavaScript library has a concise and portable set…

Article: Introduction to jQuery Mobile

My first article for 2011, meet the jQuery Mobile framework. This article provides an introduction to the jQuery Mobile framework. Learn the basics of the framework and how to write a functional mobile web application user interface with minimal or no JavaScript code…

An Overview of the Facebook APIs

See my most recent blog article, An Overview of the Facebook APIs (Telefonica Developer’s Blog), an introduction to the different Facebook Platform APIs and their applicability to mobile. Enjoy… ceo

OMTP BONDI 1.1 Candidate Release — Open to public for review/feedback

BONDI 1.1 is now in Candidate Release and it is open to public for feedback. Note that this phase will close on the 2nd of December so you’ll need to get your comments in before then. See OMTP and BONDI at the betavine…

On Physical and Web Interactions

I’ve updated my page on Physical and Web Interactions… …where the topic that “Everything around us can be made interactive (and thus is data) and at the center of this is the mobile handset”. See Physical and Web Interactions. ceo

The Google App Market – An Analysis

I’ve written a quick analysis on the Google App Market situation… Looking forward to your feedback/opinions! You can download this article in PDF format. Download The Google App Market – An Analysis (PDF). The Google App Market – An Analysis September 6, 2009…

Resolving Device Fragmentation Issues – Mobile Web and Local Apps (and Google)

The Problem: Too many handsets, environments, and differences across platforms The Solution: A single environment/platform for mobile apps There you go, problem solved, no more fragmentation! Google at MobileBeat 2009 Now that the “noise” level has dropped, it is my turn to comment…

Browser Swallows OS, Part 2 — the Real Thing

On December 2008 I wrote on my blog Browser Swallows OS, where I pondered on the idea of a Web OS. The machine boots up to a totally web-based experience. The application-bar at the bottom of the screen consists of widgets and icons…

Friday Poll: Browsing the Internet, the Web or the Mobile Web

When browsing on your mobile, do you call it browsing “the Internet”, “the Web” or browsing “the Mobile Web”? After an interesting discussion at ForumOxford on one vs. many webs, I’m curious (keeping in mind that the majority of the readers of this…

On Mobile Applications, Platforms and Monetization — “Show me the Money”

I’ve been keeping track of a very interesting thread at Forum Oxford (FOROX) on the topic of Android phone dissapointing developers (w.r.t. iPhone), with Jason Delport, Alex Kerr, William Volk (who started the thread) and others adding their different perspectives on the matter.…

Reminder this evening (Sun Mar 15) – Mobile Web Apps & Widgets Meet-Up @ Driskill

A reminder that this evening, Sunday March 15 don’t miss the “Mobile Web Apps & Widgets Meet-Up” at 5:00pm: Event: Mobile Web Apps & Widgets Meet-Up “Find out about your chance to win £20,000″ What: Informational Meeting Host: Vodfone/Betavine & OMTP Start Time:…

Mobile Apps in 2009: Local/Native, Mobile Web, App Stores

Happy 2009 New Year to all my readers. My first post of the year is about mobile applications: local/native vs. web, and app-stores. App-stores have been shifting the balance on application development and distribution (back) towards local/native applications. I don’t mean to undermine…

On Mobile Web Development — Develop mobile widgets with Yahoo! Blueprint

I’ve written an article/tutorial on mobile web/widget development using Yahoo! Blueprint; see Develop mobile widgets with Yahoo! Blueprint (IBM developerWorks). The article shows how to develop a Weather widget using the Blueprint XML markup and infrastructure, PHP for server integration, and the consumption…

The Programmable Web – 1,000 Web APIs (Nov 2008)

The Programmable Web reports that as of Nov 2008 it has 1,000 Web APIs on its directory. You can see the distribution below (which looks pretty balanced all around) with Mapping APIs at the top: And what is the preferred way to expose…

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