Swift on IBM Bluemix

IBM brings Swift to the cloud – IBM Bluemix. After my recent blog post – Swift for C# Developers, I was fortunate to deliver a bunch of sessions including “IBM MobileFirst for iOS Swift Developers” (Link)  for SwiftBLR (Swift Bengaluru) meetup group at IBM office over the weekend. Swift is the fastest growing programming language … Continue reading “Swift on IBM Bluemix”

Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

Mobile apps are everywhere and on everyone’s learning list. As a web developer, You can leverage your HTML5, Javascript, CSS and other web development technologies like AngularJS to develop mobile apps through Apache Cordova. The Ionic framework makes your hybrid mobile app front-end development easy with its open source SDK. In a simple language,  Ionic … Continue reading “Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI”

Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform

Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform

This blog is all about integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform (MFP in short). If you observe the post title it talks about two important terms – Xamarin and IBM MobileFirst Platform. To keep it simple, Xamarin is a platform to Create native iOS, Android, Windows, and Mac apps in C#. IBM MobileFirst Platform, … Continue reading “Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform”

Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015

Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015

Exploring and Coding are part of every developer’s life. While exploring you may come across many technologies, tools , libraries etc. Each technology has its own recommended IDE (Integrated Development Environment) for developing applications. Like Eclipse for Java Development. Visual Studio for developing applications using Microsoft stack. XCode for iOS and Mac application development. Sublime … Continue reading “Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015”

Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app

Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app

It all started when I received an email seeking help on using MQA or to be more precise integrating MQA into Xamarin based android app. Before jumping into addressing the problem, let’s define MQA. What is MQA? MQA stands for MobileFirst Quality Assurance and is part of the IBM MobileFirst Platform. IBM MQA provides line … Continue reading “Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app”

Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into IBM MobileFirst

Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into IBM MobileFirst

Let me start this post with a disclaimer that “Don’t panic by reading the post title”. It might look bit lengthy, but still summarises what we are trying to achieve here. Let me explain you in four steps, Creating a Cordova project with ionic and Angularjs in Visual Studio 2015. Creating a new MobileFirst Hybrid … Continue reading “Importing Visual studio Cordova project with Ionic and AngularJS into IBM MobileFirst”

Visual Studio : What’s new in 2015 debugging

Microsoft Visual studio as an IDE has matured over the years and now as a developer we are eagerly awaiting release of Visual Studio 2015 later this year. In this post,i will be talking about what’s good in Visual studio 2015 CTP 6 (released on Feb 23rd) for debugging and profiling your code.I will be … Continue reading “Visual Studio : What’s new in 2015 debugging”

BDotNet: Valentine with AngularJS

On Feb 14th,I had an opportunity to speak about AngularJS – the most happening MVW/MV* javascript framework by Google at Microsoft. I started by introducing what AngularJS is,how tough/easy to learn if you are from an OOPs background.Also,about SPA – Single Page application. Ironically,the meet was named as “Valentine with AngularJS”,which i carried in my … Continue reading “BDotNet: Valentine with AngularJS”

Reboot : DocumentDB – NoSQL on cloud

Today,I was given an opportunity to speak about DocumentDB – A NoSQL Database on cloud (Azure) at Reboot 2015. NoSQL has become a buzz word in the DB world and there are different categories of NoSQL Vidyasagar Machupalli Polyglot & Pragmatic Programmer • Developer Advocate, IBM • Microsoft MVP • Intel software Innovator • DZone … Continue reading “Reboot : DocumentDB – NoSQL on cloud”

Level Up Ep.03 : 7 truths about indie game development

//channel9.msdn.com/Shows/Level-Up/Episode-3-Magma-Mobiles-Nicolas-Sorel-CEO-and-Founder/player Level Up is a show devoted to game development. Each show will recap current news and events in gaming, deep dive with a game industry insider, and cover tips for programming or finding resources to help you with game construction.  News [00:32] 7 truths about indie game development [Sarah Woodrow] [01:13] Indie while Expecting: The story of … Continue reading “Level Up Ep.03 : 7 truths about indie game development”