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”

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”

Implementing the Ad Mediation in unity 3d Windows Phone 8/8.1 Games (silver light runtime)

A small Intro to Ad Mediation Windows ad mediation, a simple solution designed to help Windows Phone developers manage multiple in-app advertising SDKs. All you need to do is insert the ad mediation code into your app, select the ad networks you want to include, choose your base configuration in Dev Center and submit your … Continue reading “Implementing the Ad Mediation in unity 3d Windows Phone 8/8.1 Games (silver light runtime)”

Gaming , C# : Come..Fall in Love with CocosSharp

Gaming , C# : Come..Fall in Love with CocosSharp

You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete. -Richard Buckminster Fuller Reality Check  Every game development engine or framework has its own bottlenecks and difficulties.Especially, when it comes to 2D game development,the difficulties increase.You have to take care of performance,mobile device hardware,device … Continue reading “Gaming , C# : Come..Fall in Love with CocosSharp”

Gaming : Audio ,Source Control and Project Management free tools

Gaming : Audio ,Source Control and Project Management free tools

Audio While there are plenty of free tools for development and art, for whatever reason I’ve always found it hardest to find good free audio tools. Here are some tools that I think are pretty useful for editing audio or creating music and sound effect.  Vidyasagar Machupalli Polyglot & Pragmatic Programmer • Developer Advocate, IBM • Microsoft … Continue reading “Gaming : Audio ,Source Control and Project Management free tools”

GAMING : THE BEST FREE ART AND GRAPHICS DESIGN TOOLS

FREE Assets to start your game  It is the greatest of all mistakes to do nothing because you can do only a little. Do what you can. Sydney Smith   Art/Graphics Here are some free art tools that can be used to create various types of visual content for games.   Blender blender.org Blender is a … Continue reading “GAMING : THE BEST FREE ART AND GRAPHICS DESIGN TOOLS”

Gaming : The Best Free Tools To start your game Development

Gaming : The Best Free Tools To start your game Development

“Who needs sports stardom when you can shoot fireballs from your fingertips?” ― Ethan Gilsdorf MonoGame monogame.net MonoGame is a C# framework that allows developers to target desktop, handhelds, mobile,and consoles using a single codebase. The framework is written on top of Mono, an open source implementation of the .NET framework. The framework was originally designed to implement Microsoft’s … Continue reading “Gaming : The Best Free Tools To start your game Development”