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 … Read more Swift on IBM Bluemix

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 … Read more Ionic Hybrid Mobile app using MobileFirst Platform 7.1 CLI

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, … Read more Integrating Xamarin apps with IBM MobileFirst Platform

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 … Read more Importing MobileFirst Platform Cordova project into Visual Studio 2015

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 … Read more Integrating MobileFirst Quality Assurance into Xamarin.Android app

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

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

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

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.