Localization in Xcode is handled with NSLocalizedString, but it is such a verbose and legacy-like API. There’s a Swiftier way that still respects Xcode .xliff exports and comments.
An open source iOS framework for WordPress integration using REST/JSON and a custom WordPress plugin. This has been used by several 3rd party consumers to build their own app.
The Ontario Energy Board launched a new program that lowers electricity bills for low-income households by providing monthly rebates to eligible customers directly on their invoices. This involved integrations with the Ministry of Finance and over a hundred service utility providers across Ontario using various technologies and standards.
This book takes you from a standing start, building useful web sites using drag-and-drop, to administration details, designer techniques and on to developer coding particulars for complete programmatic control over Sitefinity CMS websites and widgets. Step-by-Step walkthroughs give you practical experience working with Sitefinity along with explanations of the “why” behind each technique.
Your Sitecore data needs to reach a broad range of clients, including browsers and mobile devices that only RESTful applications can fulfill. Use Sitecore and MVC to build REST services for providing your customers and users with rich, interactive applications.
Google Polymer is more than just a polyfill for Web Components. It has an ambitious agenda for pushing the Web Components specifications forward and lead the web development community in that area. In this post, we will explore what Google Polymer has to offer: polyfills, a framework, and pre-built elements. Although the polyfills portion will go away once browsers catch up to the Web Components spec, what is left behind is an interesting framework and suite of components.
Web Components will completely change the way we code for the web. To demonstrate this, I will be creating a new HTML tag called “<basem-emara>” that will act as my own personal vCard.
Managing dependencies is baked into many languages and is a cornerstone to creating modular architectures. Now, HTML joins the ranks and will also offer dependency management. Introducing HTML Imports!
Encapsulation is a very welcomed feature for HTML. This has been made possible with the introduction of Shadow DOM. Conflicts will be reduced tremendously and 3rd party libraries will play nicely with each other. In this post, I would like to focus on Shadow DOM and what it can do.
Brackets has been around for awhile. It is open source, backed by Adobe, and has an active community. Since these modern IDE’s are intended to be light and extensible, some extensions are worth mentioning that will help you get geared up for development. Here are some of my favorite picks I would like to share.