This conference’s four co-located events include Web and Mobile specific events that explore cutting edge software development techniques with Microsoft development tools. Advanced development topics include Azure tips and tricks, cross platform mobile development, NFC with Windows Phone, Windows 8 sensor integration and many more. Situated in Silicon Valley, FalafelCon has the potential to attract Microsoft’s most […]
This organization wanted to introduce a new fleet tracking and management solution to the market for complimenting their existing services. It is a SaaS application which enables their customers to track the physical location of vehicles and mobile workforce in real-time. My role included implementation of the client-side architecture using Kendo UI classes and MVVM, extend several Kendo UI widgets for the rest of the developer team […]
The legacy software system, used to create dynamic reports using enterprise data warehouses, was written in Silverlight – a deprecated technology. This began to become a problem when more of their customers requested to access the application with their iPads which was not possible with Silverlight. I was part of a team that helped migrate the Silverlight layer to a […]
A short e-book on advantages of fusing RequireJS to your Kendo UI architecture, along with an overview of the framework and file structure of Kendo UI.
A potent mix for creating elegant mobile applications is Kendo UI Mobile with MVVM and RequireJS. Included is an online sandbox environment with code snippets that will highlight the concepts needed to create more advanced Kendo UI Mobile applications. This has been created using jsFiddle and acts as a starter template to update or fork as needed.
If you are a big believer in Kendo UI, then you will be glad to know there is a built-in template engine as well. The problem was that you have to load the entire kendo.web.min.js file just to render a simple template (~0.5MB). Kendo is now AMD-complaint and can be used with RequireJS! I can now use Kendo UI’s as my new favorite template engine. Why not if I plan to use other parts of the Kendo suite later or on other pages.