Mobile Web Archive

Create a cross-platform mobile app with AS3 and HTML5/JS

The turning point In the last months of 2010 Apple has removed many restrictions in its developer agreement and published guidelines about the apps it will accept and reject. Between these restrictions there was also the impossibility to submit to the appstore apps built using the packager for iPhone. Flash on the iPhone ? really

Cloud version of BlackBerry Enterprise Server

Research in Motion will launch a cloud-based capability for its popular BlackBerry Enterprise Server by the end of 2011, RIM officials said Thursday. The launch of the cloud capability could depend on either partners, such as telecommunications carriers that would host the BES service, or it could be hosted by RIM itself, said Pete Devenyi,

Cross plarform mobile development

Hi all, what I’ve been into lately is testing some tools for getting a descent cross platform development framework. What I’ve been testing most was PhoneGap, Appcelerator Titanium, Golden Gecko and Whoop. The last 2 are not open platforms neither do they target developers (but rather designers) so I won’t mention them any further. For

Sencha Touch: world’s first HTML5 framework for mobile devices

Few days ago Sencha just released the first HTML5 framework targeted for mobile devices: Sencha Touch. As stated on Sencha’s website: It comes with a comprehensive UI widget library, complete touch event management with CSS transitions and an extensive data package. If you have an HTML5-ready browser, you can take a look the demos here.

SmokeScreen (preview): convert Flash to HTML5/Javascript

Smokescreen is a new open-source project aimed at converting Flash to JavaScript/HTML5 to run where it previously couldn’t and better interoperate with webpages where it previously could. With Smokescreen you can reach new platforms without learning any new tools; your Flash is automatically converted to JavaScript/HTML5. Smokescreen will soon be released for free under an

Mobilising websites: Guidelines for Web Runtime Widgets development

Since there’s a lot of buzz around mobile Web, I’ve decided to publish a first series of guidelines that will hopefully help both Web and mobile developers to face this new opportunity. You can read the 2 articles on my blog on Forum Nokia: Mobilising websites: guidelines for WRT Widgets development, part 1 Mobilising websites:

Global Authoring Practices for the Mobile Web

While W3C is still working on its Best Practices (BP) for the Mobile Web (http://www.w3.org/TR/mobile-bp/) one of the BPWG members, who was obviously not too happy with how the candidate recommendation was evolving, decided to create a separate set of practices. This is how the “Global Authoring Practices for the Mobile Web” (GAP) came about:http://www.passani.it/gap/