In olden times, when mobile apps wanted to show web content, they would open the URL in the default browser. This caused the browser to become the active application, and depending on the platform, may have also required the user to perform more than just a single tap to return to the previous app. Continue reading →
In a previous post, we talked about building Swift and Objective-C frameworks. Now we’ll tackle troubleshooting your framework integrations, specifically, manually managed dependencies. One thing to note is that if you are using a package manager for your integrations, then these techniques may not be helpful for you.
At AddThis we have the best geeks on the planet, and it’s our duty to share their knowledge and passion with the world. From time to time we hand the reins over to one of our teammates in a series we call, Talk Nerdy to Me.
The promise of PhoneGap vs Cordova development is quite alluring. Use your existing HTML/JS/CSS skills (and team) to build cross-platform mobile applications for iOS/Android, and other mobile platforms. As a bonus, you can then update your existing codebase once for all platforms instead of maintaining separate repositories (or paying specialized developers). This post will talk about some of the questions and decisions you should consider before beginning your next cross-platform Cordova project. Continue reading →