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Building Cordova Applications With Crosswalk

Overview Cordova is a popular Apache Foundation open source project, providing a set of device APIs to allow mobile application developers to access native device functions—such as the camera or the accelerometer—from JavaScript. HTML5 applications can be packaged as native apps via the framework...

Using The Web Speech API To Create Voice Driven HTML5 Games

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Creating Interactive Video Experiences by Combining the Video and Canvas Elements

By admin, December 22, 2015

by Ben Whitman One of the great things about working with the built-in goodies in HTML5 is the fact that these can be combined to create interesting interactive experiences. In this tutorial I’m going to be taking a simple, run-of-the-mill “non-interactive” mp4 video and will show you how to get...

How To Get The Correct Android* Screen Dimensions

By Tyler Smith Some of the most frustrating hybrid app mobile development issues I’ve run into are caused by the fragmentation of the Android platform.  More specifically, trying to get the correct screen width and height consistently working across all Android OS versions and hardware...

How to Transform Pictures by Strokes of Mouse or Finger

By admin, December 22, 2015

by Jeanine Meyer HTML5 and JavaScript* provide ways to draw portions of one canvas onto another canvas. JavaScript also provides event handling to detect and respond to mouse or touch events, such as mousedown, movemove and mouseup. It also has features for determining the dimensions of the...

HTML5 Dev Conference: Intel® XDK

By Gregory Menvielle I recently spoke at the HTML5 Dev Conference, and wanted to share some insights from the experience. HTML5 and its related technologies are entering a stage of maturation. It was great to see more and more vendors at the HTML5 Dev Conference showcasing new frameworks and...

What Exactly Is HTML5?

By Ian Devlin It’s an exciting time for the web. Intelligent people are coming together to discuss and come up with new ways of doing things and new specifications. There is real interest in creating and enhancing new technologies to do things on the web that haven’t been possible before. This...

Html5 Hub: Introducing Crosswalk

By Kenneth Rohde Christiansen Developers have long understood the advantages of using web technology, the easy integration with cloud services and beautiful layout primitives with responsive design built right in. The web platform also speaks to app developers with its openness and deployment...

The Intel® XDK 1199 Release

by Ian Maffett The 1199 release of the Intel® XDK has brought full support for Cordova 3.3* on iOS*, Android*, and Windows 8* builds.  This also includes custom plugins enabling you to monetize your application.  I think Steve Ballmer highlights what this release is about, “DEVELOPERS DEVELOPERS...

How Developers Can Contribute To The HTML5 Specification

By Ian Devlin One thing that may not be entirely clear to web developers is that they can contribute to the HTML5 specification. This is, of course, not limited to web developers. Anyone with an idea can contribute to the HTML5 specification. Technically, no one can contribute to the HTML5...

Using The Getusermedia API With The HTML5 Video And Canvas Elements

By Ian Devlin One of the really cool things that has come out of the W3C is a web API that gives you the ability to access a webcam’s video and/or audio through the browser. This is the getUserMedia API. Here we will take a quick look at the API and how we can use it. In addition, we will see...

Web Stuff In Your Car Stuff

By Zafer Kadi The majority of the car providers are including complex entertainment centers inside of their new model cars but the majority of customers have been resistant to pay for it, since the solution has been proprietary, fragmenting the sector and not able to keep with trends as mobile...

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