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Tappt – Beer / No Beer

So here is a video demonstration of my Tappt system.  Tappt is something I have been working on that consists of beer, Arduino, Android (soon Windows Phone 8), and a web server. The entire project is open source aside from the web server so you can hook up your kegerator to my website once this […]

NFC Between Android and Arduino

** Update ** Someone has already started work on the library.  You can read about it here.  You can view the library on github (as of this writing) here. So if you like me wanted to do a project using NFC peer-to-peer (P2P) between Android and Arduino (the P532 chip) there is no doubt that […]

Testing Android apps on your Nexus 7

So I am writing this post mostly to help people get up to speed who like myself, had never programmed Android before and need to set up their Nexus 7 device. Through a simple google search you probably end up at the Using Hardware Devices page on the Android site.  The instructions here are pretty straight […]

ImpactJS 2012 Holiday Game

Another ImpactJS game I wrote for our holiday 2012 card. You can play the game on a mobile or tablet device here HERE.

Appcelerator Mvc Example

So as promised, I am diving deeper into my Appcelerator Mvc framework. In this post I will give more complex examples on how to use my framework in conjunction with joli so you can truely see how to integrate my framework in a complex, data-driven application. If you haven’t read over the basics or how […]

Appcelerator Mvc in Marketplace

Hey, I just wanted to get it out there that my Appcelerator Mvc implementation is up in the Appcelerator marketplace. It has some bug fixes and improvements over the original example I gave here. This week I plan on writing the more in-depth tutorial for using the framework so that should give some better examples […]

Appcelerator Mvc : Routing

Now that we have went over the basics of my Appcelerator Mvc implementation, we can move onto more advanced features. For this post I will focus on routing. The post should be fairly short since the routing is fairly straight forward. As I mentioned in the first post on this framework, I borrowed heavily from […]

MVC for Appcelerator

I was recently tasked to create a mobile app at work. Since I had never worked on a mobile app (not counting web-based apps), I started searching for a cross-platform framework. To make a long story short, I settled with Appcelerator. I have run into some issues while working on my app but for the most part […]