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Is J2ObjC good for your next mobile project?

For Fovea’s latest game Quadrus, we tried out an experimental technology developed by a team at Google called J2ObjC, a Java to Objective-C translator. What is J2ObjC? J2ObjC is a tool that translates Java code to Objective-C for the iOS

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Tutorial RequireJS and PhoneGap

As a javascript project grows larger and larger, if you do not set up proper organization of your code, it will soon turn into a real nightmare (if it did not already). The Asynchronous Module Definition (AMD) pattern offers a

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10 Libraries You Should Use In Your PhoneGap Project

When you start a PhoneGap based project, there are still a lot of technological choice to be done. Do I want my project to be fully HTML based? Do I need an MVC framework? A user interface toolkit? etc. First

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Case Study – An iOS Game in Seven Days

This article relates our experience in publishing a small board game as quickly as possible. Development started seven days ago, the app is now in Apple review team’s hands. How did we go that fast? The answer is quite simple:

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Test your iOS In-App-Purchase with PhoneGap-InAppPurchase-iOS

Many people struggle to have their IAP configured correctly. The PhoneGap In-App-Purchase plugin provides an easy way to ensure everything is configured as it should on the iTunesConnect side. Just follow the 4 steps bellow. Step 1 – Install PhoneGap

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3 Steps Tutorial for PhoneGap In-App Purchase on iOS

Those instructions are valid for PhoneGap 3.x, if you’re looking for a PhoneGap 2.x version of this tutorial, check out here. Nowadays, smartphone users are accustomed to download apps with the lowest possible price-tag: FREE. For us it’s alright, as

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iOS Developer Certificates, Provisioning Profiles and Application IDs

When starting with iOS development, I remember struggling with Apple’s certificates, provisioning profiles and identifiers. So did one of my friends for which I wrote a quick introduction that he thought could be useful to others. So here is a

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3 Steps Tutorial for PhoneGap (2.x) In-App Purchase on iOS

Those instructions are valid for PhoneGap 2.x, if you’re looking for an up-to-date version of this tutorial, check out HERE. Nowadays, smartphone users are accustomed to download apps with the lowest possible price-tag: FREE. For us it’s allright, as long

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Build your PhoneGap/Cordova app the Right Way

With PhoneGap/Cordova, the usual process is to use Cordova’s tools to generate a project for whatever platform, copy your files at the appropriate place, install native plugins, tweak the project and build. This is fine but really suboptimal, especially when

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Welcome to our blog

I’ll write here about the technologies we’re playing with at Fovea, the problems we face, those we solve, things we learn or discover. Hopefully it’s not gonna be a dead blog like many of those we found on the internet.

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