Introducing Icenium – an Integrated Cloud Environment for Hybrid Mobile App Development

Icenium integrates Apache Cordova to enable cross-platform mobile application development for iOS and Android devices.

Today is a day that my team and I have been looking forward to for a long time. Today I am happy to announce that Icenium, an Integrated Cloud Environment (ICE) for hybrid mobile app development, is now available to everyone! The Story Begins Back in July 2011, I left Microsoft and joined Telerik to […]

We Need Developer Tools, Not Platform Development Tools

It’s been almost a year since I left my role at Microsoft as Director of Product Management for Visual Studio. Ever since I left, I’ve had lots of people asking what I am working on now, and I’ve been pretty quiet about it (the running joke is that I am the VP of Black Ops). […]

Data Snacking Metro Style: Part 1 Working with Web APIs

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In a previous post I discussed the five different types of Metro style apps that are relevant for Windows 8. In this series I will walk you through building a basic data-snacking application. Topics Covered Windows 8 Metro apps HTML & JavaScript Metro apps Using data from Web APIs Asynchronous calls JavaScript Promises ListView UI […]

Language Choice in Windows 8 is Not About Portability

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Every time I go to talk to folks about Windows 8, the same questions pop up. I blame this largely on Microsoft’s silence about Windows 8 following the release of a tidal wave of information followed by the Windows 8 Developer Preview at Build in September. C’est la vie. This too shall pass. One of […]