Nic Raboy

Nic Raboy

Nic is a skilled application developer that has released several native and hybrid mobile applications to iTunes and Google Play. He writes about his development experiences related to making web and mobile app development easier to understand and has experience in Android, Node.js, Apache Cordova, Java, NoSQL, SQL, PHP, NativeScript, and Unity3D.

Recent Articles


Working with XML Data in NativeScript Angular 2

I recently wrote a tutorial for using RESTful API data in a NativeScript Angular 2 application. This tutorial included everything from Angular 2 providers, HTTP requests with RxJS, and data persistence with a NoSQL database called Couchbase. In most scenarios, remote web services will return JSON data to be consumed in your client facing application, […]

  • November 28, 2016

Working with RESTful Data in Angular 2 and NativeScript

NativeScript and Angular 2 provide you with the tooling to accomplish some pretty great things in the native mobile space. For example, I wrote an article not too long ago demonstrating how to create a barcode scanning application with a local inventory, which used a variety of technologies including NativeScript and Angular 2. Creating our […]

  • November 21, 2016

Scanning Barcodes with NativeScript and Angular 2

Not too long ago I wrote about scanning for barcodes within a NativeScript application. However, this was a very basic example and was created before Angular 2 was supported. After having had received a lot of positive feedback on the article, I thought it would be best to take it to the next level. What […]

  • August 30, 2016

Moving from Vanilla JavaScript to Angular 2 in NativeScript

Telerik has recently been emphasizing the support for using Angular 2 to build a NativeScript mobile application. Being able to use a solid JavaScript framework like Angular 2 to build native Android and iOS applications is a huge win for mobile developers. However, what if you’ve been developing NativeScript applications using vanilla JavaScript or TypeScript? […]

  • May 23, 2016