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Why Do You Need NativeScript?

There are more ways to build mobile apps than there are Nicholas Cage DVDs in the bargain bin at your local Walmart. Because there are so many choices, it can be difficult to tell which frameworks will improve your development processes, and which will turn out worse than Nicholas Cage’s twelve <=10% Rotten Tomatoes movies. […]

How to use Firebase Cloud Messaging in a NativeScript Angular Mobile App

An often critical part of mobile application development is the requirement of being able to receive notifications from a remote source, often referred to as push notifications. Previously I had explored how to use local notifications in a NativeScript application, but these are triggered based on a schedule within the application itself, rather than a […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 4)

Over the past few blog posts, we have been working on creating a cross-platform mobile app with NativeScript, Visual Studio, and SQL Server – covering each and every part of the development process. We’ve also been using the capabilities of Telerik AppBuilder to allow us to develop an iOS app from within Windows (all without […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 3)

In this blog post series, we are working on creating a truly native cross-platform mobile app with NativeScript, Visual Studio, and SQL Server, from start to finish, using Telerik AppBuilder. In the previous post, we finished scaffolding our app using NativeScript layouts and added some mock data to see how it all worked. Now we […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 2)

In the first post of this series, we started our “Bill Murray” mobile app with NativeScript’s tab strip TypeScript template in Visual Studio, using Telerik AppBuilder. Now it’s time to write some code to create a truly native, cross-platform app, with 100% code re-use between our iOS and Android apps. By the end of this […]

Free Video Training on NativeScript + JavaScript and NativeScript + Angular

Here at Progress, we realize everyone learns about new technologies at their own speed and via different mediums. That’s why today we are happy to announce the availability two free video courses to help you learn more about developing with NativeScript + vanilla JavaScript and NativeScript + Angular. In “NativeScript for the Angular Developer” and […]

Creating Your First Native Mobile App with Visual Studio (Part 1)

Visual Studio is quite possibly the most adored IDE of all time. For years .NET developers have relied on the myriad robust features and integrations in Visual Studio to make them more productive creating desktop apps, web apps, and now (increasingly) mobile apps. In the early days of the mobile revolution, a subset of developers […]

A Step-By-Step Guide for Building Master-Detail User Interfaces with Angular

The master-detail design pattern is an incredibly popular way to build mobile apps, regardless of whether you’re building for native or for the web. Angular is well suited for implementing master-detail interfaces, as it has a number of the necessary features you need baked in, such as data binding, routing, services, and a whole lot […]

What is TypeScript?

Even as I mature as a developer (ok, mature may be too strong a word, how about “as I get older…”), at times I still feel like a complete beginner. And these days I can attest that we noobs are feeling a bit overwhelmed with the expanding footprint of JavaScript. It’s alternately amazing and overwhelming […]

In Defense of Large Native Apps

Native mobile apps binaries can be big, and for developers, especially web developers, it’s easy to poke fun at just how large these applications are. And for good reason. Web developers have been trained to watch every byte they put in their applications like a hawk, as numerous studies have shown that slower web apps […]