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Mohamed Haamdi All about Mobile February 2012 Entries
Setting the background in a Blackberry Playbook AIR app
Many mobile apps define a texture as a background.Especially those on tablets like the iPad. So to make your app more appealing you can add a Background Texture to your app.Fortunately Blackberry provided us with a Class in their GitHub Sample Called Background(source code in Listing) 1: /* 2: * Copyright (c) 2011 Research In Motion Limited. 3: * 4: * Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); 5: * you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. 6: * You may ......

Posted On Tuesday, February 21, 2012 12:54 PM

TweetDeck : part 1 Conception
If you don’t know TweetDeck , it’s a very popular app to check Twitter. It is created with Adobe Air for the Desktop versions(Windows,Mac) and native for mobile. TweetDeck was integrated to twitter.Inc in Mai 2011. Its success is due to the columns of tweets. What we are going to see in this tutorial : Creation of TweetDeck like UI with columns Skinning components Getting tweets using Twitter service (without authentication) Using States Showing the time of the tweet when scrolling Horizontal Scroll ......

Posted On Monday, February 13, 2012 8:12 AM

Starting a long series

I will be starting a long Adobe Flex Series that I will be translating from the French site http://www.flex-tutorial.fr.

In the end of series you will end up with a full-fledged TweetDeck like app coded in 60 minutes.  

Posted On Sunday, February 12, 2012 10:14 AM

Detect Orientation Change in Adobe Flex Mobile
Changing layout when the device orientation change is so common in many mobile apps that one might think it is automatic.But unfortunately it isn’t. Given Adobe FLEX multiplatform nature it is wrong to listen to device OrientationChange but you should listen to resize Events. First step , Add this code snippet to your view : 1: import mx.events.ResizeEvent; 2: 3: protected function application1_resizeHandler(... 4: { 5: if (width>height) 6: this.currentState="landscape"; 7: ......

Posted On Saturday, February 11, 2012 3:40 PM

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