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October 31, 2012 | Volume 1 Issue 4


TOP STORY: Developing Mobile Apps for the IBM i, Part II
FEATURED ARTICLE: Mobile Architectures: Which Way to Go?
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Mobile Development Lifecycle Solution V4.0 Offers Collaborative, Multi-Platform, Mobile Development
WHITE PAPER: Modern Monitoring Methods for Power Systems
EVENT: IBM i Work Management Class
BLOG: Gartner’s Top Ten Strategic Technology Trends
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Developing Mobile Apps for the IBM i, Part II

Let's continue our earlier discussion by looking at the Valence Framework, Sencha Touch 2, JavaScript, and RPG.

scott salisburyWritten by Scott Salisbury

In the first installment of this two-part series, I described two of the common approaches used for mobile application development. Before we jump into the depths of the second article, let's review these two important concepts.


Feature Article - Networking
Mobile Architectures: Which Way to Go?

So you think you're ready to go mobile? You may want to take a moment to review your options, because your success will depend on your choice.

joe plutaWritten by Joe Pluta

Just when you thought it was safe to go mobile! With the advent of HTML5 and its great acceptance within the mobile community, you might have thought that you were going to get to a nice, standardized development strategy. Ha! Silly you!

In fact, the mobile landscape has become splintered in the last couple of years with a whole spectrum of new development tools and frameworks. In time, I'd like to introduce you to each of them, but for now let's focus on the bigger picture.


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