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JavaOne 2014 Trip Report

This is going to be a radically different trip report, we weren’t just talking at Java One this year we were actually presenting with our own booth and would probably do so again next year. Last year we tried to purchase a booth as well but were unable to get in contact with the right person at Oracle before the conference sold out (which was a sha...

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CN1ML & JavaOne

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Shortly after introducing Mirah support for Codename One, Steve is back with something that is arguably even more impressive. Over the weekend Steve released a tool called CN1ML which is an HTML subset markup language that allows you to effectively build Codename One UI's with HTML. This isn't another embedded webbrowser or HTMLComponent, this is a...

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Second Annual Wristband Donation For Oracle Employees

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At JavaOne/Oracle Open World the wristband allows you to attend the "appreciation event" featuring Aerosmith, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Spacehog. Unfortunately Oracle employees don't get the wristband that allows everyone to attend that event! So I'm personally giving away my wristband and we might get some additional wristband donations to give...

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IOS 8 Installs & Customizing the Pull To Refresh

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One of our pro users alerted us to an issue with iOS 8 that might trigger a case where apps can't be installed OTA (Over the air, via QR or email links) and only installed via itunes. We didn't experience this issue ourselves but it seems to be affecting many developers (not Codename One specific). This is due to caching of package bundle ID's and ...

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JavaZone Trip Report

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JavaZone is winding down as I'm starting to write this although I'll probably post this after the videos are up to reference some of the interesting sessions I saw. Unfortunately JavaZone doesn't post workshop videos so my workshop won't be available, but frankly it wouldn't have worked well in video since it was relatively interactive hence there ...

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8 to 6+

iOS 8 and iPhone 6/6+ are nearly upon us and Codename One is ready for both! We've just added device skins for iOS 6 and 6+, notice that due to the very high resolution you might want to disable scrolling. Notice that those skins are ridiculously large and as such might trigger an out of memory error when you try to run. To fix this just go to the...

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Servers, JavaZone & More

This represents JavaZone to me I'll be flying to Oslo this morning to speak at JavaZone and meet with some local community members, I'm very excited about this! If you are attending JavaZone and haven't yet signed up for the workshop please do so now. We also updated our home page and gallery with some up to date statistics We just pushed out new...

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Mirah for Codename One

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Steve Hannah of new iOS pipeline fame (as well as a ton of open source Codename One libraries and projects you can see here), has just announced one of his more ambitious undertaking: Mirah support for Codename One. Mirah is effectively Ruby without the performance penalty of an overly dynamic language, its compiled to bytecode and can thus be comp...

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Build Mobile iOS Apps In Java Using Codename One On Youtube

We've uploaded the full course video cast as a youtube playlist, just go thru the parts and in an hour and some change you should understand the basics of creating a simple Codename One client server application that runs on all mobile devices. The Udemy course is still there and probably useful if you live in a region where youtube is blocked. The...

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Showcase Your Codename One App at JavaOne

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As you know we will be presenting Codename One in our booth at JavaOne and would be using several community applications to demonstrate what you have achieved using the tool we built. We think you are our best spokes persons and we think we can provide a platform to expose your application to more people. If you created an outstanding app that we ...

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