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Staying Organized – Tools of the Trade

To successfully manage projects in a digital strategy agency, you’ll find yourself using various services, programs and techniques to keep track. There is no one ideal solution to deal with the huge amount of information that a project manager needs to stay on top off, and every agency has their own suite of tools that they prefer. Each project manager may also have his or her own methods for organization (and hopefully share those methods with their coworkers, as we do at Metal Toad). Read More…

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PhoneGap Day! Andrew Lunny and Hardeep Shoker on Phonegap Build

Andrew Lunny @alunny & Hardeep Shoker @hardeepshoker Andrew was the person who named it Callback, he's the bad person. PhoneGap Build is an Adobe product in public beta, and free for now. Build builds apps in the cloud: upload code download apps Features: Six mobile platforms an API Collaborations Debugging - hosted weinre server git & Github - tight integration Observations/Whining: (his words, not mine) Read More…

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PhoneGap Day! Patrick Mueller on Weinre

Works at IBM @pmuellr Weinre has a lot of functionality from webkit web inspector, he worked on building web inspector. Adobe Shadow version is handy and cool- http://debug.shadow.adobe.com:8080/. You can also install via npm, sudo npm -g install weinre Read More…

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PhoneGap Day! James Burke on RequireJS and Phonegap

James Burke - works at Mozilla @jrburke Why webapps? They deploy everywhere! Phonegap, B2G/Firefox OS, wavysandbox/install helps get your code on a device. Volo, cool CLI javascript package manager. Require.js, AMD modules The Great Sadness (you are the linker, browser only, disparate automation) Normal Read More…

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Phonegap Day! Pamela Fox on Phonegap Pain Points

Pamela Fox - @pamelafox She used to work for google, was on the Wave project. When she quit Google, she decided to build her own app. Question was: native? cross-compiled (Titanium? Hybrid? Decided on a combination of PhoneGap + twitter bootstrap + zepto.js The easy part: Making it work.The hard part: Making it work WELL. (I totally agree.) Read More…

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ToadCast 004 - Everyone Wins

For our fourth ToadCast I am joined again by Aaron Amstutz and Slavko Pesic. We talk about the recent Google IO Announcements, tools for building HTML5 apps, and we answer a listener submitted question about learning more in this field. Read More…

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Learning the Metal Toad Way

If you're a front-end developer you probably know that it can be difficult to keep up-to-date on all the new technology and techniques that our peers are using and developing. The amount of knowledge that is constantly being updated on the internet can be overwhelming and not knowing where to start can be equally so. Read More…

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