Static web pages can be loaded from your local hard drive and viewed in a web browser. However to send and receive data from a web server such as in processing a form, you need to place your files on a web server. Actually you might find some plugins that require user authentication may require […]
This is sample code for using SMTP and your Google GMail account with XAMPP installed on a Mac and PHPMailer. Often you want to send mail from your web site to yourself from a user form or even to others. But you may be using XAMPP as a local host and want to test that […]
This is a template example using the accelerometer with Cordova or Phonegap and animating a sprite on the HTML5 canvas. I was working on a game using the html canvas and the accelerometer. I developed a way to combine both in IOS using Objective C and the UIWebView in the UIKit. That approach limits distribution to the IOS platform but allows you to have all of the native UI items like screen navigation and just use the canvas for animations.
This is a bare bones example of using Cordova or Phonegap to take a photo with your IPhone or IPad camera. The project uses XCode 4.3.2 and was tested using iOS 5.1 on a IPhone 4. There are no frills. I did make the button large enough for IPhone human guideline standards. I also added […]
Todd Moore’s new book, Tap, Move, Shake: Turning Your Game Ideas into iPhone & iPad Apps, is currently the best choice for getting started with writing and publishing IOS games. A key feature is that the apps in the book are IN THE APP STORE. Never saw that trick before and I think is a […]