Kendo UI Mobile Cordova Templates for Hybrid Mobile Apps

Hybrid Mobile Apps are one of the ways in which you can create a cross platform Mobile Applications using HTML/JavaScript/CSS technologies. The key here is Cross Platform. I want to write once and want to take my app to all platforms. One of the quickest ways is the Hybrid Way. Although Hybrid has its disadvantages when it comes to scenarios like high graphical UIs – it is a good choice when we have a simple data entry kind of scenario. In this blog post i will introduce you to Kendo UI Mobile templates we have done. These templates will speed up your Cordova based Hybrid Mobile App development. These templates make use of our Open Source Hybrid Mobile UI Framework called Kendo UI Mobile. Continue reading

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How To: Use Pre-populated SQLite DB in your Hybrid Apps

In my job as an Evangelist, i speak to numerous customers of ours. Many a times the customer is in an evaluation mode. They are trying out our tools and have plenty of questions on their mind. My job is to talk to them, understand their problem and provide a solution. I must say I love this exercise, as i get to hear a new problem with every new customer we talk to. Figuring out a solution to a challenge is always a happy moment. Today we discuss one such problem that a customer was facing with respect to Hybrid Mobile Apps.

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Telerik conducted Cross Platform Mobile Application Development workshop for students in India office

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Cross Platform Mobile Application Development or Hybrid Application development is gaining huge popularity among mobile application developers. Seeing popularity of this paradigm we at Telerik decided to educate about Hybrid App Development to college students. We conducted 8 hrs. Regress training session for 13 students on 2nd March 2013 in our India office.

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To select students we asked them two simple questions,

  1. Where is head office of Telerik ?
  2. Why we should select you for the workshop ?

There were more than 80 students who shown interest in attending workshop. We chosen 13 out of them. Event started at 11 am . Workshop was scheduled till 6 pm but seeing high energy and enthuse of students , we extended workshop by 2 hrs more. Workshop got over at 8pm.

Students learnt mainly on following topics and created two hybrid apps titled “Twitter Search “ and “Indian States”

  • Icenium IDE
  • Kendo UI Mobile
  • Difference between Native Apps and Hybrid Apps
  • Design guidelines for Hybrid App

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Day started with keynote session by Telerik Country manger Abhishek Kant. He did set up dais for the day . Students got charged and motivated for day long coding after interaction with him.

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As day progressed students learnt about various aspect of Hybrid App development paradigm. They created app using Icenium and Kendo UI Mobile.

All 13 students created these two Hybrid Apps

  1. Twitter Search Application
  2. Indian State App

In order to create these two apps students learnt about ,

  • Working with Kendo UI data source
  • Working with Kendo UI Mobile ListView
  • Working with Kendo UI Template
  • Understanding Icenium IDE
  • Building and packaging app using Icenium
  • Certificate management in Icenium
  • Creating APK package using Icenium.

It was a learning day for young students with lot of fun. There was visible happiness on each face when they installed APK package on their Android devices. They were on blue sky seeing app created by them running on their devices.

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For us it was great day intercating and tecahing young students on latest of the mobile app development paradigm. We are excited for more of these types of events.

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Create Hybrid Mobile Application in 1 hour: Join the webinar on 21st February at 3pm IST

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Telerik India is conducting a webinar on “Hybrid Mobile Application Development “on 21st February 2013 from 3pm to 4 pm IST.

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Would you like to create a mobile application that can run on most of the mobile application platforms? From the same codebase?

Gone are the days when one had to write different codes in different languages for different mobile platforms. Now a days developers are more inclined to write Cross Platform Mobile Applications or Hybrid Mobile Application. An application written using web technologies like HTML, JavaScript and deployed on multiple platforms without changing any codebase is known as Hybrid Mobile Application.

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Webinar details are here,

Title: Hybrid Mobile Application Development

Date: 21st February 2013

Time: 3pm to 4 pm

Presenter: Dhananjay Kumar

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This session will focus on various development aspects of Hybrid Mobile Application development. Session will follow step by step approach to create Hybrid Mobile Application. This will be a demo oriented session. In Session demo will be on creating Hybrid Applications like Netflix Movie Explorer and Twitter Search using Telerik JavaScript Hybrid Mobile Application development framework Kendo UI Mobile in Icenium . This session will also touch upon various complexities of building and packaging a hybrid application along with their solution.

Come and learn with us of this amazing capability with the skills you already possess. We will go from nothing to a fully functional mobile app ready for the app store in an hour.

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