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iOS layouts for web developers #5 - events handling

Time to finish the iOS layouts for web developers series with the post about events. Both the web and iOS employ similar ideas, but the set of events is distinct and we need to be aware there are different ways to interact with the classical web than with the mobile device.

Using the file resources in Android POJO unit test

Since version 1.1 of Android Gradle Plugin we can run unit test on a local JVM on our development machine. In this article I'll demonstrate how to make local resources available in unit test case.

iOS layouts for web developers #3 - managing the appearance

In the web, we've left behind the times when the view specific definitions like fonts or colors were scattered all over through the HTML structure. Now we’re looking at the iOS layouts. How do we maintain the content vs. presentation separation in iOS?

iOS layouts for web developers #2 - control positioning

Continuing the series of posts that looks into the iOS world from the web developer perspective. In the second post we're discussing multiple approaches to setting up where and how the controls on iOS are displayed and how it differs from HTML document flow.

iOS layouts for web developers #1 - basic building blocks

In the first part of iOS layouts for web developers series I'll have a look at the basic building blocks of the view layer in iOS and compare it to what HTML offers. First, we need to shift our mindset a bit and accept the fact we need to give up some control over our views to the iOS.

Anchor child element click

I had to solve a seemingly trivial bug in an angularjs based application that turned out to be more interesting than usual.