Things to consider... →
Some great tips when planning what your mobile app is going to and not going to do….
Adding JQuery Mobile to an XPage
So I now have a very basic view on the first page of my mobile app. The list is really kinda ugly though even though I did do a little bit of styling with a basic CSS file. Since this is intended to be a mobile app I don’t want plain old links because those are hard to see and press when viewed on a small screen. This is where JQuery Mobile comes in. JQM is a smallish JS and CSS library...
First up, XPages
Since this is a Notes database on a Domino server, I figured the best way to get started would be with XPages. I don’t know XPages very well at all, but how hard could it be? I have also chosen JQuery and JQuery Mobile as my framework. I’ve dabbled with these before so I’m most familiar with these, and that was really the only reason I chose them. Note about the app: I’m...
First things first...
Here are the basics. I have a database where all my customer information is. Call this the ‘contacts’ db. I also have a database where I store all the license keys for the products people buy. Lets call this the ‘license’ db. As it stands right now, these two databases are not connected very well. Sure there are connections between the two, but they really can’t be...
Anatomy of a HTML5 Mobile App →
I like this page as it gives a more complete picture of what HTML5 really does for you.
Notes on Mobile
Simply stated, I’m going to build a mobile app for a notes database. I’m going to start with a pretty complex set of databases and bring them to a mobile phone. My goals and materials should be pretty typical for what most people are likely to have lying around - Lotus Notes db that is very old (10+years), very complex (hundres of views, forms and fields), and very large (1 gig+). The...