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Planning for application migration (part 1)

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 12, 2013 @ 06:03

The amount of buzz around application modernization and migration these days is enormous--it seems that a perfect storm may be brewing:

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Topics: application modernization, HTML5, Mobile Application Development, iPad

Two Win 8 features that will rock your world

Posted by John Browne on Mar, 04, 2013 @ 04:03

Microsoft is a late entry into the tablet market (that is tablets as defined by the iPad, not by the original Tablet PC). Windows 8 was clearly designed to be a touch interface first, mouse and keyboard second.

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Topics: application modernization, Mobile Application Development, Windows 8

Why hybrid apps are the future

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 26, 2013 @ 04:02

Now that Microsoft is on the scene so to speak I think you will see a big push to get developers to write apps for the Windows store. Admittedly the smart thinking is that they will only obtain about a 10% market share over the next 4-5 years but I wouldn't discount their ability to enlist/encourage/extoll developers to get onto the platform.

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Topics: software development, HTML5, Mobile Application Development, Windows 8

The Billg crystal ball

Posted by John Browne on Feb, 22, 2013 @ 09:02

I was looking for something and this popped up: an interview Playboy did with Bill Gates in 1994. Since I was still at Microsoft in '94 I read it (again) for nostalgic reasons more than anything else. 

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Topics: Mobile Application Development, Android

18 Mobile Application Development Facts

Posted by John Browne on Jan, 29, 2013 @ 10:01

Recently came across some interesting data that, rolled together, shows how some mobile application development trends are shaping up. 

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Topics: HTML5, Mobile Application Development, iPad