Reading time: 2 – 3 minutes Here’s is something that got me scratching my head for a little while today while working on my new mobile application. In my new application, I’ll be reading XML off various different providers, so I have an interface that gets implemented in various classes to make sure they all [...]
Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes This is just a quick example of how to add a background colour to a label control in AS3. Most people don’t know, but the label component has a TextField inside of it. What that means is that you can basically use all of the available methods within the [...]
As some of you might have noticed, I have been building some mobile applications lately on my spare time specifically for the Blackberry Playbook. They are mainly built in Adobe Air using Actionscript 3 and Blackberry’s Tablet SDK.
On my latest application, I have found the need for a database, as it needs to store lots of user input data. The first option that comes to mind is SQLite, as it’s very simple to integrate, and has native support.
I will show here an integration example, and focus on a caveat I found while trying to use it on a real device.
Reading time: 1 – 2 minutes I’m building a new Blackberry Playbook app, and when starting to work with internationalization, I got stuck with a bug that wouldn’t go away. I’m pretty sure this won’t just affect just this kind of application, but anything that is built using Flash Builder and requires resource bundle files. [...]
I’ve been working with some Adobe Flex recently, and was having some trouble formatting dates. For those who don’t know, here (in th UK) we use the format “dd/mm/yyyy” (Day/Month/Year) as opposed to people over in the States using “mm/dd/yyyy” (Month/Day/Year).