Tag: #application

I’ll speak at PragueJS, in Prague, Czech Republic

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On the evening of the 27th of March, I’ll be in Prague, Czech Republic to speak at their local JavaScript user group. Lately, my speaking gigs had the same goal: introduce people to Firefox OS. It’s less about getting people to know the product as my goal is to present them an alternative to the... Read more

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Web first

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I evangelised mobile first, and responsive web design for years now. Not that I’ll stop, but I’ll switch my primary focus on something even more important, something I’m calling web first! I’m a big fan of giving a great experience to the users, and I know you are too. Unfortunately, that means native applications for... Read more

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Firefox OS au Visual Studio Talkshow

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Il y a quelques jours j’ai participé au Visual Studio Talk Show, un podcast en français sur l’architecture et le développement logiciel. Malgré le nom, cette émission mensuelle animée par les amis Mario Cardinal et Guy Barrette n’est pas axée que sur les technologies Microsoft: la preuve, c’est ma deuxième fois en tant qu’invité et... Read more

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No web version! Why do you hate me?

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We are living in a world of mobile application. Everyone, and their mother are creating an app for their services, their games or their websites. While I agree is some case you need to do it, in many cases, I don’t see the value except being part of the crowd who is having an iPhone... Read more

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Tips and tricks for people #44_

Creating a version of your game on multiple platforms is a good thing: having to start again on each of them, not as good. Read more

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It’s not just about developing your application; you need to market it

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It’s been a couple of years now that I’m a Technical Evangelist, and funny enough, often my discussions with developers turn around marketing. Many developers asked me how to get traction with their applications: how to get more users, how to be featured in the marketplace, how to get more download, or how to have... Read more

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Firefox OS tools & Web APIs in Krakow

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Today I did two presentations at the Firefox Krakow workshop. The first one was an introduction to the tools you’ll need to develop Firefox OS application: you don’t need any special IDE, but you’ll see that using the Firefox OS simulator, and the Firefox Web Developer Tools will help you a lot in developing your... Read more

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Once in a while, you should check your social media access permissions

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One thing I do to help me being productive is to get out of my head everything that is not related to the actual task I’m doing. To do so, I’m using tools like Remember the Milk or my Google Calendar. In the latest, I also add tasks I need to do at a specific... Read more

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Designing a Windows Store app

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Part of the first event we did a couple of weeks ago in Toronto with our friends of DevTO, HTML5 Toronto, and JavaScript Toronto, I also did a presentation on how to design a Windows Store application. It was a mix of good practices for the UI, the UX, and the integration you should do... Read more

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Vous avez une idée d’application pour Windows Phone 7? Je la réalise!_

Ce billet a été initialement rédigé sur le défunt blogue 42 Dans le cadre de mon rôle chez Microsoft, on m’a demandé de faire une application mobile sous Windows Phone 7 qui serait francophone et de préférence utile pour les Québécois. Je dois dire que ça tombe bien, car je voulais apprendre comment cette plateforme... Read more

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