Adam Mark's Posts

Uploading photos and videos from your App Cloud app

Uploading photos and videos from your App Cloud app

The latest version of the App Cloud SDK (1.12) allows developers to capture photos and videos from a user's camera or library and post them to a remote server. This functionality presents all kinds of possibilities for apps that depend on media capture and sharing.

App Cloud vs. PhoneGap: A Web developer’s view

App Cloud vs. PhoneGap: A Web developer’s view

When I talk to developers about App Cloud, they often ask, “How is App Cloud different from PhoneGap?” Without missing a beat, I give my stock answer: “PhoneGap is great, but App Cloud gives you so much more.” The matter of more has always nagged at me—more is not necessarily better—so I decided to do an apples-t...

Markup.js: Custom pipes for your piping pleasure

Markup.js: Custom pipes for your piping pleasure

While Markup.js comes with more than 40 built-in pipes for everyday use, I always write a few custom pipes whenever I build an App Cloud app. Here are some of my favorites. highlight Use this pipe to highlight a search term or other pattern in a string.