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Up and running iOS development - New Toronto Group

Up and running iOS development

| April 30th, 2013 by Ryan Renna

Creating an iOS application can be a daunting task. From design and architecture to testing and deploying, there's a lot to think about. Luckily, you don't have to start from scratch, as most of the problems you'll run into have already been solved by someone else. The internet is filled with a great selection of reusable components and libraries which can be used to jump-start your next iOS project. User…

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The Gist of Code Sharing - New Toronto Group

The Gist of Code Sharing

| April 17th, 2013 by Oliver Merk

Agile development teams often need to share code while in the heat of battle.At the high end of the scale, there are publicly-accessible repositories, such as GitHub. Creating a GitHub project is obviously overkill for those wishing to simply pass a few key lines of code to their buddy in the next seat.For stand-alone, runnable demo code, sites like Plunker and JSFiddle  are great. You will see references…

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AngularJS - Promises - New Toronto Group

AngularJS - Promises

| April 03th, 2013 by Alain Thibodeau

AngularJS comes with promise/deferred APIs that are simple to set up and are also built into the $http API. The Angular promise is basically a guarantee that some code will be fulfilled after other parts are done.Single Promise:myApp.controller('myController', ['$scope', '$q', function ($scope, $q) { var defer = $q.defer(); defer.promise.then(function () { $scope.$emit('shoutEvent', {'message' : 'I…

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BlackBerry 10/Qt Libraries and Namespaces - New Toronto Group

BlackBerry 10/Qt Libraries and Namespaces

| April 02th, 2013 by Default Admin User

A quick note for those developing C++ libraries with Qt (hopefully for BlackBerry 10). You should use a namespace(s) to group your library code together and to avoid conflict with other libraries and the users' code. When working with Qt however, some extra considerations need to be taken into account if you plan on using Qt's signal/slot mechanisms. In Qt 4.x (the latest version of Qt available for…

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