Author Archives: craigisakson

THE TWO SITES THAT EVERY ANDROID AND IOS DEVELOPER SHOULD HAVE BOOKMARKED

re you into both Android and iOS Development?  Maybe just one or the other?  If so, I have a “Pro Tip”.  Sometimes it is hard to know what is already out there in forms of Libraries for certain things you … Continue reading

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GOOGLE AND APPLE WORKING ON ADDING HEALTH AND FITNESS

Hot off the heals of the announcement of Apple’s Healthkit we have just received word that Google will also be joining the Health and Fitness trend with Google Fit.  A recent Forbes article shows that Goole is planning to unveil this program … Continue reading

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CLIENT-SIDE JSON TO CSV CONVERTER

Working in the world of the web, we are often given data from API’s in JSON format.  This is great for most programming situations because it is lightweight and easy to deal with.  There are times when we do get … Continue reading

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SPEED UP GRADLE IN ANDROID STUDIO

It was about a year ago when Google announced that they were working on Android Studio as the IDE to replace ADT.  Android Studio uses IntelliJ at its core and replaces the use of ANT for building projects to using … Continue reading

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USING AND CUSTOMIZING MFSIDEMENU (SLIDE-OUT MENU) FOR IOS

If you build iOS apps you have probably either built your own slide out menu or you have used a library for doing just that.  Personally, I have done both and really like the ease of implementing a lightweight library … Continue reading

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USING OAUTH 1.0 IN SALESFORCE/APEX

Have you ever come across a time when you needed to start building out integrations in Salesforce that connect API’s that use OAuth 1.0?  If you have then you probably know that it can be a fairly tedious task.  If … Continue reading

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DOWNLOADING ATTACHMENTS FROM SALESFORCE USING THE ANDROID SDK

Downloading attachments from Salesforce in Android seems to me to be something that would be fairly common.  While looking for documentation on how to do just that I came up with nothing.  This doesn’t mean it isn’t possible, it just … Continue reading

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ANDROID—DOWNLOAD AND OPEN .PDF FROM A SECURED SERVER

While creating a mobile app for both Android and iOS I ran into a bit of a snag.  As part of the requirements I needed to display a .pdf file from a secured server.  By this I mean that in … Continue reading

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Tips for Speed in Mobile Web – Part IV

In the previous posts (Part I, Part II, & Part III) we learned all about latency on a mobile devices, avoiding redirects, and eliminating render blocking resources and prioritize visible content.  Now we are going to learn about how to test everything. … Continue reading

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Tips for Speed in Mobile Web – Part III

In our previous posts (Part I & Part II) we talked about the poor performance of latency with mobile networks as well as a great way for saving a bunch of time on initial page loads by avoiding landing page redirect.  Our … Continue reading

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