WooHoo! It has been such a long road to get this book published. I wrote a bit about it here. It is finally officially available on the Packt site for sale today! It should be available on the Amazon store by Monday the 1st of February. I will have a list of additional sites… Continue reading Getting Started with NativeScript - On Sale Now!
So about 10 months ago, I put in an issue for adding threads/workers to NativeScript. I realized early on this was a major feature that is missing. 10 months later, I still have that same opinion; the only real major feature NativeScript is really missing is background threads. For a lot of projects this won't… Continue reading NativeScript and WebWorkers/Threads
This tip is more for my records because I am having to look up this information since it is not something I use all the time. However, I hope it helps some of you too. You do need a recent version of git. If you have a submodule that has a REALLY large history… Continue reading Git submodule and shallow clones
Updated for V5 of NativeScript I'm always having to reference my own notes to remember this; so I figured I would put a blog article up describing this so that everyone can benefit from my forgetfulness. 😉 NavigatingWhen you do a frame.topmost().navigate('destinationPage'); there is a specific order of events; Source page fires: navigatingFromDestination page fires:… Continue reading NativeScript: Page navigating order of events
In my prior post on fonter, I walked though how to use the text fonts. Several things have changed from that point in time; including iOS now auto-registers the fonts. So I want to revisit the information and cover what needs to happen with NativeScript 1.5.1 and newer. Setup The folder structure is still the… Continue reading Fonter - Revisited (iOS & Android NativeScript Fonts)
(Please make sure to read the update at the bottom of the post) So, I was minding my own business last week, by reading about everyone's issues in the NativeScript forum. Well, ok, so I wasn't minding my own business, we can pretend I was... So, I saw this post about CodeSign error: entitlements are… Continue reading Creating a plugin using third party code