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Cross-platform development with JavaScript

from on 28.01.2017
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The advantages of cross-platform development are clear: you can write one application and run it on several platforms. Instead of having several applications in various languages, you are able to save a lot of code and expense. The lesser code and languages you use the fewer your bugs, distribution and maintenance effort. I wanted to see how easy it would be to support several platforms with a single language and Continue reading

Xamarin for Cordova – a bizarre idea?

from on 16.09.2016
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The goal The main task set by the Cross-Platform .NET topic at the annual Zühlke Germany camp in Barcelona was how to combine Cordova and Xamarin to use them together. At first, this idea seems to be a bit crazy because both frameworks are trying to solve the same problem. Xamarin as well as Cordova are cross-platform frameworks which were created to simplify the development of multi-platform mobile apps. Both Continue reading

Why is XSS Apache Cordova’s worst enemy?

from on 12.04.2016
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While hybrid mobile application development is gaining in popularity due to its various advantages such as reusing existing web development skills, lower development costs, and smoother release process, new kinds of security risks have emerged. So I was curious to take a closer look about how the threat of cross-site scripting (XSS), a common web security vulnerability, evolves in the context of an Apache Cordova based application. Continue reading