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This guest blog post from Nick Branstein looks at using required form fields with Angular and NativeScript.
Create a chat interface using Angular, NativeScript, and Firebase
Did you know NativeScript provides an open source functional testing framework that works for both native and hybrid apps? Vasil Chimev gives us more information in this article.
Last week I sat down and talked to Mike and Nick Branstein, authors of NativeScript in Action. In the video Mike and Nick talk about what got them started with NativeScript, what made them want to write a book, and what the experience of writing a tech book is like.
Ever wondered how to navigate two or more separated sections of the screen independently? In this article I will explain how that can be done with the help of named router outlets.
Create a Twitter clone with NativeScript and Flexbox
Learn how to create an animation in AfterEffects, export it to a json file, and use it for beautifully smooth animations in your NativeScript apps using the Lottie plugin based on AirBnB's library.
If you're ready to take your animations in NativeScript to the next level, Alex Ziskind has just released another course on Pluralsight specifically for NativeScript and Angular animations.
A new version of Telerik UI for NativeScript is here with a new Gauge control plus improved DataForm and AutoCompleteTextView components!
Meet our new Plugins Hub, a community-built marketplace for NativeScript plugins
Our "week of NativeScript UI" continues with this article on using the new AutoCompleteTextView control.
Having been a core contributor, I want to show you how to make the most of it by customizing the SASS it provides.
Create a mobile app using Angular 2, NativeScript and Firebase
When you develop mobile applications you should always be alert on the performance and always optimize. In this blog post I will walk you through a very effective pattern that describes optimizing the loading time of an application when using Angular. Meet "Angular Lazy Loading".
In the era of mobile devices, most of the user interactions with the device happen without additional hardware keyboards involved. This is comfortable for mobility purposes. However, the software keyboard is not always your best typing friend. To address the loss of tactile keyboards, most software keyboards offer some means for predictive completion. Often, the application developer would like the application user to choose from a defined set of choices. For example, the choices may be a list of origin airports serviced by an airplane company, or possibly a list of your friends in a social app context. In this case, the AutoCompleteTextView for NativeScript will be your best friend. Let’s dive in a little deeper into the useful features that the control provides.
Learning layouts in NativeScript can be tricky if you’re coming from a web development background. NativeScript’s 2.4 release included a familiar layout mechanism to help ease the learning curve for web developers—flexbox! Let’s look at how the new layout system works.
Raymond Camden fires up the NativeScript Developer Day crowd with an amazing talk on why we love what we do and how to love it more!
Just yesterday Facebook announced the release of their open source native library called "Keyframes” . It is a library that is able to export and playback Adobe After Effects animations.
With the latest and greatest release of nativescript-telerik-ui/pro the UI and feature rich components continue to grow. With 1.5.0 the RadDataForm is receiving new features and more examples that will ease its usage in common scenarios. Last, but not least it's getting Angular 2 support. Let's get straight to the features and enhancements.
A new video course about NativeScript and Angular JS is now available on Udemy.
Hold tight - this is our biggest release ever. A lot of new features and polish were done in the last 2 months! With 360+ plugins for NativeScript it is clear that the community is now producing much more code than the core team. This is a huge milestone for every open source project. Thank you everyone for all the contributions and plugin work. Below you will see some major highlights of the core framework that were done by the community.
Alex Ziskind shows you how you can build a native mobile application with NativeScript that calls into the newest iteration of Microsoft’s Graph API to fetch and update its data.
So your company already have one or more first class native mobile applications and is struggling to keep with all the changes and support they require to keep them in top condition? Maybe you have a larger team of web developers that you will be happy to work on your mobile apps?
Nathan Walker discusses his experience using NativeScript and Angular in a production application for the first time.
Alex Vakrilov discusses the major concepts of Redux and shows how to use ngrx-store in a NativeScript Angular application.
This is a very compelling story for everyone that want to faster create first class mobile applications. But sometimes your company already have an existing native applications that they want to extend and do not want to start from scratch. Having two native versions of a mobile app causes just too much problems. You need to have often different people (or even teams!) that implement and support the apps. Syncing the feature set, need to write the app twice and paying to the developers for this is an unneeded overhead these days.