Flashbuilder Mobile Xcode Objective C

Enterprise in House Mobile Applications

Coprporate in house mobile Applications becomes more and more a necessity for modern organizations. Modern technolgies and development environments enable today companies to effectively consider the development of customized mobile applications in order to access corporate data and services.
Among the facilities for an in House development, we can choose among full native implementations using Objective C and Xcode , a cross code generator approach using for example Flash Builder Mobile or a combination of both.

This article shows how we can implement the same functionality (a simple geocoordinates recording system) using both Flash Builder and Xcode (Objective C) as client Apps sharing the same backend infrastructure written in Java and running under a J2EE compliant application server.

The aim is not only to present a direct comparison using both client development environment but also to provide some indications of typical side effects when a cross code generation approach is selected. Aspects that in the context of an in house mobile projects are important to evaluate and consider. More...

Enterprise Rich Internet Applications and Mobile Technology

Delivering business data to end users on time and up to date, as we all know, belongs to the pre-requisite of every business. Facilities allowing external agents, employees and customers to directly retrieve, update and enter business relevant information from mobile devices belongs today to every modern and innovative organization.

Native AMF based IOS applications

In this short article , we will consider an approach that will imply to reuse, on an IOS based native application , AMF backend services originally written for Flex/ Flashbuilder and running under BlaszeDS. It has to be emphasized that since the appearance of Flasbuilder Mobile facilities early this year (2011), the question of wether to use this approach or not, need to be evaluated on a case by case situation.