October 15th, 2017
Using custom Action Bars in NativeScript
The Action Bar is one of the most prominent UI elements in mobile apps. Its houses the title of your view, your navigation controls, and often controls for key functionality in your apps. In the messages app for example, You've got an image of the person you're texting...
October 12th, 2017
NativeScript, the iPhone X, and safe areas.
As you all have heard by now, the 10th anniversary iPhone is coming out soon. It's called the iPhone X, and it has a controversial new design element they are calling the "notch." I am not sold on this, but I haven't held the device yet. It looks ugly to me, which I...
October 9th, 2017
Meet Dave Coffin, Developer Expert for NativeScript
Here's the article that was written about me being selected as a Telerik Developer Expert for my work in the NativeScript community.
September 22nd, 2017
I am a dad. I am also a software engineer. Like I imagine happens with probably all parents ever, my wife Jen and I had our first child and started thinking about all the products and services that would make our lives easier. There are so many solutions out there...
August 8th, 2017
Filterable List Picker in NativeScript
When I transitioned to mobile development from web development, there were all these UI questions I hadn't thought thoroughly through before. The web is forgiving, mobile users expect less from it. That's arguably not a good thing considering how far its come, but...