Tag: Mobile

Windows Phone 8.1 is Here

Windows Phone 8.1 is Here

| July 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

For users of the Nokia Lumia 1520 on AT&T, the Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system update is available for immediate download. The smartphone built from the ground-up to address the security and management needs of every enterprise has arrived.  Some of you developers and early adopters running the developer preview may need to use the Nokia Software Recovery Tool to […]

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HTML5 Mobile Web Moment: Viewport Tag

HTML5 Mobile Web Moment: Viewport Tag

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

When building HTML5 mobile web sites that target multiple devices, one of the first elements you should include is the viewport meta tag. Most mobile web browsers render incoming HTML in a virtual window that is typically wider than the screen of the mobile device. This is done so you can view non-mobile websites via […]

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TechEd North America 2014: Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1

TechEd North America 2014: Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1

| May 20, 2014 | 1 Comment

Presenting at TechEd 2014 in Houston, watch my session: “Empower your Demanding Mobile Line of Business Apps with SQLite and Offline Data Sync on Windows 8.1.” Most mobile apps require the ability to store data locally to deal with the realities of a disconnected world where ubiquitous wireless networks are non-existent.  While many consumer apps […]

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Enterprise Mobility at TechEd 2014 in Houston

Enterprise Mobility at TechEd 2014 in Houston

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Join me in Houston next week at Microsoft TechEd 2014 to learn all about developing large-scale mobile enterprise solutions.                   My sessions include: WIN-B222:  Wrap a Mobile API around Your Enterprise and Take Data Offline with NoSQL on Windows Phones and Tablets Tuesday, May 13 5:00 PM […]

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Data + APIs + Devices

Data + APIs + Devices

| April 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Data is the new oil, APIs are the new drills & devices are the new smart cars fueled by context and meaning.

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Deploying Windows Phone apps for the Enterprise

Deploying Windows Phone apps for the Enterprise

| March 10, 2014 | 2 Comments

In the latest edition of Inside Window Phone, I joined Matthijs Hoekstra to discuss the different ways you can deploy Windows Phone apps in the enterprise. Rob

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BizTech 2013 Must-Read IT Blogs

BizTech 2013 Must-Read IT Blogs

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scroll down the list below and vote for me for this year’s BizTech 2013 Must-Read IT Blogs BizTech 2013 Must-Read IT Blogs Nominations View more lists from Ricky Ribeiro – Rob

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SQLite WinRT for Windows and Windows Phone: Data Definition

SQLite WinRT for Windows and Windows Phone: Data Definition

| August 1, 2013 | 3 Comments

SQLite WinRT allows Windows and Windows Phone developers to create and manipulate database objects through the SQLite Data Definition Language (DDL). SQLite supports DDL statements including CREATE, ALTER, and DROP to work with objects like Tables, Indexes, Triggers, and Views.  This is complimented by simplified, dynamic data types including INTEGER, NULL, REAL, TEXT, and BLOB.  Admittedly, this takes some […]

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SQLite WinRT for Windows and Windows Phone: Installation

SQLite WinRT for Windows and Windows Phone: Installation

| July 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

SQLite WinRT empowers Windows and Windows Phone developers to build mobile enterprise apps using Windows Runtime (WinRT) APIs to work with the world’s most popular mobile database. SQLite advantages include cross-platform (OS + Processor) support, speed, ACID reliability, and support for indexes, views, foreign keys, and triggers.  Developers of SQLite apps on iPhones, iPads and Android devices […]

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All Aboard for the Future of HTML5 Mobile and Hybrid Web Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets

All Aboard for the Future of HTML5 Mobile and Hybrid Web Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets

| June 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

This afternoon at TechEd Europe 2013 in Madrid, I’ll be finishing the day with my session, “All Aboard for the Future of HTML5 Mobile and Hybrid Web Apps for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Tablets” at 17:00 in room N102. Session abstract: Do you know how to bypass app stores and reach the fastest growing segment of the Internet […]

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The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8

| June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Today at TechEd Europe 2013 in Madrid, I’ll be kicking off the Windows Phone track with my session, “The Phone That Has Everything the Enterprise Needs: Windows Phone 8″ at 13:30 in room N112. Session abstract: Your requirements for an Enterprise phone must meet the demands of your organization with mobile device management, security, encryption and […]

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Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012

| June 2, 2013 | 5 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that my newest book, “Keeping Windows 8 Tablets in Sync with SQL Server 2012,” is now available for sale on Amazon. Spending a decade travelling the globe to help the world’s largest companies design and build mobile solutions had taught me a few things.  Large organizations are not interested in constantly running on […]

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