16 posts tagged with Video

  • NativeScript Observable Magic String Property Name, Be Gone!

    A popular approach in JavaScript APIs these days is to pass a string that matches a property name as a parameter to some function. These are sometimes called ‘magic strings’ and they are very code smelly. In this article and video we will fix this…

  • Update to NativeScript with @ngrx Course

    Do you manage your application state using the Flux pattern (now better knows as Redux, I suppose)? Well you should check it out since it will make your application state handling life much easier. @ngrx is a Redux inspired set of libraries for…

  • Getting Platform Specific in NativeScript

    Have you ever written platform specific code in NativeScript, whether it was JavaScript or CSS? Did it look like a giant - - statement? Or maybe you even separated out your platform specific code into separate functions, but you still needed…

  • The NativeScript Modal Dialog Checklist

    Close your eyes for a moment and imagine yourself creating a modal dialog for a web application. Ok, I know, there are more exciting things to imagine, but roll with it for a moment. Got it? Now imagine creating a modal dialog in a NativeScript…

  • NativeScript with Angular Styling Course Released

    Working on a team that has given me the experience to create production NativeScript and Angular applications, I’ve been in the trenches and have seen real world scenarios that someone might come across while building an app. Hi, I’m Sean Perkins…

  • NativeScript Font Icon Plugin Checklist

    By this time, you likely have already had the experience of adding font icons to your web or mobile application. You can add nice graphics to spice up your interfaces and you can style the graphics with CSS, since they are just fonts. Libraries like…

  • NativeScript Enterprise Auth Course Released

    How do we secure our enterprise mobile applications? We’re happy to announce that we now have a video course that shows how to do just that. Securing enterprise applications has always been a challenge, and single sign-on used to be the holy grail…

  • NativeScript Hands-on UI Course

    We’re ready to create our new NativeScript app, but we just need to know how to do it. Many people that are coming to NativeScript after being web developers or from other frameworks like Cordova are initially just trying to be as productive as…

  • NativeScript CSS Gradients Welcomed

    This video tutorial walks you through using a brand new feature in NativeScript version 4.1 - css gradients! CSS gradients have been on the NativeScript styling wish list for quite some time, and they have finally arrived! In this tutorial, I'll show…

  • New 'Method' to Measure Views

    This is another video tutorial in the series that looks into amazing new features in NativeScript version 4.1. This time I'm digging into the new event and trying it out in Core and Angular. Tired of having to use to get native UI element…

  • Cordova to NativeScript Course is Out!

    Mobile apps! They are ubiquitous in today’s world. JavaScript developers have been successfully using hybrid approaches to creating mobile apps for years. But the pace of mobile UX and the performance demands have skyrocketed, and hybrid apps, built…

  • A Video Tip About NativeScript Snippets

    This is another time-saving tip for NativeScript developers. If you aren't using NativeScript Core and NativeScript Angular snippets in Visual Studio Code, then you are missing out. In this short video tutorial on snippets, I show you which…

  • Progress Bar: Plain to Animated

    In this series of written and video tutorials, I'll progressively improve the progress bar (see what I did there?) by adding JavaScript animation to its movement, and then using RxJS to animate it. TJ VanToll wrote an excellent post on building a…

  • NativeScript-Vue Introduction Course Released

    After over a year of planning and waiting for a super stable version, it’s my pleasure to announce that together with the stable version 2 release of NativeScript-Vue, we've released a beginner level video course called NativeScript-Vue Introduction…

  • Async/Await in NativeScript

    The mysterious async/await combination has been permeating JavaScriptland the for a bit now. You can use it in NativeScript too, but you need this little trick to get it working. Async/await works for either NativeScript Core or NativeScript with…

  • The Case of the Missing Frame and Page in NativeScript with Angular

    This just happened to me and I was seriously confused. I'm used to getting a hold of the frame or injecting the into an Angular component constructor, but this time, they were missing! While working on an Angular demo for the new NativeScript…

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