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Chris Ward (Chris Chinchilla)
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Want to access platform native APIs with React Native? Then write a module! https://www.sitepoint.com/access-platform-apis-with-react-native-modules/

#reactnative #android #ios
Sajjad Ashraf looks at accessing native platform APIs by creating custom React Native modules
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The latest on +SitePoint Developing Push Notifications for #ios10 http://buff.ly/29ZbBd1 #mobiledev
Deivi Taka takes a look at developing push notifications for iOS 10, what's new and how to take advantage of these features.
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As part of the recent +SitePoint #iot week we had an article on connecting Android Wear to API services. The author had a lot of trouble getting things to work, so I'd love to know about other people's experiences…

https://www.sitepoint.com/connecting-to-web-services-with-android-wear/
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Thanks for the advice. For that I'm part of the wear developers community as well as the android n preview community. My success is integrated with appfour... :-) 
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The latest post on +SitePoint looks at handling player interactivity in cross-platform games with the #libgdx library

https://www.sitepoint.com/handling-player-input-in-cross-platform-games-with-libgdx
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The permissions model in #android M & N has changed, here's how to handle it in your apps http://bit.ly/1Uh3vB7 #security #ux
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On the Weekly Squeak #podcast this week I had a co-host, and we discussed #bitspiration #warsaw and more http://bit.ly/1YrgHTz +Medium
I’m leaving most of this post to the podcast version as I had a co-host in the form of Cate Lawrence and we spoke for nearly an hour about…
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Crazy experiments with creating custom in-app browsers… http://bit.ly/2a5L4j4

Enjoy!
In this tutorial, Ivan Dimov shows you how to create a custom in-app browser with the ThemeableBrowser PhoneGap plugin.
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As part of our recent #iot week I wrote an article about rapid prototyping with the +relayr sdk and mobile app, I'd love if you took a read :)

https://www.sitepoint.com/rapid-iot-development-with-the-relayr-android-app-and-sdk/
Chris Ward looks at the Proto Android App from relayr for rapid IoT development with SDKs available in many popular programming languages.
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As part of the recent +SitePoint #iot week we had an article on connecting Android Wear to API services. The author had a lot of trouble getting things to work, so I'd love to know about other people's experiences…

https://www.sitepoint.com/connecting-to-web-services-with-android-wear/
In this Android Wear tutorial, Simon Codrington shows how to co connect to web services and load data to a wearable.
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Have you seen my latest +SitePoint newsletter? No? Well here it is… http://bit.ly/28TU6w6
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The permissions model in #android M & N has changed, here's how to handle it in your apps http://bit.ly/1Uh3vB7 #security #ux
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Most #ios developers need a way to store & manage data, have you tried #sqlite ? http://bit.ly/1VYSROL #mobiledev
Most apps will need to store data at some point. In this tutorial, Deivi Taka looks at managing data in iOS with SQLite, an easy and light storage option.
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Work
Occupation
Developer, Designer, Writer
Skills
Drupal,CRM,CMS,Design,Writing
Employment
  • Gregarious Mammal
    CoFounder, present
  • The Monthly
    Drupal developer, 2014
  • Moat Media
    Projects coordinator, 2013
  • Green Renters Inc
    Operations & Cmmunications, 2013
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Berlin
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Leipzig, Germany - Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - London, United Kingdom - Berlin
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Developer, Writer, Designer
Introduction

I am a Developer Advocate for crate.io a scalable database solution for Docker. I am also mobile Editor for SitePoint.com. In my spare time I am working on an open source work of fiction and a board game.

Bragging rights
University Graduate, Run my own businesses and occasionally a little bit indie-famous
Education
  • colfes
    1992 - 1998
  • University of Westminster
    Multimedia Computing Bsc, 2001 - 2004
  • Middlesex University
    Foundation in Computing, 2000 - 2001
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Ward, Chinchilla
Chris Ward (Chris Chinchilla)'s +1's are the things they like, agree with, or want to recommend.
Playtesting Chip Shop
gregariousmammal.com

Chip Shop is ready for play testing! Find out how to get involved.

Using XAML Controls to Design Windows Phone Apps
www.sitepoint.com

Deivi Taka looks at how XAML controls in Visual Studio can help beginner programmers create Windows Phone apps.

Registering a Business Globally with Estonia's E-residency
www.sitepoint.com

Chris Ward introduces Estonia's e-Residency Program, which provides a way to register a business abroad and acquire a secure, digital identi

Google Gets Going With Update For Go Programming Language
readwrite.com

The new changes could make this 6-year-old coding language a contender yet.

Material Design with the Android Design Support Library
www.sitepoint.com

Joyce Echessa demonstrates how the Android Design Support library can bring Material Design to older Android versions.

Versioning Large Files with Git LFS
www.sitepoint.com

Chris Ward introduces Git LFS, an open-source Git extension by GitHub that provides a versioning solution for large files in Git.

Open Source Presentation Tools: Are We There Yet?
www.sitepoint.com

Powerpoint and Keynote are powerful, but also a deadend for your data. Chris shows-off the growing power and flexibility of open source pres

A Developer's Introduction to iOS 9
www.sitepoint.com

Jordan Morgan discusses his favourite new features for developers coming in iOS9.

Firefox OS fork "H5OS" gets a $100 million boost
linuxgizmos.com

Acadine, founded by former Mozilla execs, has received a $100 million investment from China's Tsinghua Unigroup, to launch a Firefox OS fork

Crazy Contraption Is Part Architecture, Part Water Filter
www.wired.com

Github's likely emergence as Silicon Valley's latest unicorn could lead to conflict between its open source ideals and the pressures of a mu

Creating an Expense Manager App with Apache Cordova
www.sitepoint.com

Narayan Prusty presents a tutorial on creating an expense manager app with Apache Cordova, showing us how to track calculations and visualis

Cat Games! - Meowvelous games featuring friendly felines by Ryan Hoover
www.producthunt.com

A collection curated by Ryan Hoover, featuring products like Catlateral Damage, My Garbage Cat Wakes Me Up at 3am Every Day, Bread Kittens,

Creating a Barcode and Metadata Reader in iOS
www.sitepoint.com

Jordan Morgan looks at using the inbuilt iOS frameworks to create a barcode reader in your applications.

An Introduction to Watchkit for iOS Developers
www.sitepoint.com

Brett Romero introduces current iOS developers to how to develop for Apple's WatchKit.

Marvel Developer Portal - Interactive Documentation
developer.marvel.com

The Marvel developer portal gives Marvel fans, partners and other technologists access to an array of powerful APIs, documentation, and othe

Why React Native is Different
jlongster.com

xYou can control where this site is rendered (on the client or the server). Check the box below and reload. You can view the source to see t

An Introduction to Android Accessibility Features
www.sitepoint.com

Donald Dragoti demonstrates how to use some of Android's accessibility features to make your apps usable by everyone.

Building a Simple REST API for Mobile Applications
www.sitepoint.com

Mark Wong shows us how to create a simple REST API using Python to feed data to an iOS application.

The TI-99/4A Home Computer Page
99er.net

A site dedicated to the classic 1980's home computer, the TI-99/4A. FAQ, links, AVI's, emulators, screen saver and theme, history, equipment

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