Tag Archives: mapping

Should You build Phonegap or Native?

Most start-ups and independent developers run into the same question: Should I use PhoneGap or native to develop my app? Short answer I chose PhoneGap and I’m happy with the results. PhoneGap used to be slow, but v3.0 , released mid 2013, is fast. On modern devices the performance is comparable to native. Final result, […]

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PhoneGap 3.0 Background Location Tracker

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Technologies: PhoneGap 3.0, JavaScript,(jQuery AJAX), PHP, MySQL Nick Breen and myself were recently contracted to build a cross-platform app as part of an awesome art piece for Ottawa’s upcoming evening art festival: Nuit Blanche. The artist was super awesome and agreed to let us open source the app we were contracted to make, I hope […]

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New project: Ottawa AED mapper

Like any modern major city, Ottawa has recently gotten into the Open Data game. Releasing a myriad of content from skating rink locations to annual budgets (Full list of Ottawa Open Data here). One piece of data really caught my eye was the list of Public Access Defibrillator Sites. Problem For sudden cardiac arrests chance of […]

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