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Adobe AIR 3 Promises Console Quality Gaming on Mobile Devices - New Toronto Group

Adobe AIR 3 Promises Console Quality Gaming on Mobile Devices

| September 28th, 2011 by Chad Upton

By Chad Upton - senior consultantAdobe's latest iteration of AIR can be summed up in one word: epic.The features in this update are very exciting for developers and users of AIR on desktop and mobile. For developers, there's no doubt that AIR is the easiest way to build an app with native capabilities that runs on multiple platforms (Desktop, Android, iOS, BB PlayBook... etc). For users, this means…

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Posted in 3.0, adobe, AIR, gaming, Mobile, what's new | 0 Comments

NTG a Silver Sponsor at RIM DevCon - New Toronto Group

NTG a Silver Sponsor at RIM DevCon

| September 27th, 2011 by Ed Van Beilen

New Toronto Group, an Elite RIM Partner, is pleased to announce that we will be a Silver Sponsor at the RIM DevCon event in San Francisco, Oct 18 - 20.In addition, Oliver Merk (NTG's Principal Consultant) and Rod Nolan (NTG Senior Instructor) will be leading special one day pre-conference training sessions on October 17 on how to develop PlayBook applications using 1) Flex & AIR or 2) WebWorks.

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Debugging WebWorks applications using the PlayBook simulator and Google Chrome - New Toronto Group

Debugging WebWorks applications using the PlayBook simulator and Google Chrome

| September 24th, 2011 by Rod Nolan

By: Rod NolanI encountered an error recently while working on a WebWorks project. So I broke out the PlayBook WebInspector (aka Developer Tools in Google Chrome) and got to work... sort of.In case you haven't discovered this yet, to use the debugging tools in Chrome, you just launch your application in the simulator and then open Chrome and connect to the simulator over port 1337 (http://{simulator…

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Posted in BlackBerrry PlayBook, debugging, Google Chrome Developer Tools, WebWorks | 3 Comments

Object Oriented JavaScript - Part 2 - New Toronto Group

Object Oriented JavaScript - Part 2

| September 12th, 2011 by Derek Santos

By Derek Santos - ConsultantGo to Part 1Go to Part 3In a previous post, I covered the basics of Object Oriented JavaScript. In this post, we'll take a closer look at inheritance.  Remember that JavaScript is a prototypal language. Instead of the traditional "is a" relationship, JavaScript inheritance has a "is now a" or "has become a" relationship.  The reason for this is that JavaScript is an interpreted…

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Posted in HTML5, inheritance, javascript, Object Oriented JavaScript | 2 Comments