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Haim Michael, an eternal student and a lecturer, is an endless Java oriented self learner and a snowboard addict.

 

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Sencha Touch Jump Start

Posted by lifemichael on September 18, 2011 at 10:50 PM PDT

The PHP Cross Platform Web Applications course I teach in HIT coveres some of the newest web technologies. The next meeting covers Sencha Touch.

Java Script Exceptions Handling

Posted by lifemichael on March 21, 2011 at 2:05 AM PDT

Many web developers are not aware of the Java Script exceptions handling mechanism that allows us to handle excepetions using try and catch blocks, as in other programming languages.

Java Script CSS Manipulation

Posted by lifemichael on March 21, 2011 at 1:44 AM PDT

Many of the famouse Java Script libraries (such as ExtJS, jQuery and Sencha Touch) are based on the possibility to change the CSS of the HTML elements displayed on screen. The following video clips provide more information about this possibility.

 

Cookies in Java Script

Posted by lifemichael on March 21, 2011 at 1:00 AM PDT

Most web developers are not aware of the possibility to interact with our cookies using code written in Java Script executed within the web browser. This technical possibility is an innovation trigger that leads to new possibilities. The Facebook Java Script SDK is just one example.

Java Script Image Map

Posted by lifemichael on March 21, 2011 at 12:41 AM PDT

The new version of the professional Java Script Programming course I deliver via www.xperato.com includes four new topics. One of the new topics is Image Map. We can create images the user can interact with. We can set separated touchable areas and assign each one of them with a URL address or with a specific function in Java Script.

Java Script Debuggers

Posted by lifemichael on March 21, 2011 at 12:21 AM PDT

I have recently completed to update the professional Java Script Programming course I deliver via www.xperato.com. One of the new added topics is a detailed coverage of the available Java Script debuggers in today most popular web browsers: Firefox, Internet Explorer and Chrome.

Scala IntelliJ Plugin

Posted by lifemichael on March 20, 2011 at 11:37 PM PDT

I have recently started to play around with the IntelliJ Scala plugin. Unlike the Scala plugin for the Eclipse IDE (Gallileo 3.5) I still haven't encountered any bug. You can download this plugin at http://plugins.intellij.net/plugin/?id=1347.

The first video clip explain how to develop a simple Scala application using the IntelliJ.

The jQuery Mobile Framework

Posted by lifemichael on February 16, 2011 at 10:26 AM PST

The jQuery Mobile framework allows us to develop high quality cross platform web applications. It can be either a pure web application or an hybrid one. Using this framework is today ultimate option for targeting all mobile platforms using the same code.

Introduction to HTML 5

Posted by lifemichael on November 4, 2010 at 10:29 AM PDT

I have recently completed to develop an introduction course for HTML 5. It covers HTML 5 important parts. The professional commercial version is available at www.xperato.com.

Java Script Programming

Posted by lifemichael on November 2, 2010 at 8:43 AM PDT

If you have already checked the HTML 5 capabilities then you should already know that HTML 5 isn't just about tags. Major part of it is about new Java Script APIs that enable us various capabilities such as getting geolocation information, interacting with Java Script code running in other windows and using the web browser for storing data as if it was a small database.