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The new abstractions in Angular2.0 allows the NativeScript team to start working on a compatibility layer which will allow developers who want to use AngularJS to simply drop it to their NativeScript apps and start using what they already know.
It is only two months after we released the first public version of NativeScript, but we got tons of positive feedback already on the work we have done so far. We got 3000 stars on GitHub, more than 1500 followers on twitter (@NativeScript) and our public NativeScript forum is quite popular these days. This help us a lot to validate that we are on the right track and we are working hard to meet the expectations. I hope that with each release you will feel more and more confident that NativeScript is the best choice for cross-platform mobile app development.
A common user experience for an application is to display a loading (splash) screen while it is initializing. Building our Telerik Next conference application, we wanted to display such a screen. While trivial for iOS, it turned there is no built-in mechanism in Android for achieving this functionality.
Sitefinity CMS is a powerful user-friendly .NET CMS product from Telerik. The great thing about Sitefinity is that it’s meticulously designed to not feel like a .NET CMS (You know the feel I mean…). Moreover you get to choose to develop using Pure Clean MVC, old school ASP.Net WebForms, or a patented hybrid of the two methods.
The last NativeScript webinar had a record-setting number of attendees. As such, we also had a record-setting 1000+ questions asked during the webinar!! Now, as you can guess we could not answer 1000+ questions in a couple of minutes at the end of the webinar.
So, we read all 1000+ questions post-webinar and select a handful of them to be answer in this blog post. After reading the questions, I believe many of them will be beneficial to the entire NativeScript community and not just the individual that posted the question during the live webinar.
Saving user settings a device’s local storage is a common requirement for mobile applications. Because of that, we made the creation of a settings page with NativeScript straightforward. In this blog post you’ll learn how to build a settings page using the latest bits of NativeScript—XML declaration, data-binding, and CSS styling.
We know how important it is for a new framework to have samples, so you will be able to find several good examples of open source applications built with NativeScript in our Github organization. Open http://github.com/nativescript and search for repositories named after the following pattern "sample-SAMPLE_NAME". All the samples are licensed under the BSD license.
This is the first article from a series of articles we are planning to release as we progress with the application implementation. The full source code of the application is here: http://github.com/nativescript/sample-Tasks.
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