Going Mobile: Wrapping an existing web application in Cordova/Phonegap

Going Mobile: Wrapping an existing web application in Cordova/Phonegap There are many choices to build mobile applications, from native to the growing popularity of hybrid development, with everything in between. In all of these cases, as a developer you would be writing a brand new mobile application from scratch with the ultimate goal of deployingContinue reading “Going Mobile: Wrapping an existing web application in Cordova/Phonegap”

Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II

Disclaimer: This is an opinion based on my experience, observations and interactions in the developer ecosystem in West Africa, more specifically Senegal and Cote d’Ivoire. In my previous post I talked in general terms about some of the issues affecting the developer ecosystem in West Africa with a promise to dwell more into the details in a subsequentContinue reading “Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part II”

Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part I

Disclaimer: I don’t pretend to give scientific result based on accurate polling or any kind of scientific method (outside of observation). This is just a summary of my observations so treat it as what it is meant to, an opinion based on my interactions and experience. Furthermore as my experience extends to Senegal and Cote d’IvoireContinue reading “Understanding the developer ecosystem in West Africa Part I”

Africa Gathering 2012 – The Wrap-Up

Africa Gathering 2012 was held this year at the ICC Auditorium on the campus of Georgetown University and was hosted by the African Society of Georgetown. . The lineup was excellent as always but unfortunately due to the impact of Hurricane Sandy, some of the speakers could not make it to the podium physically butContinue reading “Africa Gathering 2012 – The Wrap-Up”