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A web developer playing with the Intel Galileo part 3: Analog Input

Next in the list is Analog Input. Once again following the arduino template, the Galileo has 5 pins that read a voltageĀ  with a resolution of 12 bits, meaning that we will get a number from 0 to 4095 where

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When a web developer decides to play with hardware. Playing around with the Intel Galileo part 1: connecting the Galileo to a wifi

As web and occasional android developer I do not get to play a lot with hardware boards and such, but two weeks ago someone gave me and arduino uno and showed me some of the examples. I have imagined that

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FirefoxOS app Localization, the Javascript side of things

After playing around with adding several languages for my app’s HTML interface on the previous post I began researching how to use this setup to change strings on the JavaScript side depending on the settings language. After a look at

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Easy guide to Localize a FirefoxOS app’s html interface

Since Firefox OS was released in Spain and Latin America is targeted next I tough that translating the app I keep working on to Spanish was a natural decision. Since my HTML interface is pretty simple, my first impulse was

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Firefox OS: How to prevent music/video to stop playing when the app goes into the background

If you have worked before or are currently working in a music player for mobile you have probably encountered this issue before. Especial measures are usually needed to prevent the system from pausing playback when an App goes into the

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Toast-like notification using HTML5

While working on an webapp that involves streaming music (using an audio tag) it came to my attention that when the audio needed to buffer the user had no way of knowing why the music stopped. Everyone I showed the

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Detect if app is running on Firefox OS using JavaScript

While we live in an time of Responsive Web Design where a webApp is expected to adapt to any screen (and device) it is still useful to have some way of checking if you are running this or that platform

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