Past Meetup

Building cross-platform mobile apps with AngularJS and Trigger.IO

This Meetup is past

71 people went

Location image of event venue

Details

1st Presentation - AngularJS is a great framework for building web apps, but how well suited is it to building web apps ?

Come along and here about:

the experience using Angular to build a mobile web app for Android and iPhone. how to package a html5 mobile app up for the App / Play Stores with Trigger.IO - a commercial alternative to PhoneGap updating your app without resubmitting to the App / Play Stores. Speaker : John Scott, CTO Pizza.com.au

2nd Presentation -

Metawidget (http://metawidget.org (http://metawidget.org/)) is a smart User Interface widget that populates itself, at runtime, with UI components to match the properties of your business objects.

The problem of error-prone duplication between UI components and business objects is an issue common to almost all frameworks, even modern ones like AngularJS. As soon as you have to a) declare some JavaScript object to hold your data; b) separately declare some UI fields that map to that object - then you have the seeds of duplication. This grows rapidly worse the more fields and the more layers you add. Some intro videos here: http://metawidget.org/videos.php

Metawidget is an attempt to address this common problem. It does so without introducing new technologies. It inspects your existing back-end architecture and creates widgets native to your existing front-end framework.

Metawidget is a mature, Open Source project started 5 years ago. At the beginning of this year Metawidget made the jump to also being a pure, native AngularJS directive. Intro tutorial here: http://metawidget.org/doc/reference/en/html/ch01s02.html

Speaker - Richard Kennard

Snacks and refreshments will be served.

Comments

  • Former member

    Former member

    John and Richard thanks for the talk, and sharing experience.

    4 years ago
  • Samuel M.

    Thanks, will the slides for the metawidget and trigger.io talks be made available? :)

    4 years ago
  • Benjamin

    If possible it will be nice to also have the hml and js file from the examples they make you feel the power of metawidgets

    4 years ago