What’s happening at Vokal.

    • iPad
    • iPhone
    • Labs

    Core Data Transactions

    October 18, 2011

    In my time getting acquainted with Core Data, I learned that while overall it is very handy, there are shortcomings that a developer must take into account especially when dealing with asynchronous calls and large amounts of data.

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    • Mobile Moment

    Mobile Moment: How Businesses Should Consider Their First Steps in the Mobile Space

    October 14, 2011

    We learned a few lessons from the last mobile moment: 1: get a better camera, 2: make sure our faces don't disappear, 3: don't have the background be a bunch of empty shelves (personally I thought it was entertaining.) Hopefully you find the quality of this version a little better.

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    • Android
    • News

    Mobile Processing Conference 2011

    October 13, 2011

    We are excited to announce that Vokal will be sponsoring the 2011 Mobile Processing Conference. The Mobile Processing Conference is a yearly conference hosted by the UIC Innovation Center in support of Chicago's creative and development communities. The 2011 conference, held from November 11-13, 2011, will focus on the Android and JavaScript modes of Processing 2.0.

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    • News

    Tech Talent in Chicago: Where and How Sizzling Startups Are Finding Interns, New Grads, and Seasoned Pros

    October 03, 2011

    Demand for technology talent – designers, developers, project managers, engineers - continues to soar in Chicago. At DePaul, we hear daily from startups, small businesses, and growing firms who want to access students for interns and graduates for full-time positions. But beyond universities, how are companies finding candidates and how are talented technologists finding the best jobs? What is driving the increase in demand and when will the talent supply catch up?

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    • Mobile Moment

    Introducing: VOKAL Mobile Moment

    September 30, 2011

    This is our first ever VOKAL Mobile Moment! Each Friday we will be posting a short 5-10 minute video where we talk shop. We will try and focus each session on a topic that we randomly come up with or that anyone wants to hear us talk about… most likely having to do with development, design, testing and anything else related to the awesomeness of the mobile space.

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    • News

    TechWeek 2011: Develop Your Business on Mobile Devices

    July 01, 2011

    So you’ve established your business and are ready to make it available on a mobile device. Now what?

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    • News
    • iPhone
    • iOS

    SonicBids Gig Finder now available for iPhone!

    June 28, 2011

    Sonicbids' Gig Finder iPhone app gives musicians access to gigs opportunities of all kinds. With this easy to use app, you can search and browse the thousands of gigs found on Sonicbids from the palm of your hand.

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    • Android
    • News

    Charter now available on Android!

    March 15, 2011

    The Charter Mobile App brings the world of Charter right to Android™ – for FREE! This app lets you do all kinds of amazing things. 

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    • iPad
    • iPhone
    • Labs

    Installing an Ad Hoc Distribution on your iOS device

    February 28, 2011

    .zip or .ipa? These directions are best practices for using a .zip file... If you are running Windows Vista or would like to use an .ipa file instead you might find these instructions a little more useful.

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    • iPad
    • iPhone
    • Labs

    How to find the UDID (Unique Device Identifier) for an iOS device

    February 28, 2011

    You can only install programs that have been approved by Apple on your iOS device (all applications in the App Store have been approved by Apple.) So in the case of beta testing, we need to register any beta customers' UDID with apple. This is Apples way of approving the beta application for installation.

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