May 2012 Entries

Agile methodologies and pricing quotes/estimates

While reading an article about Agile ("Agile grows up and new challenges emerge") I found this quote: Agile thinking requires us to recognize that we cannot plan further than we can see, and that predictions and estimates become hazier the further into the future we try to project. This recognition makes the traditional concepts of carved-in-stone estimates, schedules, and even corporate strategies untenable. If we can’t know what the marketplace will look like in three years, much less how our teams will choose to respond to the new realities, what’s the point in planting stakes in...

Metro theme for jQuery Mobile

A few days back I mentioned the iOS theme for jQuery mobile, and today I stumbled across a Metro theme. Looks good. Feels like there’s a lot of buzz going on around jQuery mobile at the moment, and that it’s maturing nicely. One other little thing the metro post contains is a simple (but useful) snippet of JavaScript that you can use to detect WP7 devices and switch to this sheet accordingly, giving you a nice and easy way to support iOS and WP7 on your jQuery mobile site. What else could you want to support? ...