Congratulations to Element 84’s Brett Mclaughlin on the publication of his latest book, PHP & MySQL: The Missing Manual! This is his 10th book with O’Reilly Media. Other titles include What is HTML5, What is Node, and Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design.Read more >>
Element 84 will be hosting our first Skillshare class tonight: So you want a mobile app? There’s a class for that. There are still some spots left, if you’d like to register. We’ll be talking about the history and capability of mobile devices and the strategy for getting your business or site on mobile devices. We look forward to... Read more >>
We are pleased to announce that the iPhone app for SeizureTracker.com has been released and is on the App Store! There is a great write-up on SeizureTracker’s website. Element 84 created an app that fully syncs data between the iPhone and the website to allow epileptic patients to log all of their medication and seizure events in... Read more >>
Well, iOS5 is out, and that means that Head First iPhone and iPad Development officially needs some tweaking to work with the latest tools!Read more >>
Things have been pretty exciting here in Element 84 land. We’ve moved into a new office, located in Old Town Alexandria. It’s a great location, feel free to stop by! Our new address is: 101 N. Columbus St., Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314.
This was one of those small business moments that we found to be really exciting. Having... Read more >>
JRubyConf 2011 was two weeks ago on August 3rd and 4th where I gave a talk entitled "Building the Magic Web Service". My presentation covered how the NASA ECHO developers built a Ruby gem using existing Java libraries to make SOAP web service requests. One of the topics my talk covered was the use of metaprogramming in JRuby with Java... Read more >>
Head First iPhone and iPad Development is shipping as we speak, which is very exciting! Updating Head First iPhone was a daunting task this time around, there have been lots of developments with iOS development since we printed the first time. Timing the release of the book around those updates was tricky, especially with the well-known Apple secrecy around new... Read more >>