January 7, 2013 in Learn
Progressive Enhancement with Responsive Web Design and Flash
I know, I know. Responsive web design is the messiah and Flash is pure evil. So why would you ever want to combine them? Is such a thing even possible? Living in a Flash Fantasyland In December of 2012, the…
December 24, 2012 in Learn
Using HTML5 Input Types to Enhance The Mobile Browsing Experience
Browsing the web on mobile devices has become incredbily popular over the past few years. However the browsing experience on these devices can sometimes leave a lot to be desired. This is especially true when it comes to filling in forms. Luckily…
December 18, 2012 in Learn
Native Feeling HTML5 Mobile Apps | Treehouse Show Ep. 21
In this episode of the Treehouse Show, Jason Seifer and Jim Hoskins talk about achieving a native feel for your HTML5 mobile apps, which fonts to use for mobile apps, the new Hammer for Mac, and CSS smells. Here are…
November 30, 2012 in Learn
How to Create an Animated Button in iOS | Treehouse Quick Tip
Learn how to create an animated button for your iOS App. Animated buttons are created using the classes UIButton and UIImage. A smooth animation can be achieved by using a series of images animated over a short duration. The first…
November 28, 2012 in Learn
Mobile Design is More Than a Tight Fit
It’s not easy, doing the same with less. Screen sizes have steadily increased since the web was invented, and web designers have learned to use that space well. Grid systems start around 960 pixels wide and allow for unlimited depth….
November 26, 2012 in Learn
Thank You, Android!
2012 was a banner year for Android, and I’m very thankful to have been a small part of it. New apps, new operating system features, and a bunch of new and exciting phones and tablets have given us a lot…
November 12, 2012 in Learn
Running Your Business on Mobile
As challenging as starting your own business can be, it can be just as difficult to keep your eye on your company’s day to day operations. But just as millions of people have embraced their phones and tablets for content…
October 15, 2012 in Learn
The Beginner’s Guide to Android
If you ask someone what an iPhone is, the answer is pretty obvious, and even people unfamiliar with iPhones are likely to be able to tell you pretty accurately what it is. But if you ask, “What’s an Android?” you…
October 2, 2012 in Treehouse News
Introducing the Treehouse Jobs Team
Our Mission at Treehouse is to teach skills that will help you achieve your dreams and change the world. For some of you that might be starting your own business, making a website to showcase your art, or building a…
October 1, 2012 in Learn
Announcing the Future Insights World Tour!
Do you know what the best indicator for Fall conference season is? It’s not the weather. It’s not the endless hashtags that you need to block. It’s not the empty offices. It’s the Christmas decorations that line the shelves. Seriously….
September 28, 2012 in Learn
Who Wins The Fight Between Android and iOS in 2012?
I’m so done with the iPhone vs. Android debate. They both win. There it is–an Android developer admits that iPhones are cool, too. Okay, back to the debate–it’s over! Do we really care about the latest specs or screen sizes…
September 20, 2012 in Learn
At The Crossroads of Technology and Business: Mobile Payments
I was at the local farmer’s market this past weekend, doing my usual shopping rounds and as I came up to the counter raggedy desk to pay, I realized I didn’t have any cash with me. I quickly apologized to the…