Working with 9 patch images for Android

The use of 9 patch images for Android development is to help keep the app lower in the size. We can use 9 patch images for the buttons & backgrounds.

9patch image works like the scalable Graphic in the android & we can define the scalable area of the image. It has a slightly different approach in creating the 9patch images.

Scalable Area: Scalable area defines the area which is going to be scaled as per the content. The black patch to the Left & Top side of the image defines vertical & horizontal scaling area […]

Unveiling the Mysteries of US Healthcare – Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP)

If you are associated with the US healthcare industry in any way, you must have already tried to put your brain around the Medicare Shared Savings Program (MSSP). And I can totally understand that it must be taking its toll on you already…. But have faith; the MSSP might be the biggest thing that has happened to US healthcare ever since the introduction of Medicare and Medicaid program in the 1960s. And if you are planning to turn a blind eye towards this revolution in the US healthcare, you might just end up facing […]

Tech Digest – Week 14, 2014

Azure helping Microsoft to be ahead of the pack in Cloud

Microsoft Azure, the cloud platform, is one of the best in business. One of the standout features that Azure provides is the .NET backend support, single sign-on through the new Microsoft Azure Preview Portal.  With Mobile services and now Visual Studio, end-to-end development using Microsoft’s cloud is looking like a more feasible reality.

Developers are getting more enticed by its new offerings which promise cloud without complexity.

However Microsoft has a lot of catching up to do in the awake of recent price cuts between […]

Build Mobile Applications with jQuery mobile and MVC 4

Today, developing a mobile application is easy, but running it on multiple mobile devices with adaptive UI is a bit challenging. But jQuery mobile framework has made life easy for us to develop a single web site or application that can work on all popular Smartphones, Tablets and Desktop platforms.

In this introductory tutorial, I will give you an overview on how to use jQuery mobile with MVC 4 to build a modular mobile application that looks and feels very similar to a native app running on a device. You will find it useful as […]

Tech Digest – Week 13, 2014

Adopting Cloud and how the network now strikes back

With each passing day the number of IT people taking the plunge and opting for Cloud is only increasing. Considering the benefits that Cloud Computing confers, this doesn’t really come as a big surprise, especially with the kind of freedom Cloud to employees to work where they want to work from along with the advantage of cost cutting for businesses.

However for any software as soon as the initial surge and the dust settles down, the real work begins. It’s no doubt that cloud computing is growing […]