I recently updated the PhoneGap plugin for Twilio Client (a VoIP SDK for iOS and Android) to support Cocoapods. This means that you can use this plugin with automated builds now! cordova plugin add twilio-client-phonegap-plugin Version 1.1.0 is published to npm (https://www.npmjs.com/package/twilio-client-phonegap-plugin) See the GitHub repo for more: https://github.com/jefflinwood/twilio_client_phonegap… Read More


I just taught a two day in-person corporate training class that was a basic introduction to cloud development and databases for software developers. This class used Amazon Web Services (AWS), MySQL, MongoDB, and Java 8 for the core technologies. We built a microservice web application with the Spark microframework for Java that provided a RESTful… Read More


Austin’s no-kill animal rescue organization, Austin Pets Alive! had the honor of being selected as one of the possible projects for the ATX Hack For Change at St. Edwards University on June 2-4, 2017. My wife Cheri and I ran into one of the organizers at OSCON in early May, and we were able to… Read More


Every year, I get the privilege of teaching a class at the University of Texas at Austin (with Robert Quigley) where the students get to decide what mobile application project they are going to bring to life, and how they are going to design, test, build, and market it! This is a really creative class… Read More