Contents tagged with spa

  • Configuring Web Apps To Behave Like Native Apps on iOS

    There are a number of things you can do with your web-based application to have it behave like a native iOS application.  One of these I mentioned previously, which is to disable the user’s ability to zoom in and out using pinch gestures.  In addition, you can hide the Safari user interface “chrome” so that the user is unaware they’re in a browser.  You can also add splash screens and customize the icon that is shown when users add the web application to their device’s home screen. Hide Safari Browser UI This is referred to as “standalone mode” for your web application, and is accomplished with this meta tag: <meta name="apple-mobile-web-app-capable" content="yes" /> … more

  • Getting Started with Single Page Applications in ASP.NET

    One of the new features in ASP.NET MVC 4 (Beta) is a new project template for Single Page Applications (SPA).  You can download the latest version of MVC4 from  Once you have that installed, get started by creating a new ASP.NET MVC 4 project: You’ll immediately be asked another question about exactly what kind of project you’re looking to create.  This is only asked on project creation, but it’s possible in the future you’ll be able to mix and match these kinds of templates and the resources they provide in a more ad hoc manner, after projects are created, in the future.  For now, though, to check out Single Page Applications, choose that … more