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Software-engineering-interview-preparation

Software engineering interview preparation


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

Preparing for a software engineer interview can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to prepare answers on standard questions about strengths, weaknesses, and why you want a particular job, but you also have to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills - you have to prove your coding chops.This isn’t easy when you don’t know what types of problems you will be asked...


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Okularion: The first VR and AR headset in one


Wednesday, December 21, 2016 by

HKLA Studio has released Okularion, the first standalone wireless mixed reality (virtual reality and augmented reality) headset on the market. The headset is available through a Kickstarter campaign for a special early bird pricing of $200 and will retail under $300, including two controllers. Okularion is designed to allow the user the freedom to experience AR and VR w...


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The Growing Benefits of Cross Platform App Development With V-Play


Saturday, August 20, 2016 by

We recently visited with Christian Feldbacher, co-founder and CEO of V-Play, to discuss the growing benefits of cross-platform development and how V-Play aims to make it easier than ever for developers to bring their apps to market.ADM: Who is V-Play? What does the company do?Feldbacher: V-Play provides a cross-platform development tool for mobile app and game developer...


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IncrediBuild Now Supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 and Windows 10


Thursday, August 13, 2015 by

IncrediBuild’s latest release of IncrediBuild 7 now supports Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 (including Visual Studio Community) and Windows 10.IncrediBuild is a Visual Studio 2015 Sim-Ship partner and, in line with Visual Studio 2015’s increased focus on gaming, IncrediBuild 7 offers the opportunity to accelerate the latest version of Unreal Engine for both compilation an...


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NVIDIA Tegra Android Development Pack Now AndroidWorks Development Platform for All Android Devices


Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by

Formerly known as Tegra Android Development Pack, NVIDIA AndroidWorks 1R1 provides a full suite of native application development tools for Android - now available for all Android platforms.This release includes support for NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor with NVIDIA Maxwell PC graphics architecture in the all-new NVIDIA SHIELD; providing the latest Android NDK and NDK64 r10d...


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SOA is Not a Mobile Backend


Friday, May 1, 2015 by

The rise of mobile devices finally pushed the adoption of web services into the mainstream of application development. But years before this, companies used web services to build sophisticated service-oriented architectures for application development and integration. Some of the API management companies have even tried to adopt SOA systems for the new world of mobile d...


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Google at GDC 2015 Launches New Tools for Android Development Monetization, Analytics and TV


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 by

Google has introduced new tools and features for Android developers at its Developer Day during the Game Developers Conference. The new offerings include analytics for Google Play Games, new advertising options for AdMob and a Nearby Connections API for Android TV. Google has introduced Player Analytics, giving developers access to Android analytics repor...


GEMS-Moves-Android-Development-Forward-Through-CryptoCurrency

GEMS Moves Android Development Forward Through CryptoCurrency


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by

GEMS development team is turning to CryptoCurrency and is aiming to become the “Bitcoin of social networks.” The company recently announced it will be using open-source Telegram to power its free Android mobile app, set to hit the Google Play Store on June 30, 2015. The app will also be available for users integrating third-party messaging apps developed on Telegra...


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Android Development Sought On Christmas Eve By Hospitality Businesses


Wednesday, December 17, 2014 by

Hospitality organizations are seeking out Android development on Christmas Eve. All hospitality businesses are desiring to stay ahead of their competition by including mobile offerings. Android apps in particular have been a sought out mobile app by hospitality companies such those in motel, hotel, traveler, tour and restaurant areas.ARC's 360 Travel Report&nb...


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Google Releases Updated Tools to Develop C and C++ Apps for Android


Monday, November 17, 2014 by

Google has released the 1.0 version of fplutil, a set of small libraries and tools by Fun Propulsion Labs at Google (the FPL in fplutil) that can be useful when developing C/C++ applications for Android. The Fun Propulsion Labs is a team within Google that's dedicated to advancing gaming on Android and other platforms.The work by Fun Propulsion Labs on fplutil ...


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A Fast App is a Successful App: Tips for Developing Enterprise Mobile Apps that Don’t Leave Employees Waiting


Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by

When we listen to the criteria enterprise users take into account when judging the quality of the mobile apps they use, we hear two more often than others: app speed and app responsiveness. Nowadays no one likes to wait (or, perhaps more accurately, nowadays we don’t tolerate waiting). When users see the message “waiting for download” pumping the brakes on their product...


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Android Developer Team Offers Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals Course


Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by

Developing Android Apps: Android Fundamentals is an online training course featuring Google Developer Advocates Reto Meier, Dan Galpin, and Katherine Kuan, working with the team at Udacity. The Android dev team says that the class is “advanced and technical enough for experienced developers who are new to Android , maybe even new to mobile , but not new to programming.”...


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Moto360 Smartwatch Looks Like a Watch, Will That Turn Off Techies


Friday, May 30, 2014 by

It's easy to imagine a Star Trek engineer wearing Google Glass as he/she walks through the Starship Enterprise virtually checking the ships systems as they go. It’s not so easy to imagine doing the same with the Moto360. Unless they go back in time to 1983, then they probably would fit right in.I’m not knocking the Moto360, I’m just wondering how early adopting tec...


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New Component Allows Xamarin Android Apps to Integrate Amazon Fire TV


Friday, May 9, 2014 by

Xamarin has announced a new Amazon Fire TV Component to allow Xamarin Android apps to integrate Amazon Fire TV features such as Notifications and Game Controller.With Xamarin’s new Fire TV API developers have access to the in-box Fire TV remote, the Amazon Fire game controller, and other game controllers that support the Bluetooth HID gamepad profile.To gets starte...


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BlackBerry Offers Additional Options to Port Android Apps


Friday, April 11, 2014 by

BlackBerry has announced a new beta for their BlackBerry Tools for Android Development, which offers new features and support offerings.Last October, BlackBerry announced the availability of the second iteration of their Android development tools to port Android apps to BlackBerry 10. This release introduced the BlackBerry ADB Proxy Manager, which allows the ability to ...


Smart-TV-App-Market:-Fragmentation-Rules

Smart TV App Market: Fragmentation Rules


Monday, January 13, 2014 by

This is the time of year where TV manufacturers, console manufacturers and others with a vested interest in the consumer TV industry launch and announce new products and services. This is the result of the domination of CES, where anything and everything in consumer technology is rolled out for the year.And you might have noticed a recent flurry of news relating to the ...


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Add Functionality Similar to Skype or FaceTime Into Your Apps With QuickBlox


Thursday, November 21, 2013 by

QuickBlox, a cloud backend (mBaaS) platform has released video calling SDK libraries and code samples for iOS and Android allowing developers and publishers to add functionality similar to Skype or Facetime into their apps. Of backend as a service platforms, QuickBlox is the first to provide the video chat working between iOS and Android. 6,000 app publishers are alread...


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Google Announces Release of App Engine 1.8.2


Monday, July 22, 2013 by

On the Google Cloud blog the company has announced the release of App Engine 1.8.2 which includes improvements for large-scale application development, developer tooling, runtimes and a new dedicated memcache service. App Engine's new shared and dedicated memcache service requires no code changes when moving to dedicated memcache from shared and billing enabled apps ca...


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Google Provides Early Access Preview of Android Studio


Friday, May 24, 2013 by

Android development using native Java has mostly come in the form of the developer downloading eclipse then grabbing the necessary Android plugins needed to develop in. But now Google is providing developers the opportunity to test drive its new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA which was announced at the recent Google I/O 2013. Simil...


Getting-Started-with-Android-Studio

Getting Started with Android Studio


Thursday, May 16, 2013 by

Android Studio is a new Android development environment based on IntelliJ IDEA. Similar to Eclipse with the ADT Plugin, Android Studio provides integrated Android developer tools for development and debugging. On top of the capabilities you expect from IntelliJ, Android Studio offers:    Gradle-based build support.    Android-specific refactoring and...


Android-Developer-Survey

Android Developer Survey


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by

Android developers now is your chance to give Google some input on how they are doing with regards to Android Development. They have published a survey specifically targeting Android developers to help them understand the challenges and processes that we are facing today with regards to development.The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and you will be asked ques...


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