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Best buy discontinuing mobile platform for smart home devices


Monday, September 9, 2019 by

Best Buy has announced it is discontinuing its mobile app platform for controlling its Insignia brand of smart home devices. Some of the products include its Insignia smart wall plugs, Wi-Fi light switches, smart camera, and its Wi-Fi freezer. Chris Olson, CEO of The Media TrustIn the post GDPR world, operating an app, not to mention a smart home platform, will be co...


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Apple subsidiary FileMaker rebrands as Claris


Tuesday, August 6, 2019 by

Today at their 24th annual DevCon, FileMaker, Inc. unveiled the start of a new chapter in the company’s history as Claris International. In addition, the company announced its acquisition of Stamplay, a service that helps businesses of all sizes integrate data from third-party cloud services into their apps with easy-to-use connectors. The acquisition of Stamplay ...


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FileMaker 18 low code custom app making platform arrives


Thursday, May 30, 2019 by

The FileMaker 18 low-code platform is here from FileMaker Inc (Apple subsidiary) and features a range of enhancements,  from an improved user interface to a larger offering of security controls. FileMaker reports that more than 50 thousand companies use the FileMaker Platform to create custom apps to solve their unique challenges and drive growth. While custom a...


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Next generation low code platforms snub citizen developers


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Analysts have touted the growth of high productivity application development platforms which are attractive to many enterprises unable to find the necessary digital talent. These evolving platforms, also described as no or low code, focus on increasing productivity over traditional software development by expanding the pool of talent that can deliver apps. Many professi...


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Low code app platform FileMaker Go hits 4 million downloads


Tuesday, September 25, 2018 by

FileMaker, Inc. has said that its FileMaker Go app for iPad and iPhone has reached 4 million downloads from the iTunes App Store. This milestone is a testament to the enduring success and popularity of FileMaker - and they say it underscores the company’s commitment to helping organizations of all sizes work better, solve problems and innovate. &nb...


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Low code development platform gets an update from Filemaker


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 by

The low-code mobile app platform FileMaker, Inc. has announced the release of the FileMaker 17 platform which features starter apps and master-details layouts in hopes to make app development easier, and faster when using their tools. It also includes a redesigned FileMaker Server Admin Console and new FileMaker Admin API to help streamline custom app management.Compani...


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Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


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Is this the age of the singlepurpose App


Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Any time there is more than one way to do something, there will be debate about which way is best. The topic of building apps for mobile platforms has been subject to such discussions for years now. Systems architects, industry experts, developers and others have verbally tussled over whether it makes more sense to build multiple single-purpose apps or one multi-purpose...


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Mobile games inapp advertising chat with Jun Group


Friday, October 13, 2017 by

People are spending an increasing amount of their mobile time in-app. In fact, comScore reports that in 2017, people will spend 87% of their mobile time using applications. A natural corollary to this statistic is the kind of apps that are most popular. Apple reports that the number one app category in the iTunes Store is gaming.A recent study conducted by video technol...


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Akatsuki launches new office in LA


Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by

Japanese mobile gaming company Akatsuki Inc. has launched a far-reaching Los Angeles based entertainment production company to develop, finance and produce feature films and content across all platforms for the global marketplace.The self-financed company will initially focus on developing strategic partnerships between Hollywood and Japanese companies to acquire, devel...


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What the iPhone X and iOS 11 mean to app developers


Tuesday, September 12, 2017 by

The excitement of Apple launch day always reminds me of the Willy Wonka “opening of the gates”, you know - where the public gets a peek inside Apple's secret factory for a brief moment. But this year the Apple event feels a bit different. Maybe it’s the recent leaks, maybe it’s because we all know Apple is facing a ceiling of innovation they have to punch through - and ...


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Building a viral app platform


Monday, August 28, 2017 by

With the 1 year anniversary of Pokemon Go fresh in our minds, it's fair to wonder why more mobile games have not reached the same level of success. Many have made an initial splash but failed to maintain the momentum necessary to achieve viral status. One notable exception is Trivia Crack. Since it's release in 2013, the mobile gaming sensation has been downloaded more ...


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Apperian announces new security capabilities


Monday, July 3, 2017 by

Apperian, an Arxan company and provider of mobile application management (MAM) and security solutions, has announced several platform enhancements, which increase the security of enterprise mobile app data. These updates take advantage of native device capabilities, multiple industry protocols and additional password controls, to provide a solution for distributing secu...


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$100M in app developer funds available to build Cloudflare apps


Friday, June 30, 2017 by

Cloudflare, an Internet performance and security company, is introducing the all-new Cloudflare Apps, a free platform that enables developers to build applications that leverage their global infrastructure and distribute them to the more than six million users on their network. As part of this new platform, the company is announcing the $100 million Cloudflare Developer...


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FileMaker updates to version 16 and packs a punch


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 by

FileMaker, Inc. announced the release of the FileMaker 16 Platform, the latest version of its custom app platform. Their platform includes everything needed to create, share, and run custom apps for business teams. This simplifies and accelerates the design and delivery of custom apps for mobile, cloud and on-premises deployments. The FileMaker 16 Platform packs powerfu...


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Catching up with Red Hat Mobile to talk about low code in the enterprise


Tuesday, April 25, 2017 by

Low code is a movement that has emerged in the marketplace in recent times, not only for mobile but also for business process management (BPM) and other application development areas. What company can resist the pull of low-cost and relatively fast development times? Especially when it's as simple as a drag and drop gesture away. So it's not surprising that many big nam...


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Becoming a citizen developer


Thursday, April 6, 2017 by

Editors note: Guest submission by Oren Ariel, CTO and Cofounder, CaprizaThe latest numbers show that the Personal Computer market shrank another 6% in 2016, the third consecutive year of slowing sales. Smartphone sales continued to grow, and internet traffic from mobile devices actually exceeded traffic from PCs for the first time in October of 2016. Mobile is the new e...


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Drag and drop app building platform now includes VR-AR elements


Sunday, February 5, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform, has announced the integration of their newest virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) features into their no-code platform, allowing small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) to easily integrate immersive technology into their apps, further enhancing the user experience. That means that there is nothing...


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Angular and VS 2017 support from Progress comes with new UI components


Thursday, February 2, 2017 by

Release of Telerik DevCraft R1 2017 enhances offerings for modern web and mobile UI developmentProgress announced the latest release of the Progress Telerik DevCraft suite, a complete UI toolbox for web, mobile and desktop development. New capabilities support the latest programming frameworks and IDEs, including Angular, Visual Studio 2017, jQuery 3, ASP.NET Core and X...


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Metrological wants you to develop content that goes Over The Top


Wednesday, December 28, 2016 by

Metrological has announced a new method for operators to deploy premium Over-The-Top(OTT) content on Set-Top boxes (STBs). By using cloud-based frameworks and standardized key components, operators can streamline premium OTT integrations and speed up the time to market. Key features:- Simplified player abstraction- Security and provisioning- Code streamlining, reducing ...


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New Cloudflare Apps platform to deliver accessibility for customers and developers


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Cloudflare, an internet performance and security company, has announced the acquiring of Eager Platform Co., an app platform for web property owners. The acquisition joins Cloudflare’s global network with Eager’s platform to create a next-generation app platform experience that is secure, seamless, and easy to use for customers of all technical backgrounds.The platform ...


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Meet the worlds first iMessage game development startup


Monday, December 5, 2016 by

At the Slush conference in Helsinki, MojiWorks Limited announced it's formation and seed funding from Sunstone Capital and Lifeline Ventures.MojiWorks has been founded by Matthew Wiggins (CEO) and Alan Harding (CTO), veteran technology leaders & entrepreneurs and previously founders of Wonderland Software which was acquired by Zynga in 2011. MojiWorks will be based ...


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Three enterprise app providers that are leveraging social media


Friday, October 28, 2016 by

Let’s face it. Social media has become an integral part of everyday life, enabling near-instant communication and updates with friends located around the globe. The ease at which people can quickly pick up and learn social media apps like Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter has not gone unnoticed by the enterprise software community, and businesses have discovered that repl...


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A Recipe for a Best Selling App


Monday, May 16, 2016 by

The introduction of the smartphone and app stores sparked a revolution for developers, giving them a new platform to provide entertainment, education, tools and so much more to the masses, right at their fingertips. Millions of apps are available today and thousands of new products pop up daily. However, rapid adoption leads to market saturation - how can a consume...


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Microsoft to Acquire the Xamarin Mobile App Development Platform


Thursday, February 25, 2016 by

Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire Xamarin and its mobile app development platform. The two companies have a history of working together as the companies collaborated in building Xamarin integration into Visual Studio, Microsoft Azure, Office 365 and Microsoft’s Enterprise Mobility SuiteIn conjunction with Visual Studio, Xamarin provides a mobile develop...


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Google's Project Tango Virtual Reality Platform Featured on New Lenovo Smartphone


Tuesday, January 12, 2016 by

Lenovo has announced the upcoming release of the first consumer-ready smartphone with available with Google’s Project Tango technology which gives an Android powered mobile device the ability to navigate the physical world with a new kind of spatial perception by adding advanced computer vision, image processing, and special vision sensors.Available in summer 2016, the ...


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Red Hat's Mobile App Platform Includes New Push Notification Capabilities


Wednesday, December 30, 2015 by

The main focus of the recently released Version 3.6 of the Feed Henry’s (which is now owned by Red Hat) cross platform Mobile Application Platform (MHP) is the integration of the Aerogear UnifiedPush Server into the platform which provides improved iOS, Android and Windows Phone push notification functionality. Also new is Windows 10 support.With the UnifiedPush Server ...


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Sencha Releases Updated JavaScript HTML5 Web App Platform


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by

Sencha has announced new web application development offerings with the general availability release of Sencha Ext JS 6 and revamped Sencha Web Application Manager (formerly known as Sencha Space), part of the new Sencha Web Application Lifecycle Management Platform.Sencha Ext JS 6 offers a JavaScript framework for building cross-platform web applications targeting desk...


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May 2015 Issue of App Developer Magazine Digs Deep Into IoT, Continuous Delivery, and More


Friday, May 8, 2015 by

Want to get your head around IoT? The May issue of App Developer Magazine focuses on helping app developers do just that, with cover article about how IoT is going to effect business developers. Of course, the issue doesn’t just focus on IoT, including a heavy dose of enterprise development news, monetization strategies, marketing techniques, localization, continuo...


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Mapping the Mobile App Platform RFP


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by

Besides an organizational course-correction towards mobile-first strategies, we are  seeing the mobile enterprise shift to agile and open technologies. As organizations mature from developing one-off tactical apps, they continue to evolve their mobile strategies to drive new revenue streams and business models.The increasing volume of apps, the complexity of connec...


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Embarcadero Releases Major Updates for Its RAD Studio XE8 Connected App Platform


Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by

Embarcadero Technologies has released a major update to its RAD Studio XE8  connected app platform. Included in this new release is the ability for Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ developers to leverage their Windows VCL applications and build expanded, innovative solutions for mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).RAD Studio XE8 delivers connectivi...


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Windows 10 Developer Tooling Technical Preview Released


Friday, March 27, 2015 by

The Windows developer team has released to the Windows Insiders community the first technical preview of the Windows 10 developer tooling.As a preview, do not expect a completely finished product, instead you get the opportunity to experiment with the new platform capabilities while Microsoft continues working to finish Windows 10.Here are some of the top features of th...


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Updates on the Windows 10 Developer Platform Strategy and Universal App Platform


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by

Microsoft is planning to take all of us down a platform convergence journey with Windows 10 – the question is, are we riding a Donky or a Porsche? That sounds harsh, but the Windows 8 experience left many underwhelmed and confused. However, in a world of wet behind the ears startups, Microsoft benefits from the long view as the industry is still in the infancy figu...


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Microsoft Releases First Windows 10 Technical Preview for Phones


Saturday, February 14, 2015 by

Microsoft has announced its first build of Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones is now available for Windows Insiders. Windows 10 has the same core platform for PCs, tablets and phones, and participating in the program for phones will work much in the same way it has been working for PCs.Microsoft’s Gabe Aul says that this is the earliest publicly available preview t...


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In Advance of CES, AT&T Announces Drive and AT&T Drive Studio Connected Car Initiatives at Its Developer Conference and Hackathon


Monday, January 5, 2015 by

AT&T’s Developer Conference and Hackathon had a decidedly connected slant which explains the company’s announcements on Monday as it moves forward with its AT&T Drive and AT&T Drive Studio connected car initiatives. These two programs are evolving to facilitate the ability for developers to work with automotive manufacturers to integrate apps.Highlights of t...