Free COVID-19 application launches from Sygic
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 by Richard Harris
The volunteers from global navigation vendor Sygic and other technology companies have developed a mobile application, which aims to slow down the spread of the novel coronavirus. The new application uses GPS and Bluetooth sensors to determine if the user came into contact with an infected person in the last 14 days.
The application Covid-19 for mobile phones w...
App Search on Elasticsearch Service launches
Thursday, February 6, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Elastic the company behind Elasticsearch and the Elastic Stack, is excited to announce the general availability of Elastic App Search on Elasticsearch Service.
Elastic App Search is a ready-to-use, fully complete search solution with user-friendly relevance tuning and analytics built-in. And starting today, users can deploy App Search instances with the click of a bu...
Apple Search Ads support from Appbi
Friday, November 9, 2018 by Richard Harris
Apple Search Ads is Apple’s proprietary ad platform that offers iOS mobile app publishers a way to get their app found through app store specific searches. It’s reported that 65 - 80 percent of all app installs happen after a search through the app store. So understanding the challenges with being discovered through searches in the app store is a big deal.
Using GraphQL for building internal apps quickly
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 by Tanmai Gopal
The transition from IT’s role in organizations, from a mere horizontal function to one of a strategic advantage, is playing out the world over. However, most change management techniques behind these efforts tend to disproportionately focus on end-user facing software - often at the cost of intra-organization or internal applications (apps).
Internal apps prope...
Assemble your FlatPacked Composite App in No Time with Microservices
Sunday, August 21, 2016 by Ron Gidron
Sometimes the best ideas seem obvious. Why didn’t I think of that, and how did we ever do without it? Microservices could do for software engineering what IKEA did for furniture making. If we can buy ready-made application components then custom apps can be built easier and faster. A quick definition: Microservices are ready-made, self-sufficient solutions to manag...
Online Mobile Web Coding Conference to be Held October 1214
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 by Richard Harris
O'Reilly is offering a three day online conference offering training on how to leverage mobile device hardware for responsive sites, progressive web apps (PWA), and optimized mobile interfaces. The conference will be held October 12–14 and training will be from 9AM – 1PM PDT.The interactive workshop focus on creating sites and applications that work across a wide variet...
New URX App Search API Helps Mobile Developers Use Deep Links to Predict What’s Next for Users
Monday, August 25, 2014 by Richard Harris
URX has announced a new beta App Search API which enables developers to find and link users directly to relevant actions inside other apps. With the API, developers can use deep links to help users with what’s next as they use their devices.For example, say you are reading this article on your ADM mobile app (shameless plug, we know!) If we had integrated the URX App Se...
iOS 8 App Store Changes That Will Help Indie Developers
Monday, July 7, 2014 by Richard Harris
Over the past couple of years Apple inadvertently hampered the ability for Indie developers to gain exposure in the app store by changing the way users interact with the app store in general. Letting giant app publishers pay for downloads with incentives, changing the way search results appear, and the browsing experience overall has only gone to hurt, rather than...
Is Apple Fiddling with the iPhone and iPad App Search Algorithms
Friday, December 20, 2013 by Richard Harris
What does it take to cause a seismic shift to the iOS App Store? We have no official word, but the folks at MOBILEDEVHQ think so, reporting earlier this week that they were seeing substantial amounts of change across search rankings.
In a blog post, the company reported the findings and that developers are likely to see their keyword search rankings shift. Th...