Vendia Share launched for developers
Thursday, February 11, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Vendia announced a $15.5M Series A funding round and launched Vendia Share™ with a free tier for developers. The Series A round, which comes only six months after its initial $5.1M seed round, was led by Canvas Ventures with participation from BMW i Ventures, Sorenson Ventures, and Vendia’s seed stage investors.
Data silos are pervasive within companies, ...
Ignite incubator program launched from NEM Ventures
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
NEM Ventures has announced the launch of the Ignite virtual incubator program, to provide mentoring and financial support for early-stage blockchain startups. Applications are now open to the first cohort of blockchain projects wishing to gain professional support in preparing for commercialization and fundraising rounds, with support from the NEM ecosystem.
Wix Unveils Editor X
Thursday, February 6, 2020 by Richard Harris
Wix.com, Ltd. unveiled Editor X, a website creation platform offering advanced design and layout capabilities specifically targeted to designers and web agencies. The wide, flexible new canvas allows the use of modern CSS technologies including Flexbox and Grid, all with precise drag and drop, so designers and web creators can control the exact position and styling of e...
Nureva adds 13 agile-themed templates to Span Workspace
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
Nureva Inc. announced that it has added 13 agile-themed templates to Span Workspace, Nureva’s expansive cloud-based digital canvas for visual planning and team collaboration. These customizable templates are designed to help teams accelerate common, recurring agile and Scrum activities while improving team engagement and collaboration. They cov...
Enterprise grade low code platform arrives from Kony
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Richard Harris
Kony Inc has a lot to talk about these days. Along with recently being named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Low-Code Development Platforms for AD&D Professionals, Q1 2019, they also sent notice to us that they launched Kony Quantum, a new brand with enhanced capabilities for its next-generation low-code app development platform that aims to deliver rich digita...
Kony now supports making progressive web apps
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by Richard Harris
Kony, Inc. announced new enhancements of its Kony AppPlatform to support Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Kony is the first vendor to support enterprise-grade, low-code PWA development for mission-critical apps. Developers can use Kony’s visual low-code platform to develop PWAs, while leveraging backend services and third-party integrations for building enterprise app...
Adobe announces updates to Adobe XD
Wednesday, September 19, 2018 by Richard Harris
On the Adobe blog, the company announced the new set of features and tools that will be making their way onto the Adobe XD platform. The new update that is themed around letting users create content that is responsive to a number of devices, important functionality that every application designer must utilize.
Mobile application design can be a difficult task to comp...
About that new AdMob open bidding platform
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Great games are magical. They allow players to escape to new worlds, turn into superheroes, and boost their puzzle-solving powers. And with mobile, billions of people across the world are experiencing the magic of games. Global interactive gaming is becoming mainstream, with 2.6 billion gamers in 2017 versus 100 million in 1995. Global gaming revenue is estimated to be ...
Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer
Monday, November 6, 2017 by Angela Yu
Augmented Reality is not new and developers already have tools to create augmented reality (AR) apps. But with Apple’s brand-new ARKit, we’re going to see a massive shift in the landscape as this new framework simplifies the process of building AR experiences for iPhone and iPad. With ARKit in their arsenal, developers are presented with a golden opportunity a...
The HTML5 killer you may not know about
Thursday, September 14, 2017 by Richard Harris
For years HTML has been the universal language for website construction, and it has been impressively resilient in the face of competing languages thus far. It’s been known to have the best combination of speed, security, responsiveness and compatibility of all programming languages on the market. However, the world is expanding beyond the internet browser to mobile and...
NERDS GONE WILD exhibit by Todd Goldman has reached New York
Saturday, July 22, 2017 by Richard Harris
The Ross Art Group, Inc., a popular Midtown New York gallery, has announced “NERDS GONE WILD,” as part of an exclusive exhibit of original art of Todd Goldman artworks that celebrates how the tech industry and art collide. The exhibit titled “NEVER GROW UP” showcases “art you can enjoy seven days a week and it still makes you happy every time you look at it,” Goldman ce...
Mozilla updated Thimble but there is more to the story
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 by Richard Harris
Five Bitbucket AddOns to Make Your Life Easier
Thursday, September 29, 2016 by Tim Pettersen
New Interactive Ink From MyScript Lets You Enable Your Users to Write and Draw
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
MyScript has launched of Interactive Ink a digital ink technology that allows ink editing through gestures and providing device reflow flexibility. Interactive Ink relies on real-time predictive handwriting recognition, made possible by artificial intelligence and neural network architectures. MyScript’s application developer toolkit (ATK) will now include this tec...
New Canvas 8 App Wants Your Data
Thursday, August 4, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Gartner estimates U.S. businesses spend $35 Billion each year filing and retrieving paperwork, McKinsey estimates that 45 percent of work can be automated. To address this, Canvas is announcing a comprehensive refresh to its App and updates to its cloud-based mobile platform with Canvas 8 - simplifying how businesses collect, share and learn from the data they use every...
An Interview with InMobi's Anshul Srivastava Reveals Her Perspective as a Female Developer
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Anshul Srivastava who is a senior software engineer at InMobi, to get her perspective on app development. Anshul Srivastava joined InMobi 2012 and has helped build and implement algorithms for the programmatic unified marketplace.
Anshul has also built an Android app called 'Paintastic' under her developer alias 'Creativity Unlimi...
Qt Releases New Version of Its Cross Platform Development Environment
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by Richard Harris
The newly released Qt 5.5 offers new functionality for the Qt cross platform development environment as well as a more simplified product offering structure. Among the top aspects of the release is the company’s preparation for Windows 10 functionality once it is officially released by Microsoft. Qt is currently running on top of the new WinRT APIs on Windows 8 and...
Qt 5.5 Release Includes Windows 10 Support and New IoT Functionality
Friday, July 3, 2015 by Richard Harris
Qt has released Qt 5.5, the latest version of its cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework. Qt offers a C++ based framework of libraries and tools that enables the development of interactive and cross-platform applications and devices. This latest version extends support for multimedia and graphics creation with 3D capabilities as well as...
Millennial Media Publishes Mobile Mix Research Report
Thursday, March 5, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Millennial Media has published the company’s 2014 Year in Review Mobile Mix report, with last year’s hard numbers and year-over-year comparisons pointing to overall mobile trends that are impacting developers, advertisers and consumers alike. The report provides data-driven insights into the world of mobile and reveals key trends impacting developers, advertisers a...
New Kony Visualizer Offers Multi user Collaboration for Creating Cross Platform Apps
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 by Richard Harris
Kony’s new Kony Visualizer is a new mobile app design solution that enables business users, designers and developers to collaborate and create native and Web mobile app experiences for iOS, Android, Windows and the Web. The next generation Kony Visualizer 2.0 will be available for limited release next month. It provides a single solution that enables coll...
New Dynamsoft SDK Supports Document Scanning for HTML5 Browsers
Monday, September 15, 2014 by Richard Harris
Dynamsoft has announced that it has upgraded its web TWAIN software development kit (SDK) to include support for the development of document scanning modules within the HTML5-based Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox (version 27 and above) browsers. The new abilities were introduced to help solve the problem for developers of browser providers who are phasing out sup...
Epic’s Unreal Engine 4.4 Gaming Platform Released
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Epic has released Unreal Engine 4.4, which includes the first preview release of Unreal Motion Graphics, the company’s new UI design and scripting toolset. Also in this version Behavior Tree Editor, their AI logic tool, is enabled by default and ready for use. This latest version also offers improvements to the Persona Animation Editor and Paper 2D. Support for And...
FabZat Updates SDK for Offering In Game Monetization through Custom Merchandising
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by Richard Harris
FabZat has updated its SDK which allows developers to monetize app users buy providing the opportunity to purchase real, personalized items, including high definition and full color 3D printing of game characters, vehicles, trophies, and more.FabZat is bucking the trend of monetizing virtual goods to instead offer physical products. They call it “In-App Custom Merc...
Corona Releases Composer GUI in Latest Version of Mobile SDK
Monday, August 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
Corona Labs has announced the new public release of the Corona SDK. There are a number of new features and fixes in this public release. One of the biggest is that Composer GUI (in beta) is now available to all users of Corona SDK, including the starter and basic version. Also, this build addresses Google Play’s coming deadline conceringn using their advertising ID...
HTML5 App Development With Sencha’s Recently Released Ext JS 5
Thursday, June 12, 2014 by Richard Harris
Sencha’s recent release of Ext JS 5 is the “most comprehensive update to the framework since our inception” according to the company. The product provides an HTML5 development for desktop and mobile apps providing the ability to deliver desktop apps on touch-enabled devices using a single codebase.So Whats New?Unified Events Across Desktops and Touch-screen DevicesExt J...
How to Make Business Apps Without the Need to Code
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 by Alex Bakman
Today over 90% of Americans who own a smartphone while close to half own a tablet. These mobile devices have become the de facto standard devices used in virtually all aspects of our lives today displacing our dependence on laptop and desktop computers. There is, however, a major dilemma taking place in this transition which we have witnessed before. When the IBM ...
New Version of Ludei CocoonJS Provides PhoneGap Alternative for Developers to Compile HTML5 Apps
Saturday, April 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Ludie has announced CocoonJS 2.0, the latest version of its platform which allows developers to compile HTML5 apps.With CocoonJS 2.0 developers can compile their project in the Canvas+, Ludie’s accelerated canvas to accelerate a game, or WebView+, the Chromium-based WebView able to run DOM-based games and apps. This allows developers to take advantage of each ...
CDW Launches App Marketplace to Connect Enterprises with App Developers
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 by Richard Harris
CDW has launched its new App Marketplace as part of its Total Mobility Management portfolio of services. The CDW App Marketplace is a single, online destination that connects organizations with vetted, proven developers of mobile apps for key business functions such as sales support, customer relationship management, human resources systems and more ...
Rescape Debuts First Person Shooter Augmented Reality Platform at Game Developers Conference
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The controller looks kind of weird (black would be a much better color) and a iPhone looks perilously connected - however the guys behind Rescape (13th Lab) might just be onto something. Its an ambitious project, Rescape aims to be the world’s first platform for creating first person shooter experiences that are truly mobile, multi-player and immersive. Using advan...
App Developers Monetize with “Moments”
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
Fitness App Developers Using
Kiip’s Rewards Network Generate $37.5 eCPM (Cost Per Thousand Impressions) and
$0.54 CPE (Cost Per Engagement) on Average
exploring alternative revenue solutions beyond banner ads are successfully
monetizing by identifying “moments” of achievement within their apps.
developers take this moments-base...
Wacom Creative Canvas Was Developed Using Marmalade
Monday, October 7, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade – creators of the award winning cross-platform development tool – today announced that Wacom Co. Ltd. has used Marmalade to develop the ‘Wacom Creative Canvas’ – a graphic drawing application which has been embedded into their new professional creative tablet – ‘Cintiq Companion Hybrid’.Wacom selected Marmalade for its impeccable native performance and ability...
Mozilla Shumway an HTML5 JS renderer for SWF files for Firefox
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 by Richard Harris
Shumway is an HTML5 technology experiment that explores building a faithful
and efficient renderer for the SWF file format without native code
assistance. Many have found it to be an effective path away from Flash into HTML5.
It's community-driven and supported by Mozilla. The goal is to
create a general-purpose, web standards-based platform for parsing and
Browser Based 3D Sketchpad ROMPOLA is Loads of Fun
Thursday, September 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
In another demonstration of HTML5's capability in the browser, I give you a browser based 3D sketchpad called ROMPOLA. It's essentially just a place to draw lines, shapes, colors, etc using a web browser, but the beauty is you are working on 3D canvas layers and can toss things around, pan, tilt, color things up, and such. You won't be able to create detailed 3D drawing...
Anyone Can Make a Windows Phone App Says Microsoft
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 by Richard Harris
Microsoft has released the Windows Phone App Studio, making it easier than ever for non-programmer types to create Windows Phone 8 apps. It's in open Beta and you can give it a try today.With the new App Studio, you get to create apps just by selecting a ready-made template or by using a blank canvas, plugging in your content, and publishing. The underlying e...
Telerik Releases the Updates to Kendo UI HTML5 Framework
Wednesday, July 31, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Updates include the introduction of a "Flat UI" theme for Kendo UI Web and a "Flat UI" universal theme for Kendo UI Mobile, which improves app performance by 30 percent, support for tables in Kendo UI Editor, along with new responsive rendering that adapts across desktop and mobile...