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Aug13 Issue: Communication, a Lesson for Developers

This issue is overflowing with genius editorials covering advanced marketing, new Coppa regulations app developers need to know, how to cash in on your app revenue with game offers, marketing with no money, phonegap, prototyping, communication lessons for developers, and tons more - you won't want to miss it!

Dec13 Issue: Mobile Project Management - Developers Will Tackle Four Times as Many Mobile Projects as Desktop Projects

In this issue we wanted to highlight some year-end topics as well as help propel you forward and prep for 2014! We have some great developer interviews with tips from them on how to stay successful, how to manage your app project, FTC and mobile issues coming, Retail Apps in 2013, LUA language musings, and loads more.

Jan14 Issue: Industry Spotlight - APMETRIX Cloud Based Analytics Solution for Game and App Developers.

Over 12 featured articles and tons of new product news and information inside our first issue of 2014! From app icon trademarks to what you think you know about COPPA is all inside.

Feb14 Issue: Get and Stay Fit For 2014 - Top 3 New Years Resolutions For App Developers

Get advice on how to target your push alerts, use social media to promote your app for free, API monetization, learn about CES 2014, get the top things for entrepreneurs to know about mobile app development, where profits are hiding in the app store, and loads more!

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MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document transactions

MongoDB 4.0 adds support for multi-document transactions

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

MongoDB Inc. announced its plans to add support for multi-document transactions in MongoDB 4.0. While MongoDB’s atomic single-document operations already provide transaction semantics that meet the data integrity needs of the majority of applications, the addition of multi-document transactions will make it easier for developers to address the full spectrum of use cases... Read More
Predict the value of the user behind each new app install with RTP

Predict the value of the user behind each new app install with RTP

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Winclap will be exhibiting its latest product, Real-Time Pricing (RTP), at the upcoming Mobile World Congress taking place in Barcelona, Spain on February 26 through March 1 at booth #8.1E60 in the App Planet Hall.RTP is a pricing tool introduced to the mobile ecosystem offering a new approach to the mobile user acquisition strategy. Unlike the fixed-rate CPI/CPA model,... Read More
New serverless CMS solution wants to take on Wordpress

New serverless CMS solution wants to take on Wordpress

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

Scrivito has announced general availability of their serverless CMS solution, built with ReactJS. Built for digital agencies and medium- to large-sized businesses, the Scrivito looks to help web editors and developers to build, edit and manage all of their different projects.The Web CMS status quo is comprised of aging, unsecure, difficult-to-use and maintenance-heavy o... Read More
NoSQL database benchmark released by ArangoDB

NoSQL database benchmark released by ArangoDB

Thursday, February 22, 2018 by

ArangoDB announced the latest findings of its open source NoSQL performance benchmark series. To enable vendors to respond to the results and contribute improvements, the company has published the necessary scripts required to repeat the benchmark. The goal of the benchmark is to measure the performance of each database system when there is no cache used. The benchmark ... Read More
Building smarter and cheaper IoT deployments with Particle

Building smarter and cheaper IoT deployments with Particle

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 by

Particle introduced their Particle Mesh development kits for pre-order. Particle Mesh creates local networks that collect data, share messages and connect to the Internet. Particle Mesh is uniquely built to solve the IoT issues many companies run into while building connected products. Historically, IoT devices connect directly to the cloud through cellular or Wi-Fi com... Read More
Adikteev mobile marketing platform raises $12M

Adikteev mobile marketing platform raises $12M

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by

Adikteev has secured $12 million in its Series B round for further international growth outside of its home base in France, as well as research and development efforts. “In just five years, Adikteev has reached an unprecedented level of strategic growth from seizing new opportunities in the marketplace,” said Xavier Mariani, CEO of Adikteev. “This new round of funding w... Read More
Expert advice: Tips to help developers cope

Expert advice: Tips to help developers cope

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by

According to a forbes report, being a software developer has it’s perks. From a $168,000 a year average media salary, to being able to have your hand in crafting the Instagrams of tomorrow. But the task of creating flawless code and engineering ideas, comes with challenges.It’s good to share war stories to help each other navigate the waters, so we recently had the chan... Read More
Sensor Fusion Annotation autonomous vehicle API launches

Sensor Fusion Annotation autonomous vehicle API launches

Friday, February 16, 2018 by

Scale API has launched its Sensor Fusion Annotation API for LIDAR and RADAR point cloud data, which accelerates the development of perception algorithms for autonomous vehicles. Dozens of automobile OEMs and self-driving car companies (such as GM Cruise and Voyage) already use Scale API's comprehensive Image Annotation APIs to produce premium training datasets for their... Read More
Using common short codes for mobile app marketing

Using common short codes for mobile app marketing

Friday, February 16, 2018 by

App developers know well the difficulties in marketing their apps. But a highly compelling way to advertise their apps in the context to the real world is being overlooked.Common Short Codes provide an easy way for app developers and brands to get consumers to download an app in context with their current, real-world surroundings. Common Short Codes bring integrity and ... Read More
People based identity management gets more accessible for brands

People based identity management gets more accessible for brands

Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

Drawbridge and mParticle has announced a partnership that gives brands, developers, and publishers a simplified workflow to enhance their customer data by leveraging the Drawbridge Connected Consumer Graph.This integration simplifies the way brands can share and interact with their data for the purpose of creating custom people-based identity graphs that can be used for... Read More
Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript

Creating an app on Blockchain technology using JavaScript

Thursday, February 15, 2018 by

As Blockchain technology comes into its own, it is becoming increasingly important for software developers and programmers to acquaint themselves with the benefits which blockchain can provide the architects and users of digital platforms and applications.Lisk is an application platform whose Software Development Kit allows users to code in JavaScript to build Blockchai... Read More
Blockchain helps artists protect their work

Blockchain helps artists protect their work

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by

Po.et has announced the release of Frost, An open API and set of developer tools. Frost allows content publishers and developers to more easily register creative works on the blockchain. Using Frost, users can interact with the Po.et Network with a basic username and password login, instead of running a full Po.et node. This API will enable new integrations and decentra... Read More
Learning AI to stop the Terminator from taking your job

Learning AI to stop the Terminator from taking your job

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 by

For me the mention of AI and machine learning shoots my thoughts right into the “Terminator” movies, and the great struggle to maintain human existence in the year 2029. The film series is based around a giant AI computing superintelligence named “Skynet”, which is essentially in control of the entire Earth, and a legion of robots that want to destroy anything that thre... Read More
Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report

Bitcoin job skills are hot says latest report

Monday, February 12, 2018 by

Upwork has released its newest quarterly index of the hottest skills in the U.S. freelance job market. The Upwork Skills Index ranks the site’s 20 fastest-growing skills in a quarterly series that sheds light on new and emerging skills as an indication of hot freelance job market trends. According to a recent study, 57.3 million Americans (36 percent of the U.S. workfor... Read More
Rethinking your mobile app testing tools

Rethinking your mobile app testing tools

Friday, February 09, 2018 by

Using mobile app testing tools, or software QA tools usually tells developers something they don't want to hear - their software is broken somewhere. Over the years, testing apps and software has become more laborious than is should be, but a necessary evil when targeting multiple platforms and devices in today's dizzying world of mobile hardware.Rainforest is on a miss... Read More
Audio Traffic API released by TomTom

Audio Traffic API released by TomTom

Thursday, February 08, 2018 by

TomTom (TOM2) has announced the launch of TomTom Audio Traffic - personalised and relevant traffic reports delivered over voice to drivers in a non-intrusive way. Audio Traffic is available as an Application Programming Interface (API) for developers.Although personalised traffic information is one of the most requested features by daily commuters driving known routes, ... Read More
Continuous delivery and integration platform acquired by Cloudbees

Continuous delivery and integration platform acquired by Cloudbees

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 by

CloudBees, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Codeship. The deal helps strengthen CloudBees’ market position as a vendor of continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD), adding a fully automated platform for individual developers and project teams to test, integrate and deploy code.The acquisition gives CloudBees a broader portfolio of CI/CD solutions for... Read More
Open source software turns 20

Open source software turns 20

Tuesday, February 06, 2018 by

First let me say in full disclaimer that I love open source software and initiatives, and I come from the enterprise world as it where in 1998. The days where IT budgets were as fat as overfed guppy goldfish, and open source tech was barely used in production environments. Open source source software has always had the same set of challenges following closely behin... Read More
DNS security and why mobile app developers should care

DNS security and why mobile app developers should care

Monday, February 05, 2018 by

DNSSEC is a DNS security extension specification for securing information provided by DNS. DNS has been a part of the global internet since the 1980s, but its authentication mechanisms are fairly weak. As a result, DNS is vulnerable to a form of attack called cache poisoning. Cache poisoning is a man-in-the-middle attack that implants false DNS information to redirect e... Read More
Adding a MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app without code

Adding a MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app without code

Friday, February 02, 2018 by

Appdome announces the general availability of “Appdome for Gemalto” - a service that enables codeless integration of Gemalto’s MobilePKI SDK to any mobile app. Available in the platform’s Identity service category, Appdome for Gemalto streamlines the implementation of Gemalto’s MobilePKI solution by eliminating the cost and complexity associated with manual coding. Cust... Read More
Website testing platform BrowserStack closes $50M

Website testing platform BrowserStack closes $50M

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 by

For those testing websites you'll be happy to know that BrowserStack has announced a $50 million Series A investment from Accel for a minority equity position. The investment will fuel the company's testing infrastructure for the internet and allows the company to expand team and raise global brand awareness. The deal was led by Accel's Ryan Sweeney, Nate Niparko, and S... Read More
Neural network SDK has been announced by Imagination

Neural network SDK has been announced by Imagination

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Imagination Technologies announced their PowerVR CLDNN SDK for developing neural network applications on PowerVR GPUs. The neural network SDK makes it easy for developers to create Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) using PowerVR hardware. Both an API and SDK are included, as well as an image for flashing on to an Acer Chromebook R13 for hardware development.Imaginati... Read More
Enterprises need a software security program

Enterprises need a software security program

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

The answer to the “why” enterprises need a software security program question is pretty straightforward. There are no circumstances under which any but the smallest firms can expect a collection of independent activities - a pen test here, an hour of training there, some free tools that may or may not work as advertised - will consistently result in appropriately secure... Read More
1 year after Atlassian acquisition Trello unveils new platform

1 year after Atlassian acquisition Trello unveils new platform

Friday, January 26, 2018 by

Atlassian has unveiled a redesigned directory for Trello integrations (or as Trello calls them “Power-Ups”) for users to discover the 80+ partner apps available on the Trello platform. The revamped Power-Up Directory is the latest in a series of updates to the Trello ecosystem one year after its $425M acquisition by Atlassian.After officially launching the Power-Up... Read More
New API testing tool will tell developers if their API works

New API testing tool will tell developers if their API works

Friday, January 26, 2018 by

SmartBear has announced the release of Swagger Inspector, a free cloud-based API testing and documentation tool to simplify the validation of any API and generate its OpenAPI documentation. Swagger Inspector is the first step the Swagger team is taking to reimagine the way APIs are tested and documented.The API economy has captured the attention of business and technolo... Read More
Results from the GDC Annual State of the Industry Survey

Results from the GDC Annual State of the Industry Survey

Thursday, January 25, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) has released the results of the sixth annual State of the Industry Survey, revealing trends in the games industry ahead of GDC 2018 this March. With responses from nearly 4,000 game developers, this year’s survey results reflect a growing level of developer interest in the Nintendo Switch, with 12% of respondents currently devel... Read More
Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS debuts for easier document scanning

Dynamsoft Camera SDK for iOS debuts for easier document scanning

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Dynamsoft has introduced a software development kit for iOS app developers to add enterprise-grade document scanning capabilities by easily embedding a mobile capture component in hours or days rather than spending months to build it. The SDK boasts several built-in capabilities such as, automatic document border detection and artifact reductions. The feature set provid... Read More
New updates come to the Toad product family

New updates come to the Toad product family

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

Quest Software has announced three new updates to the Toad product family, including Toad Edge v1.2, Toad Data Point v4.3 and Toad Intelligence Central v4.3. The new release of Toad Edge simplifies the development and management of next-generation open source database platforms, with added support for MariaDB and MySQL instances running on Microsoft Azure. Toad Data Poi... Read More
Reasons to consider low code development in 2018

Reasons to consider low code development in 2018

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 by

A recent survey of IT leaders from analysts Forrester estimated that the low code development market will be worth $15 billion by 2020, highlighting that low-code development platforms speed up application delivery, dramatically improving the ability of the IT departments to respond to business demands.One of the key areas of use will be in the development of mobile app... Read More
Kony introduces a new Base Camp to app developers

Kony introduces a new Base Camp to app developers

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by

Kony, Inc. has announced the launch of Kony Base Camp, a curated online community designed to empower both professional and citizen developers to gain the modern IT skills needed to accelerate the development and delivery of omni-channel apps.The pace and demands of today’s digital business environment has resulted in an increasing IT skills gap - one that hinders profe... Read More
JoyToken releases their developer gambling API

JoyToken releases their developer gambling API

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by

JoyToken has released its API protocol to demonstrate how games will run on the JoyToken platform.Developers will be able to use the JoyToken protocol to build games incorporating JoyToken’s smart contracts and contribute to the foundation of a trustless online gambling ecosystem. By using smart contracts to distribute winnings, determine RNG values, and provide an audi... Read More
Creating multilingual apps with GitHub and Crowdin

Creating multilingual apps with GitHub and Crowdin

Saturday, January 20, 2018 by

For millions of developers, GitHub is a perfect place to share code, build software, and grow businesses. This fall GitHub opened a Marketplace where you can find the right tools to add to your workflow and get the job done. To extend your app's reach, there’s a tool like Crowdin, a localization management tool that easily integrates with your repository, so you ca... Read More
Misty I developer edition robot drops

Misty I developer edition robot drops

Monday, January 15, 2018 by

Misty Robotics, the personal robot company spun out from Sphero, and the creators of the BB-8 toy robot, just announced the limited availability of the Misty I Developer Edition prototype robot and software tools. The robot will be made available to a select group of developers and inventors who will help create useful skills for the next generation robot, Misty II, com... Read More
Continuous testing challenges for dev teams in 2018

Continuous testing challenges for dev teams in 2018

Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Today’s world revolves around digital technologies. For example, consider how much time you spend on your cell phone in a single day. According to analytics firm Flurry, it’s more than five hours. From making calls to utilizing things like social media. banking and healthcare apps, there’s an app for just about everything. But what if the apps that help run our lives su... Read More
Developing on blockchain needs to become easier

Developing on blockchain needs to become easier

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by

As we enter 2018 and the blockchain industry continues to boom, widespread adoption of the technology behind bitcoin is on everyone's mind. However, some believe that as long as transactions occur on-chain, blockchain technology will never overcome the scalability problem that has kneecapped its pursuit of mainstream adoption. We recently sat with Emin Mahrt, COO o... Read More
Overcoming IoT security threats to achieve better ROI

Overcoming IoT security threats to achieve better ROI

Monday, January 08, 2018 by

With B2B IoT segments expected to generate more than $300B annually by 2020, it’s no surprise that companies are rushing to build out their IoT businesses and cash in on the modern day gold-rush. However, many manufacturers are struggling to achieve long term profitability for their IoT projects beyond initial hardware sales.The key to ensuring an organization’s IoT inv... Read More
Corona Native for Windows launches

Corona Native for Windows launches

Wednesday, January 03, 2018 by

Corona Labs has announced the launch of Corona Native for Windows. Corona Native tools expand the basic functionality of the platform: they let developers enable native Java and C++ libraries within Corona-based apps. With Corona Native for Windows developers can create apps of any complexity using all the requisite services, from analytics to monetization.“Corona - is ... Read More
Software testing using Artificial Intelligence

Software testing using Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, January 02, 2018 by

As the complexity of software continues to increase and release delivery cycles shorten, software testers need to provide quality feedback to developers nearly instantaneously. In this age of continuous testing, companies are adopting a new mantra: Test smarter, not harder. There’s simply no other choice, given the torrential pace of new software launches.  Today, ... Read More
The new location based marketing strategy

The new location based marketing strategy

Saturday, December 30, 2017 by

Location is everything. The growing hype around location-based marketing has marketers leveraging real-time data to target consumers on-the-go. The location intelligence we have on people drives a large amount of consumer insight that can be used to affect decision-making processes. It is used to target the mobile customer, particularly if you know they are near a brick... Read More
Mendix releases Atlas UI

Mendix releases Atlas UI

Thursday, December 28, 2017 by

Mendix has announced the general availability of Atlas UI. Integrated into its low-code platform, Atlas UI enables developers without front-end development or UI design skills to create engaging, and highly usable user interfaces. With Atlas, an organization's UI/UX team can define a standardized design language to promote design best practices across multiple, autonomo... Read More
How to protect IP communications from telecom fraud

How to protect IP communications from telecom fraud

Thursday, December 28, 2017 by

Software-based IP communications continue to grow in popularity because of the added reliability, reach and control they allow businesses to have over their telecom resources. However, as more developers continue to transfer enterprise communications from legacy telcos to cloud-based service providers, the threat of telecom fraud and cyber-attacks also rise. Accord... Read More
Making a mobile game that sticks this season

Making a mobile game that sticks this season

Wednesday, December 27, 2017 by

‘Tis the season to be gaming. With dozens of new titles expected to hit the shelves, app stores and console and PC marketplaces this holiday season, it’s critical that developers level up their strategies for a successful game launch to earn a hefty slice of this year’s holiday gaming sales pie.After building a terrific game, a successful holiday launch hinges on provid... Read More
You.i extends React Native development at CES 2018

You.i extends React Native development at CES 2018

Tuesday, December 26, 2017 by

You.i TV has announced that it is extending the benefits of the React Native development framework to streaming devices, consoles and smart TVs, increasing the utility of the open source JavaScript project. At CES 2018, You.i TV will show how You.i Engine One can bring superior user experiences to 10-foot platforms - including Roku - using the same code portability and ... Read More
Audio Control API announced by Sony

Audio Control API announced by Sony

Friday, December 22, 2017 by

Today Sony released their first ever Audio Control API, enabling developers to work with compatible Sony devices on their smart home automation apps.The Audio Control API, which is a derivative of the Scalar API, opens up the possibility to control Sony’s latest home cinema equipment, allowing developers, or home automation enthusiasts to control parameters like power, ... Read More
Women worth more than men in mobile F2P games

Women worth more than men in mobile F2P games

Thursday, December 21, 2017 by

New data released today from deep-data analytics and player marketing platform, deltaDNA, reveals that while the gender split within mobile Free to Play (F2P) games has now reached a parity (from 60% female in 2015), women on-average are 36% more valuable than their male counterparts.Based on data from more than nine million players, the study found that when looking at... Read More
Unity game developers Christmas event returns

Unity game developers Christmas event returns

Wednesday, December 20, 2017 by

After less than two weeks, the 2nd edition of the yearly community sponsored Christmas event for Unity game developers organized by Unity Asset Store publisher Devdog and analytics suite GameAnalytics, has already attracted over 5000 participants and created quite the social media buzz, with 4000+ shares on social media.At over 1200 Unity-related game development presen... Read More
The user centered revolution is happening now

The user centered revolution is happening now

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 by

It's easy for developers to get caught up into making their own platform, when they should be making the platform for the end target user. Often times, we - as developers - have a tendency to over saturate a product with features and over-complicate the process. Or worse yet - gasp! - we could even create a platform that no one can use intuitively, thus making it harder... Read More
2-pass app development

2-pass app development

Monday, December 18, 2017 by

The concept of Bimodal IT is changing the face of enterprise operations, which need to be agile and secure, but also need to de-silo business and technology operations for the sake of creating better applications. As Gartner defines it, "Bimodal IT is the practice of managing two separate and coherent modes of IT delivery - one of them focuses on stability and the other... Read More
What the end of Net Neutrality does to app developers

What the end of Net Neutrality does to app developers

Friday, December 15, 2017 by

With a 3 - 2 vote splitting neatly along political party lines, as expected, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday struck down the controversial net neutrality regulations enacted just two years ago by the previous administration. It’s the happy outcome mobile operators and cable companies were hoping for, since it now frees them to completely control th... Read More
Converting 1.4M lines of code from Flash to Haxe

Converting 1.4M lines of code from Flash to Haxe

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by

FlowPlay has announced the completion of an extensive overhaul of the company’s flagship social casino game, Vegas World. The relaunch follows nearly eighteen months of engineering work focused on improving key elements of the user interface including the conversion of all graphics from vector to bitmaps and rebuilding the client-side application to transform the front-... Read More
Red Hat offers tips for enterprises ready for serverless architectures

Red Hat offers tips for enterprises ready for serverless architectures

Thursday, December 14, 2017 by

As serverless architectures continue to emerge in the cloud application space, many have chosen to make the transition in the enterprise realm. And although having the drawback of heavy third-party dependence can be a pain, the benefits of a low-cost and efficient backend can be incredibly important for developers to scale out their platforms.We talked with an expert in... Read More
Ethereum blockchain meets the real estate market

Ethereum blockchain meets the real estate market

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

ShelterZoom has announced that its blockchain-based online offer and acceptance platform for the real estate industry has gone live in the U.S. Other major international markets - including Canada, Australia, Europe, and countries in the Middle East - are set to go live in the first quarter of 2018.Built to be Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) data dictionary-co... Read More
Elliptic Labs to use Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine

Elliptic Labs to use Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

Elliptic Labs has announced that its touch-free ultrasound gesture technology is running on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform using the Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine (NPE). Elliptic Labs’ ultrasound virtual sensors are an example of technology leveraging the NPE's machine learning and artificial intelligence optimization tools on the Snapdragon mobile pl... Read More
AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter

AI and machine learning make app development and marketing smarter

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by

Build it and they will come. Those were the good ole days. It used to be good enough to design a great app. Add to that an engaging user experience (UX), positive feedback, a high ranking and word of mouth, and your app was ensured continued success. Nowadays however, mobile consumers are simply overwhelmed by choice. Did you know that if you add up all the apps in the ... Read More
A guide for protecting your app with a patent, trademark, or copyright

A guide for protecting your app with a patent, trademark, or copyright

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 by

Perhaps the only thing harder than taking your idea for a great app from concept to successful reality is watching someone else take your idea for a great app to successful reality. Fortunately, intellectual property law - particularly patent, trademark, and copyright law - provides robust protection for apps, or at least for developers who plan ahead.Utility Patent Pro... Read More
Is this the age of the single-purpose App?

Is this the age of the single-purpose 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... Read More
The shifting power dynamics of news on the Web

The shifting power dynamics of news on the Web

Monday, December 11, 2017 by

Over the last several years, control of news on the web has drastically shifted. Social networks and search are increasingly how we find content, and our old loyalties to our favorite publications are giving way to consumption of content from varied and ever changing sources. Large, respectable publishers are still vital to a healthy news industry and indeed a healthy d... Read More
Device testing in the cloud empowers developers - and ad fraudsters

Device testing in the cloud empowers developers - and ad fraudsters

Friday, December 08, 2017 by

Cloud technology has been a game-changer for many industries. It has reduced IT costs, made updating and upgrading systems much easier, allowed businesses to scale operations quickly, and it has enabled flexible work collaboration. The cloud also has major implications on how digital ads are tested and served to millions of people globally. The opportunity to seamlessly... Read More
Axway and Cloud Elements partner to speed up cloud apps

Axway and Cloud Elements partner to speed up cloud apps

Thursday, December 07, 2017 by

Cloud Elements has announced a strategic partnership with Axway to deliver 20 new connectors for the API Builder in the Axway AMPLIFY platform. The partnership will help enterprises accelerate connectivity to applications for new ecosystem-driven business models and revenue streams.Together with Cloud Elements, Axway will be able to extend the hybrid cloud integration f... Read More
Citizen developers are on the rise

Citizen developers are on the rise

Thursday, December 07, 2017 by

Kintone has announced the results from a new report on low-code application platforms, “The Rise of the Citizen Developer: 2017 Low-Code Adoption Survey.” Partnering with Unisphere Research, business and IT leaders from organizations of all sizes and across many industries, including the public sector, technology, banking/finance, healthcare, and more, were surveyed on ... Read More
The top print enabled apps for business

The top print enabled apps for business

Thursday, December 07, 2017 by

Every year, we make our mobile devices a little bit better than before, bringing them to a point where we can’t imagine existing without X, Y and Z new features - imagine buying a smartphone without a camera or a tablet without long battery life.As mobile devices improve, users need apps that can keep pace, bringing the full functionality of a desktop or laptop to the t... Read More
Map of the Internet app gives 3D visualization

Map of the Internet app gives 3D visualization

Wednesday, December 06, 2017 by

Cogeco Peer 1 has announced an updated and refreshed version of its popular Map of the Internet app, a 3D visualization of the world’s networks and how they are connected.Built as an educational tool for anyone who has ever wondered what the internet actually looks like and how it has evolved, the open source Map of the Internet app for iOS and Android brings to life al... Read More
A single source to organize all your APIs

A single source to organize all your APIs

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

aapi, Inc. has launched a new portal that provides a single source for developers to create API success. aapi helps programmers work with APIs by optimizing research, discovery, integration, and testing.Using aapi's new API Portal, developers standardize their development processes while simplifying application integration, centrally managing API security, access and au... Read More
Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers

Oracle weighs in on chatbots for enterprise developers

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by

From self-service to instant payments, the chatbot industry has seen great things from the latest advents in the field of AI. That's why we sat down with Oracle to learn more about how with all these new changes in the messaging industry enterprise can see the value that can be attained by adoption.We recently had a conversation with Suhas Uliyar, Vice President, A... Read More
ABBYY announced their new real-time recognition SDK

ABBYY announced their new real-time recognition SDK

Monday, December 04, 2017 by

ABBYY has announced the release of the new version of the ABBYY Real-Time Recognition Software Development Kit (RTR SDK) with added livestreaming video data capture functionality on iOS and Android mobile platforms. The Real-Time Recognition technology is capable of instantly pulling text information from on-screen objects and automatically converting it into digital da... Read More
Why developers must be blockchain agnostic for decentralized apps

Why developers must be blockchain agnostic for decentralized apps

Monday, December 04, 2017 by

It’s difficult to overemphasize how important blockchain technology will be to the world of app development over the next decade. While it’s clearly still an emerging technology, the fundamental shift that it will bring about in the foundations on which applications are built will be profound. Many developers have foreseen this change and are investigating how it might ... Read More
Software testing considerations for voice-first applications

Software testing considerations for voice-first applications

Saturday, December 02, 2017 by

The names Alexa and Echo are household names and someday soon, most people will have these devices in their homes, ordering takeout, picking out a song, answering trivia questions. Welcome to the voice-first applications era. Amazon and Google have sold millions of Amazon Alexa and Echo and Google Home devices and 24.5 million voice-first devices are expected to ship be... Read More
Research suggests a diverse need for video communications PaaS

Research suggests a diverse need for video communications PaaS

Friday, December 01, 2017 by

Vidyo in collaboration with WebRTC ventures has released a report titled “The Rise of Embedded Video Communications: Trends in Video-Enabled Apps.” The report shows that communications platforms-as-a-service (PaaS) is a top choice for those who are planning embedded video projects, with 49% of respondents saying that they plan to use a communications PaaS to initiate an... Read More
Esprezzo announces Blockchain-as-a-Service platform

Esprezzo announces Blockchain-as-a-Service platform

Friday, December 01, 2017 by

Esprezzo announced the launch of its programmable middleware enabling front-end and back-end engineers to build data-rich applications interoperable with blockchain. Development on blockchain is currently limited by slow data read and write times, inaccessibility for front-end engineers caused by its decentralized nature and the fact that the technology requir... Read More
Most cryptocurrency mobile apps are vulnerable

Most cryptocurrency mobile apps are vulnerable

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by

Over 1,300 crypto currencies exist today with over $300 Billion market capitalization. One of the most popular and oldest cryptocurrency - Bitcoin has almost reached $10,000 price after several months of fluctuation, but continuous and steady growth.A wide spectrum of mobile applications for cryptocurrencies were released during the last few years by various startups, i... Read More
BlueCart uncovers purchasing trends in the food industry

BlueCart uncovers purchasing trends in the food industry

Thursday, November 30, 2017 by

BlueCart is a mobile procurement app on the market in which restaurants and bars are directly connected with their exclusive network of suppliers. Using data from BlueCart’s user community of 37,000 businesses, the report focuses on US market trends providing businesses valuable insights as to where the food sector could be migrating in terms of demand. As a procurement... Read More
Hazelcast Jet 0.5 API unveiled to increases dev productivity

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 API unveiled to increases dev productivity

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Hazelcast has announced the 0.5 release of Hazelcast Jet - an application embeddable, distributed computing platform for fast processing of big data sets. New functionality in Hazelcast Jet 0.5 includes the Pipeline API for general purpose programming of batch and stream processing, and fault tolerance using snapshotting with the integrated Hazelcast IMDG. The overall f... Read More
Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams

Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Could a philosophy graduate be your next CTO? If the latest trend in developer talent is anything to go by, the traditional route to developer success could soon be blown wide open.The typical view of “engineers” creating tomorrow’s technology today is of hoodie-wearing Ivy League computer science graduate geniuses, toiling away on code. That stereotype is not without j... Read More
Mobile apps are key to success in retail

Mobile apps are key to success in retail

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by

Apps are the preeminent way for retailers to reach your customers. Whether you are getting consumers to your app, measuring their engagement, encouraging purchases, analyzing their sentiment or expanding to new markets, app data will fuel your mobile success and thereby your company’s success. From competitive benchmarking to international expansion, App Annie has ... Read More
How to avoid flaky automated testing results

How to avoid flaky automated testing results

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by

Flaky tests are the bane of any tester’s existence, forcing them to spend precious time on non-functional issues. This slows down the product lifecycle and lowers an organization’s confidence in functional testing, which also decreases the likelihood of development teams writing end-to-end tests.End-to-end tests measure readiness for deployment by ensuring that the appl... Read More
CircleCI 2.0 now available for Apple cross-platform apps

CircleCI 2.0 now available for Apple cross-platform apps

Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Apple developers using CircleCI can now access all the benefits of CircleCI 2.0 when building for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Mac, and Apple Watch. Rolled out to cloud customers in July, CircleCI 2.0 is the company’s most significant redesign since inception and marks a major advancement for the platform.Apple developers can build faster thanks to advanced caching strategie... Read More
Miigen is helping people store their memories

Miigen is helping people store their memories

Monday, November 27, 2017 by

Miigen is an all new app that allows people to store and narrate old photographs in an online time capsule. It can be accessed on desktop, tablets and smartphones. Users simply log in, upload their images and narrate them by using the record function. Judith Ralston, a BBC weather presenter, said: “I discovered Miigen a couple of months ago - not long after I watched th... Read More
DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies

DevOps security gets a boost from CA Technologies

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

CA Technologies announced new enhancements to CA’s DevOps portfolio that deliver on the promise of faster software development and delivery. New releases in the Continuous Delivery portfolio and CA Digital Experience Monitoring accelerate and automate development and release, improve testing, and provide unprecedented visibility into digital experiences.“As companies in... Read More
Why your app is getting uninstalled and how to prevent it

Why your app is getting uninstalled and how to prevent it

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 by

App developers have a tough job managing the marketing life cycle. Before an app is released, app developers must have plans for user acquisition and they must be agile enough to adapt in those first hectic weeks. But as you gain traction and grow comfortable with how your app is doing, there is a huge worry that looms over you: what if users stop using your app and uni... Read More
Realm extends commitment for Microsoft .Net mobile platform

Realm extends commitment for Microsoft .Net mobile platform

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

Realm has announced Realm .NET, a comprehensive initiative to make it easier for Microsoft developers to build real-time, responsive mobile apps. Making Realm increasingly compatible with the modern Microsoft stack, Realm .NET extends the company’s mobile data platform to the .NET developer ecosystem and Universal Windows Platform, extending Realm’s long-standing suppor... Read More
Smart mobile marketing during the holidays

Smart mobile marketing during the holidays

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 by

The holiday season is often glorified as the “App Developers’ days”, with dream conditions to send people to the app store and download new apps. The numbers don’t lie. 2016 was the best year yet for apps, with over half a million dollars being spend on mobile apps over the holiday - a 52% increase from the year prior (Sensor Tower). This holiday bump can be attributed ... Read More
Umajin Immerse just launched

Umajin Immerse just launched

Monday, November 20, 2017 by

Umajin Immerse has announced the launch of Umajin Immerse, a development platform that includes 3D, Digital Agents, Augmented Reality (AR), Virtual Reality (VR), offline mapping and simplified and secure provisioning of enterprise data resources. The platform is used to drive innovation and digital transformation for enterprises, allowing rapid deployment of digital pro... Read More
AR mobile ads for games launched by ironSource

AR mobile ads for games launched by ironSource

Monday, November 20, 2017 by

ironSource has recently launched AR ads for their advertising network. As the first network offering AR ads, ironSource is developing a format that showcases the same experience of the game in an ad environment. The AR ads use 3D assets from the original game, and can run on both iOS and Android in-app traffic, within rewarded, video, and display placements. The ads are... Read More
Geektastic launches to help companies find developers

Geektastic launches to help companies find developers

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

60% of UK companies face a skills gap within their tech departments and cannot fill positions quickly enough to meet demand. To solve this major challenge, London startup Geektastic has launched a new technology platform supported by a global community of skilled software engineers, who are offering unique peer-reviewed coding challenges to evaluate developers, to suppo... Read More
ViroCore launched to build immersive AR apps

ViroCore launched to build immersive AR apps

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Viro Media has announces the launch of ViroCore, a SceneKit equivalent for Android enabling native AR/VR development using Java. ViroCore supports ARCore, Google Cardboard, Daydream and Gear VR.With ViroCore, Android developers can now build immersive standalone AR/VR apps or add features like Snapchat’s Lenses into their existing apps using familiar languages and tools... Read More
The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain

The mobile gaming industry meets blockchain

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Dragonfly and DECENT have come together to bring blockchain to the gaming industry. Together, they are set to tackle some common challenges by creating an innovative digital marketplace solution. The mobile gaming industry is evolving rapidly Dragonfly has called on DECENT to help develop a new and fully integrated blockchain-based marketplace.Like the sound of a block... Read More
Top 20 iOS interview questions

Top 20 iOS interview questions

Friday, November 17, 2017 by

Since iOS11’s public rollout, developers and prospective developers entering the job market will need to demonstrate a keen understanding of both new and foundational tools that Apple has included in their latest OS.To help junior devs prepare for their next big interview, Mark Price, a mobile app developer and iOS instructor for Udemy, developed the below Q&A outli... Read More
Renesas Electronics expands their microcontroller offerings

Renesas Electronics expands their microcontroller offerings

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by

Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the expansion of its RX65N/RX651 Group of microcontroller (MCU) lineup that addresses advanced security needs for connected devices operating in industrial automation, building automation, and smart metering systems. The expanded lineup features MCUs with integrated Trusted Secure IP, and enhanced, trusted flash functionality an... Read More
The Curbside ARRIVE SDK for developers

The Curbside ARRIVE SDK for developers

Thursday, November 16, 2017 by

Curbside, a Silicon Valley startup that connects stores and restaurants with mobile customers, recently announced a public SDK for ARRIVE, Curbside’s predictive arrival technology, which accurately determines when someone is approaching a physical store - all without draining the customer’s smartphone battery.This tool is available to developers to incorporate into any ... Read More
Pusher launches Chatkit API and SDK

Pusher launches Chatkit API and SDK

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by

Pusher has released their latest product, Pusher Chatkit, a specialized Chat API solution that makes it easy for developers to add cloud-hosted messaging services to their mobile and web apps. Chatkit is the first product the company is launching separately from its core product since its inception in 2011.The Pusher Chatkit API and SDK are flexible enough to let develo... Read More
GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps

GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by

As enterprises begin to embrace the benefits of DevOps to improve their application workflow, challenges still exist in the development process that prevent a streamlined workflow between developers and operations. In this interview, Sid Sijbrandij, CEO and co-founder at GitLab, shares insight on the company’s plans to offer an automated approach to DevOps, and shares s... Read More
Why your app should have OAuth 2.0

Why your app should have OAuth 2.0

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

Consumer demand couldn’t be more clear - the more apps, the better. On average, consumers launch at least nine apps per day and more than 30 each month, and they tend to browse such apps for hours at a time. Users spend more than three hours a day on their smartphones, and nearly 90 percent of that time is devoted to apps. While much is made of app responsiven... Read More
TomTom updates developer portal

TomTom updates developer portal

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 by

TomTom has announced their completely revamped developer portal. Updates include enhancements to its product offerings and a pricing model geared towards small and medium sized businesses to easily integrate TomTom’s Online APIs into their applications.TomTom’s APIs and SDKs are already being used by a large array of enterprises and startups for artificial intelligence ... Read More
Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Voice to text in multiple languages for speech-enabled apps

Monday, November 13, 2017 by

It seems that our fingertips will finally get some rest from the constant tap-tap-tap on keyboards that continue to shrink beyond recognition. Companies such as Amazon, Baidu, Google, and Microsoft are working to take us into a voice-activated future. Their speech-enabled platforms are designed to support natural language conversations with the devices, gadgets, sensors... Read More
Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Bad iPhone X review: No one cares!

Friday, November 10, 2017 by

LevaData released the results of its 2017 Holiday Study. This study explores the impact of managing the volatility of supply risks and opportunities on market performance and brand reputation. The survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults conducted on behalf of LevaData by Propeller Insights on October 12-16, 2017, determined that product delays affect brand trust - particu... Read More
MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

MongoDB 3.6 set to release in December 2017

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

MongoDB Inc. announced the release of MongoDB 3.6, the latest release of their NoSQL database solution. According to the company, v3.6 of the solution will be made available in early December of 2017.“MongoDB was created by developers, for developers to provide a modern database designed for today’s highly sophisticated applications. This latest release delivers key in... Read More
Developers should welcome low-code tools

Developers should welcome low-code tools

Thursday, November 09, 2017 by

Will the proliferation of low-code tools on the market end up driving app developers into obsolescence? Or should developers welcome these resources and the “citizen developers” who use them? One part of that answer is clear: Low-code tools won’t be putting developers out of a job; on the contrary, they have the potential to help developers do better work. But that requ... Read More
Gamemaker 2 Studio now with Amazon app store support

Gamemaker 2 Studio now with Amazon app store support

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

GameMaker Studio 2 from YoYo Games has signed an agreement with Amazon to enable full support of the development and publishing of games on Amazon’s Appstore. GameMaker Studio 2 allows both experienced and novice videogame developers to create the games they imagine. Pushing the engine to support Amazon’s Appstore continues to open the toolset to anyone interested in ga... Read More
Point and click app development with Metavine GO

Point and click app development with Metavine GO

Wednesday, November 08, 2017 by

A recent report by Gartner finds that “more than 80% of top global enterprises have significant business unit development underway, much of it unseen and unsanctioned by IT, but less than 20% have a collaborative citizen development strategy in place.” (Citizen Development is Fundamental to Digital Transformation, Oct 13, 2017, Driver, Wong, Baker). To help solve t... Read More
Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Wireline is seeking applications for its developer fund

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

Wireline is now opening applications for its open source developer fund. The fund will be investing in developers crafting applications to power the next generation of the cloud. It is the first time that funds from a token sale will be used to support open source software development.With global IT spend approaching US$1.5 trillion, there is huge potential for open sou... Read More
NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT

NXP releases their HomeKit SDK for Apple IoT

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

NXP Semiconductors announced that its Apple HomeKit Software Development Kit (SDK) offers full support for home automation applications using HomeKit, delivering exceptional performance, advanced security, while supporting all connectivity options, including BLE, Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and remote access over iCloud.HomeKit is a framework in iOS that lets accessories connect s... Read More
About Universal App campaigns and getting installs

About Universal App campaigns and getting installs

Tuesday, November 07, 2017 by

Universal App Campaigns (UAC) allows developers to promote their apps across Google’s top properties like Search, Google Display Network (GDN), AdMob, YouTube and Google Play. UAC advertisements are automatically distributed across Google’s channels and using machine learning ads are automatically rotated and bids are adjusted to get the most events to meet campaign’s o... Read More
Developing in AR with Thyng

Developing in AR with Thyng

Monday, November 06, 2017 by

Augmented reality (AR) has gotten a lot of attention of late, with Apple and Google respectively launching ARKit and ARCore to help mobile app developers embrace AR. Well-known brands like Ikea and Strava have deployed ARKit apps, and many app developers are contemplating building AR elements into existing apps or coding new AR apps from scratch.In Chicago, startup Thyn... Read More
Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer

Learning ARKit for the average iOS developer

Monday, November 06, 2017 by

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... Read More
Gem4me messaging app is picking up steam

Gem4me messaging app is picking up steam

Saturday, November 04, 2017 by

Messaging app users have no shortage of options nowadays. Finding an app for comfortable communication with friends and relatives, out of the dozens of various messengers available on the market can be trial and error. Enter Gem4me, a messenger that offers a variety of unique functions apart from the main functionality of the ordinary messaging app. Alreading reaching 3... Read More
Free Machine learning solutions via the Acumos Project

Free Machine learning solutions via the Acumos Project

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

The Linux Foundation has introduced the Acumos Project, a new project that is still in formation and aims to make artificial intelligence (AI) available to everyone by providing a common framework and platform for the free exchange of machine learning solutions.The founding organizations include AT&T and Tech Mahindra, a company specializing in digital transformatio... Read More
NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

NVIDIA teaching developers about the power of AI

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

NVIDIA has announced a broad expansion of its Deep Learning Institute (DLI), which is training tens of thousands of students, developers and data scientists with critical skills needed to apply artificial intelligence. “The world faces an acute shortage of data scientists and developers who are proficient in deep learning, and we’re focused on addressing that need,” sai... Read More
The battle of biometric security coming in 2018

The battle of biometric security coming in 2018

Friday, November 03, 2017 by

Fingerprint sensors first appeared in smart devices in 2007 and then gained momentum as a 4-digit PIN code replacement in 2013's Apple iPhone 5S. Hailed as the future of authentication by some, fingerprint's security weaknesses were quickly exposed by the children of sleepy dads, cats' paws and gummy bears. Still, the lure of convenience today and the promise of securit... Read More
MariaDB reports successful investment round led by Alibaba

MariaDB reports successful investment round led by Alibaba

Thursday, November 02, 2017 by

MariaDB Corporation announced that it raised $27 million in an investment led by Alibaba Group. Combined with a recent $27 million investment from the European Investment Bank (EIB), this latest capital brings MariaDB’s total funding this year to $54 million. MariaDB will continue its collaboration with Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, to deliver... Read More
YouAppi launches lightweight SDK

YouAppi launches lightweight SDK

Thursday, November 02, 2017 by

YouAppi has announced the launch of its lightweight SDK, designed to seamlessly deliver the company’s comprehensive 360 Degree Growth Marketing platform to leading mobile brands. This new SDK enables full control of ad delivery, including rewarded video, interstitial video and interstitial ads, through an intuitive, self-service platform. YouAppi’s 360 Degree Growth Mar... Read More
GE Digital unveils new industrial software solutions

GE Digital unveils new industrial software solutions

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 by

GE has unveiled expansions to its suite of edge-to-cloud technologies and industrial applications, designed to help its customers build a complete asset strategy. These additions to the GE Digital portfolio complement software applications that drive industrial productivity and extend these benefits through Predix, the application development platform for the Industrial... Read More
The Gates Foundation chats about Mojaloop

The Gates Foundation chats about Mojaloop

Wednesday, November 01, 2017 by

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software, called Mojaloop, establishes a blueprint for connecting today’s financial services sector and can be used to overcome the barriers to interoperability that banks and ... Read More
Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology

Inmarsat phone apps: Developers and satellite technology

Monday, October 30, 2017 by

Although you may not know it, we often use space satellites to communicate often in our daily lives. From GPS to weather predictions apps, without satellites the information that we have at our finger tips (or more specifically, our mobile phones) would be cut drastically. It follows that along with the constant innovation of mobile technology, satellite technology comp... Read More
AutoMobility LA hosts 2017 Hackathon to tackle LA congestion

AutoMobility LA hosts 2017 Hackathon to tackle LA congestion

Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

The LA Auto Show and AutoMobility LA has announced plans for its 2017 Hackathon, sponsored by Honda Innovations. The Hackathon, which will be hosted by AutoMobility LA for the first time, will take place over a period of 24 hours, November 27-28 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.For this year’s Hackathon, developers will be asked to tackle the transportation and mobi... Read More
Investing in websites instead of apps

Investing in websites instead of apps

Thursday, October 26, 2017 by

Since the dawn of the first iPhone, Apple has been shaping the mobile narrative to suit its interests. Apple is able to maintain its dominance over the mobile market by brainwashing much of the technology industry into thinking that businesses need to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars creating and maintaining mobile apps to reach their target audiences. In fact, up... Read More
The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here

The report from 50 billion mobile and web events is here

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Mixpanel, Inc. released its first Product Benchmarking Report to determine quantitative benchmark metrics for key moments in the user’s web and mobile journey while seeking to answer the question often asked by marketers and developers, “what’s the best performance standard for our industry?” The findings challenge many commonly held product performance benchmarks while... Read More
Low code and no code app development benefits

Low code and no code app development benefits

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

No-code and low-code platforms serve development projects in a myriad of different ways. It’s all about assessing a business user's ability and the problem at hand to determine the best approach for the job.That's why we had a chat with John Carione, Product Marketing strategy at Quick Base to learn more about No-code and Low-Code application development.ADM: We've hear... Read More
Lets talk about QA automation

Lets talk about QA automation

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by

Automation is making its rounds through the tech industries it seems in recent times. And each time it reaches a new destination we see all new innovation and a breaking down of traditional models. We sat down with Metova's quality assurance experts to learn more from the experts about how automation is making changes in the field and what we can we expect in the future... Read More
Users will pass over apps with bad reviews

Users will pass over apps with bad reviews

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 by

Fifty percent of app users are likely to be dissuaded from downloading an app based on customer reviews that mention bugs and glitches. This, according to a recent survey conducted by QualiTest Group, the world’s second largest pure play QA and independent software testing company. For developers, getting the app to market is often the top consideration, but releasing a... Read More
GE and Apple partner to change the industrial world with apps

GE and Apple partner to change the industrial world with apps

Monday, October 23, 2017 by

Apple and GE has announced a partnership to deliver powerful industrial apps designed to bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to iPhone and iPad. The two companies unveiled a new Predix software development kit (SDK) for iOS, which gives developers the tools to make their own powerful industrial IoT apps.“GE... Read More
Optimizing mobile network performance Part 1

Optimizing mobile network performance Part 1

Monday, October 23, 2017 by

What developer doesn’t want their apps to run faster and provide the best possible user experience? Having worked with hundreds of mobile apps, we have seen firsthand the dramatic impact that improved app performance can have on an app’s overall retention, engagement and monetization metrics. But as app developers focus on their core business, very few devote resources ... Read More
Realm 2.0 launches with all new features

Realm 2.0 launches with all new features

Sunday, October 22, 2017 by

Realm has announced Realm Platform 2.0 a significant upgrade to their mobile database solution that makes it easier for developers to build real-time, responsive mobile apps that deliver an improved user experience.The Realm Platform empowers organizations and developers to build mobile apps that offer real-time features like messaging and collaboration that were previo... Read More
IoT Cybersecurity is top concern says BlackBerry report

IoT Cybersecurity is top concern says BlackBerry report

Friday, October 20, 2017 by

BlackBerry Limited has announced findings from a new global research whitepaper, which surveyed IT decision makers on corporate IoT deployments. Conducted by 451 Research, the whitepaper titled, “Securing the Enterprise of Things: Opportunity for securing IoT with a unified platform emerging as IoT popularity grows,” reveals that huge opportunities are balanced against ... Read More
Diffusion 6.0 messaging platform launches

Diffusion 6.0 messaging platform launches

Friday, October 20, 2017 by

Push Technology has announced the release of Diffusion 6.0 - Push Technology’s data streaming and messaging platform is available on-premise, in-the-cloud, or in hybrid configurations. Speed, resiliency, and ease of scalability are the fundamental requirements for Mobile and IoT application development. Challenges created by unreliable and congested networks stand in th... Read More
DevSecOps is important and here is why

DevSecOps is important and here is why

Friday, October 20, 2017 by

In the digital age, securing your development projects against malicious hackers can be quite the challenge. And when you take security and try to scale security to an enterprise, the challenge seems insurmountable. Evident by the frequent hacking incidents we see come through the news.Enter DevSecOps. DevSecOps is a methodology that interweaves the aspects of DevOps an... Read More
App developers find Holiday campaigns challenging

App developers find Holiday campaigns challenging

Thursday, October 19, 2017 by

YouAppi has announced the results of a comprehensive survey that evaluated U.S. consumers on their personal holiday shopping habits and preferred mobile holiday experience. The survey also questioned global digital marketers, advertisers and app developers on their 2017 mobile holiday preparation and campaign plans. While 95 percent of businesses see the holiday season ... Read More
Freemium app model remains best option for developers

Freemium app model remains best option for developers

Thursday, October 19, 2017 by

More than 60% of app developers recommend a “freemium” model for monetizing a mobile app, according to a new survey. With the “freemium” model, an app is downloaded for free with the option of in-app purchases and upgrades, appealing to users’ desire to test an app before buying it. The new survey findings come from Clutch, a research and reviews platform for business s... Read More
IoT Moby-based container engine from resin.io launches

IoT Moby-based container engine from resin.io launches

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

Resin.io is releasing balena, a Moby-based container engine designed for IoT and embedded use cases. The new balena container engine is 3.5x more compact than Docker Community Edition and is 10-70 times more bandwidth efficient in container updates. It leaves out datacenter-oriented features of Docker and adds functionality for running Docker containers on resource-cons... Read More
Mobile mesh networking apps via new SDK from RightMesh

Mobile mesh networking apps via new SDK from RightMesh

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

A big hurdle for software developers is how to reach the estimated 4 billion people, who currently lack Internet access. Without an Internet connection, huge swaths of potential users are unable to discover, download, and use their applications. The majority of these unconnected people live in developing countries, but approximately 96% of the global population live in ... Read More
Speeding up your iOS app with a few lines of code

Speeding up your iOS app with a few lines of code

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by

Susie Wee, CTO of Cisco DevNet, blogged about the Apple and Cisco partnership just a few months ago. The announcement covered the DevNet Fast Lane Validation for iOS developers and how just adding a few lines of code to an iOS app can get it priority on an enterprise network!This is important. When deploying new services, enterprises want to make sure that the appl... Read More
Creating apps for iPhone X with newly opened doors

Creating apps for iPhone X with newly opened doors

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 by

Over the past ten years of new iPhones, Apple has introduced features - some with little fanfare and others as marquee parts of the new phones - which cause a seismic shift in user behavior. Shifts in user behavior create opportunities for app developers to create enduring brands and experiences.The Apps of TomorrowAn analysis of some of these features and the enduring ... Read More
Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity

Evoke RAD platform released by BlueFinity

Monday, October 16, 2017 by

To date, the creation and implementation of quality and high functionality apps has been considered challenging, resource intensive and expensive. Many companies have been deterred because of concerns about the speed and cost of development, how to cope with multiple device types, the integration with different databases or existing systems, changing business requiremen... Read More
Automated Security as a Service platform by ShiftLeft launches

Automated Security as a Service platform by ShiftLeft launches

Monday, October 16, 2017 by

ShiftLeft Inc. has introduced an automated Security as a service (SECaaS) for cloud software that creates custom security and threat detection for each application it supports. With ShiftLeft, organizations can now secure their cloud applications as part of their continuous integration pipeline, rather than merely reacting to threats discovered in production. ShiftLeft ... Read More
Solving the challenges of database DevOps

Solving the challenges of database DevOps

Monday, October 16, 2017 by

As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a... Read More
Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps

Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps

Thursday, October 12, 2017 by

If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions. Modern Agile development frameworks have changed the way engineering teams produc... Read More
Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2

Progress talks Kendo UI Builder v2

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 by

Not all companies are building applications from scratch today, so businesses must take into consideration the investments made in web applications in the past and leverage it as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible.We talked with Tanya O’Connor, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Progress OpenEdge, to learn more about how their new Kendo UI Builder 2.0 wants to ... Read More
How iOS 11 will hurt developer revenue

How iOS 11 will hurt developer revenue

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 by

With the new release of iOS 11, Apple has made a profound change to its Safari browser that is likely to affect users, advertisers, and, most dramatically, publishers. What’s at stake is a previously dependable source of revenue for content providers: third-party cookies. Browsers generate cookies for each URL a user visits, which, until now, could be spun off into thir... Read More
Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists

Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists

Monday, October 09, 2017 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) and AutoMobility LA has announced the finalists for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten) presented by Magna International, Inc. Selected from nearly 300 applicants, these innovative finalists were chosen based on a number of different criteria including the potential to greatly impact the daily transportatio... Read More
Node.js just got better enterprise security

Node.js just got better enterprise security

Monday, October 09, 2017 by

At Node.js Interactive North America, npm, Inc. announced new enterprise-grade security features for users of npm and the npm Registry: two-factor authentication for publishing packages and read-only authentication tokens. With more than 550,000 packages for mobile, IoT, front end, back end and robotics, npm is the first software registry to provide two-factor authentic... Read More
The impact of fast data on the modern application stack

The impact of fast data on the modern application stack

Monday, October 09, 2017 by

Lightbend has announced its Fast Data Platform to help operationalize applications built for streaming data use cases. The new distribution aims to support how organizations design, build and run fast data applications, as new use cases like Real-Time Decisioning, Real-Time Personalization, IoT and others evolve the big data requirements from its legacy batch/Hadoop roo... Read More
2017 State of API Survey released

2017 State of API Survey released

Friday, October 06, 2017 by

Postman has released its 2017 State of API Survey. This survey of the Postman API community around the world was completed earlier in 2017 and asked a variety of questions about API usage, technologies, tools and concerns.API use is exploding among developers, as APIs are an essential part of software development for the web, IoT, mobile and AI applications. APIs allow ... Read More
Are app store subscription models right for your app?

Are app store subscription models right for your app?

Friday, October 06, 2017 by

While advertising and in-app purchases are the methods of monetization app marketers are probably most familiar with, subscription-based models may be the most overlooked. But subscriptions offer publishers benefits like a predictable, long-term revenue stream, and higher average revenue per user (ARPU) versus ads or IAPs. Subscriptions can also be deeply engaging for u... Read More
The evolution of Cloud Firebase

The evolution of Cloud Firebase

Thursday, October 05, 2017 by

These days, if you're developing a mobile or web app, there's a good chance you'll need to sync your data to the cloud. Maybe that's because your users want to share data with their friends for some exciting in-app collaboration, or maybe they simply want to access their data from more than one device.But syncing data between all those devices and the cloud isn't quite ... Read More
Developers adding 3D printing capability to products

Developers adding 3D printing capability to products

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 by

Tech Soft 3D has announced that many of their partners looking to add 3D printing capability to existing products or develop new innovative ones are using HOOPS software development toolkits and Polygonica in lieu of developing the technology in-house.“As 3D printing transitions from prototyping to commercial-grade production, it’s increasingly clear that robust softwar... Read More
Sending out an S.O.S. for SMS

Sending out an S.O.S. for SMS

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 by

What a difference a year makes. Just one year after the National Institute of Standards and Technology issued guidance that found SMS is insecure and no longer suitable as a strong authentication mechanism, it has walked all of that back.At the time the original draft was published, it was highly unusual for any US government agency to get out in front of the security i... Read More
The blockchain for mobile adtech BAEX by Acquired.io

The blockchain for mobile adtech BAEX by Acquired.io

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by

Acquired.io has announced Blockchain Advertising Extensions (BAEX), the first blockchain-powered solution that enables new types of deals, like trading targeting data and using data outside social platforms to target users at scale. As part of this initiative, a BAEX token sale is planned to take place later this year.There are new types of transactions that Blockchain ... Read More
Data Science Experience from IBM gets an update

Data Science Experience from IBM gets an update

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by

In a blog post on Medium in the section for IBM Analytics, by their own Vikram Murali, the company announced that IBM was going to update its Data Science Experience (also called DSX). DSX is a tool for amateur and professional data scientists alike who are looking to use an insightful tool for the data science trade. "With this release, we’ve focused on expanding suppo... Read More
Everything you need to know about MySQL 8.0

Everything you need to know about MySQL 8.0

Tuesday, October 03, 2017 by

The MySQL version 8.0 release candidate was announced in a recent blog post by MySQL highlighting all of the new features that are going to hit the books. First off, you may be asking yourself, “MySQL 8.0? Whatever happened to 6 and 7?” MySQL reports in the post that in order to avoid some confusion with previous alpha releases and MySQL Cluster, the company decided to ... Read More
Bringing Node.js and Drupal together

Bringing Node.js and Drupal together

Monday, October 02, 2017 by

Acquia has unveiled a new application service for Acquia Cloud that makes it easy for digital IT teams to build and run JavaScript alongside Drupal. Acquia Cloud now supports the use of Node.js in addition to Drupal. “Decoupled applications using JavaScript front ends are on the rise. They’re making it possible to create experiences with responsive, elegant, applic... Read More
IoT app development contest announced by Sigma Design and Make:

IoT app development contest announced by Sigma Design and Make:

Friday, September 29, 2017 by

Sigma Designs and Make: have announced a smart home Z-Wave app design contest for Makers and Developers. Sigma has launched the Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge in cooperation with Make: and in unison with the flag-ship World Maker Faire that takes place in New York City September 23-24th. The smart home design competition will be hosted on the all-new Maker Share comm... Read More

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