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Android-Studio-update-fixes-over-200-reported-bugs,-here

Android Studio update fixes over 200 reported bugs, here's what's new


Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by

Google has just announced the release of Android Studio 3.3, an update on Project Marble, which is the Android Studio team’s focus on improving fundamental user-facing features and product polish. In a recent blog post, Jamal Eason says: "Android Studio 3.3 kicks off the broader quality focus area for the year, which we call Project Marble. Announced at th...


Unity-releases-gameplay-frequency-report

Unity releases gameplay frequency report


Saturday, January 5, 2019 by

Unity Technologies powers more than 50% of all new mobile games today. They have just released new data revealing how much time was spent playing on mobile devices in the United States in 2018 - and the numbers are a bit shocking. US residents spent 6.926 billion hours playing mobile games in 2018. That’s an average of 21 hours and 6 minutes for every single pe...


Google-Flutter-comes-out-of-Beta-to-help-speed-up-native-development

Google Flutter comes out of Beta to help speed up native development


Tuesday, December 18, 2018 by

For cross-platform mobile development, developers generally have to choose between either building the same app multiple times for multiple operating systems, or to accept a solution that trades native speed and accuracy for portability. Flutter provides a solution that gives developers the best of both worlds: hardware-accelerated graphics and UI, powered by native ARM...


Play-Android-games-on-your-PC-with-this-new-Android-emulator

Play Android games on your PC with this new Android emulator


Tuesday, November 20, 2018 by

It can be a frustrating thing to finally get so deeply engrossed in a game, only to have your experience marred by a small screen or a sudden drop in battery life. With just an installation, a few short steps and account creation, you’ll be able to play your favorite games on an Android emulator that will give you an even better experience than on your phone. N...


A-poor-tester-blames-his-tools

A poor tester blames his tools


Friday, August 25, 2017 by

We've all heard that an artist is only as good as his tools. But does that ring true for app testing? The shear number of application testing products may seem overwhelming at first, but finding the most efficient environment for your app can be the difference between success and failure. Asaf Saar is the Director of Product Management at Sauce Labs, a company that deve...


Why-runtime-application-self-protection-is-critical-for-app-security

Why runtime application self-protection is critical for app security


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 by

Today most of us go about implementing security from the outside in. The common practice is to start by defining a perimeter and trying to defend it with various security tools. Even though perimeters have been porous for more than a decade, we still can’t give up this notion that if we build a better wall we can keep our enterprises safer.Certainly that is where most e...


Meet-Dav-Glass,-local-hero-hacker-and-Yahoo-Distinguished-Engineer

Meet Dav Glass, local hero hacker and Yahoo Distinguished Engineer


Thursday, November 10, 2016 by

Dav Glass is a Distinguished Architect for Yahoo, and has been at the company for 10 years. He works with various teams across Yahoo with their NodeJS applications and deployments, as well as other Open Source initiatives to help their developers give away and contribute to Open Source Software. Outside of Yahoo, he also coaches 3 robotics teams at a local High Sch...


Why-it-matters-that-otonomo-just-raised-$12-Million-in-series-A-funding

Why it matters that otonomo just raised $12 Million in series A funding


Tuesday, November 1, 2016 by

otonomo’s technology offers a cloud-based solution that seamlessly and reliably connects millions of cars to hundreds of services and applications, enabling a new ecosystem of car data, plus an enriched and safer driving experience. The company seeks to advance the connected and autonomous car arenas to improve the drivers’ experience. This is done via otonomo’s marketp...


Android-Test-Butler---White-Glove-Service-for-Automated-Mobile-Tests

Android Test Butler - White-Glove Service for Automated Mobile Tests


Monday, August 8, 2016 by

At LinkedIn, automated testing is a key component of our new strategy for releasing mobile applications with greater frequency. As we developed the new LinkedIn Android app that we launched late last year, we found that our tests had a major problem: our testing environment itself was unreliable, so our tests failed intermittently. We needed a s...


Stable-Release-of-Android-Studio-2.1-Supports-Android-N-Developer-Preview

Stable Release of Android Studio 2.1 Supports Android N Developer Preview


Thursday, April 28, 2016 by

The stable release of Android Studio 2.1 is now available and includes updates to the platform’s IDE wizards, build system and Android Emulator. The Android Studio development team says that the latest release provides access to new features and APIs of the developer preview including the new Jack compiler and Java 8 language support. Android Studio 2.1 includes perform...


Android-Studio-2.0-Now-Available

Android Studio 2.0 Now Available


Monday, April 11, 2016 by

Android Studio 2.0 has been released allowing developers to build apps for the Android platform, including phones and tablets, Android Auto, Android Wear, and Android TV. It is the official IDE from Google including a code editor, code analysis tools, emulators and more. Android Studio 2.0 includes the following new features for Android developers:- Instant Run: De...


Android-Studio-2.0-Preview-Now-Includes-Instant-Run-Feature

Android Studio 2.0 Preview Now Includes Instant Run Feature


Monday, November 23, 2015 by

Google has released Android Studio 2.0, which includes an Instant Run feature to help improve the development workflow. Android Studio’s new Instant Run feature allows developers to quickly see changes running on a device or emulator. Profiling OpenGL ES Android code is now easier with the GPU Profiler in Android Studio. The tool is in early preview and shows detai...


New-Android-Emulator-for-Auto-Developers

New Android Emulator for Auto Developers


Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by

Google is releasing the Desktop Head Unit (DHU), a new testing tool for Android Auto developers. The DHU enables a developer’s workstation to act as an Android Auto head unit that emulates the in-car experience for testing purposes. Once a developer has installed the DHU, they can test Android Auto apps by connecting a phone and workstation via USB. The phone will ...


What-is-New-in-the-Recent-Release-of-Visual-Studio-2015

What is New in the Recent Release of Visual Studio 2015


Friday, July 24, 2015 by

Microsoft just released the highly anticipated Visual Studio 2015 just in advance of the impending Microsoft 10 release. Here is a rundown on what’s new for VS 2015:Cross-platform mobile device support - Android, iOS, and WindowsOut of the box, Visual Studio allows developers to use web technologies to build production quality mobile apps for iOS, Android and Windows us...


Android-M-Developer-Preview-Hits-Version-2

Android M Developer Preview Hits Version 2


Sunday, July 12, 2015 by

Google has released the first update to the M Developer Preview since its launch. The Developer Preview 2 update includes the up to date M release platform code, and near-final APIs to validate an app. To provide more testing support, Google has refined the Nexus system images and emulator system images with the Android platform updates. In addition to platform updates,...


Microsoft-Releases-New-Windows-10-SDK-Preview

Microsoft Releases New Windows 10 SDK Preview


Saturday, July 11, 2015 by

Hot off the press Microsoft has released its latest Windows 10 SDK Preview and the associated Windows 10 Mobile emulators to be used in conjunction with the Windows 10 Insider Preview. This Preview SDK Build includes bug fixes and changes to the API surface area. This latest release is part of Microsoft’s goal is to release a Windows 10 SDK preview that corresponds...


Open-Source-Virtual-Reality-Platform-now-Supports-Android

Open Source Virtual Reality Platform now Supports Android


Wednesday, July 8, 2015 by

The Open Source Virtual Reality (OSVR), an organization working towards an open standard for virtual reality devices, has announced that OSVR software now accommodates Android devices, adding to existing distribution for Windows and Linux.To demonstrate the Android support for mobile VR enabling cross compatibility between hardware and mobile content integrated with OSV...


Windows-10-Developers-Prepare-For-Takeoff

Windows 10 Developers Prepare For Takeoff


Friday, June 26, 2015 by

With Windows 10 being released on July 29, 2015 the Windows 10 team continues to provide updates on things that are new for developers and things you can do to get ready now.There will be more rapid announcements as the team will start releasing previews of the Windows 10 SDK more often to Windows Insiders. Expect to see more rapid releases of the Windows 10 SDK preview...


Google-Releases-Android-M-Developer-Preview

Google Releases Android M Developer Preview


Tuesday, June 9, 2015 by

Google has released the Android M developer preview, offering a clear timeline for testing and feedback plus more updates to the preview build. For the M release, Google reports they have focused on improving the core user experience of and making big changes to the fundamentals of the platform.The M Developer Preview includes an updated SDK with tools, system images fo...


New-Pebble-SDK-3.0-Coincides-With-the-Success-of-the-$15-Million-Pebble-Steel-Kickstarter-Campaign

New Pebble SDK 3.0 Coincides With the Success of the $15 Million Pebble Steel Kickstarter Campaign


Thursday, March 5, 2015 by

With the news that Pebble’s Time Kickstarter campaign has reached over $15 million in revenue, developers may want to start noodling with the new Pebble SDK 3.0 launched last week. Pebble is way north of 400,000 units sold and the number should shoot up when the Pebble Time starts shipping in May and the Time Steel starts shipping in July.So about the new SDK:- Apps bui...


Sony-Releases-Latest-Version-of-SmartEyeglass-SDK-Developer-Preview-with-New-AR-Rendering-API

Sony Releases Latest Version of SmartEyeglass SDK Developer Preview with New AR Rendering API


Monday, December 29, 2014 by

Sony has released a new version of its Developer Preview of the SmartEyeglass SDK which includes a new AR (Augmented Reality) rendering API. That means developers can now render text and graphics which will stay overlaid onto fixed real-world positions when seen through SmartEyeglass. If the user turns to look in another direction, the text and graphics will stay overla...


Get-Access-to-Limited-Edition-Nymi-Bands-for-Beta-Testing

Get Access to Limited Edition Nymi Bands for Beta Testing


Tuesday, October 14, 2014 by

Bionym’s first product, the Nymi Band, is designed to make identity easy by letting let devices and services connect with a person's identity in a secure and privacy-protective manner. The Nymi Band is a wristband that authenticates a user’s identity using their unique electrocardiogram (ECG). Its current focus is on solving authentication friction points such as passwo...


Smart-TV-Alliance-Offers-App-Developers-New-Version-of-Universal-SDK

Smart TV Alliance Offers App Developers New Version of Universal SDK


Tuesday, September 16, 2014 by

The Smart TV Alliance has released v4.0 of its universal SDK which is available through the Alliance’s Common Developer Portal providing a “build once, launch everywhere” system for Smart TV apps.The Smart TV Alliance was launched in 2012 by founding members LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba. One of the main purposes of the organization is to streamline smart TV app...


Sending-the-Baby-on-the-Right-Path:-Quality-Assurance-as-it-Relates-to-Localization-of-Apps

Sending the Baby on the Right Path: Quality Assurance as it Relates to Localization of Apps


Friday, August 22, 2014 by

Let's just admit it: at first glance, "quality assurance" doesn’t have a particularly sexy ring. It might even sound dry and tedious and repetitive. But in the localization world, we think QA is anything but dry and tedious. Sure, it might be a wee bit repetitive, but this is the stage when the localized app finally comes to life for us. After all the time spent on...


Microsoft-Releases-Developer-Updates-for-Visual-Studio-2013-and-Windows-Phone-8.1

Microsoft Releases Developer Updates for Visual Studio 2013 and Windows Phone 8.1


Monday, August 4, 2014 by

Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 and Windows Phone 8.1 Update emulator package are both now available for mobile developers. Visual Studio 2013 Update 3, is the latest full-featured update to the Visual Studio toolset. It contains many new features, including Application Insights updates, Git repository support in CodeLens and Release Management support for Windows Desi...


LG-Launches-New-webOS-TV-SDK-Developer-Site

LG Launches New webOS TV SDK Developer Site


Monday, July 14, 2014 by

LG has launched a new webOS TV Developer Site to provide a one-stop resource center for all developer requirements for webOS TV applications. Developers can learn how to plan, design, develop and publish webOS application for the LG Smart+ TV.About the New WebsiteDevelopers can download and install the webOS TV SDK and set up the development environment. The S...


Smart-TV-Alliance’s-New-Common-App-Developer-Portal-is-Now-Available

Smart TV Alliance’s New Common App Developer Portal is Now Available


Sunday, June 15, 2014 by

Developers interested in creating apps for Smart TV’s can now use a single, integrated process to publish their apps to compliant Smart TV Alliance members’ smart TVs through the Smart TV Alliance Common Developer Portal.The Smart TV Alliance was launched in 2012 by founding members LG Electronics, TP Vision and Toshiba. The organization has worked to create a “bui...


Simplifying-Mobile-Application-Development-with-Continuous-Delivery

Simplifying Mobile Application Development with Continuous Delivery


Wednesday, June 4, 2014 by

In recent years, mobile application usage has evolved and grown tremendously. Unlike core IT systems (ERP, HR, etc.) that are under the close scrutiny of corporate IT, mobile applications come with very different requirements. What’s valuable and efficient today might not be what’s valued tomorrow: these more dynamic applications have to evolve constantly and adapt to u...


New-LG-“G”-Smartwatch-to-Debut,-Will-Run-the-Yet-to-Be-Released-Android-Wear-SDK

New LG “G” Smartwatch to Debut, Will Run the Yet to Be Released Android Wear SDK


Monday, May 12, 2014 by

The smartwatch segment is going to get a little more crowded as LG is doing a soft announcement of its new LG “G” Watch by posting a mini movie weighing in at 54 minutes, a lot of time to watch a watch. The video is available on the G Watch teaser site along with product images and brief feature descriptions.The Android Wear powered watch is set to debut this ...


Developers-Can-Test-Out-Windows-Phone-8.1-with-New-Windows-Phone-Preview-

Developers Can Test Out Windows Phone 8.1 with New Windows Phone Preview


Wednesday, April 16, 2014 by

As of this week, developers can now install Windows Phone 8.1 on their dev phone through the Windows Phone Preview for Developers and try out a lot features that were announced at Build a couple of weeks ago. Along with the tooling delivered in Visual Studio 2013 Update 2 RC, developers can now get everything they need to start building and testing Window...


How-Pebble-Converted-135,070-Customized-Watchfaces-For-Pebble-OS-v2.0

How Pebble Converted 135,070 Customized Watchfaces For Pebble OS v2.0


Monday, April 14, 2014 by

This is the first in a series of technical articles, coding headstarts and white papers, provided by the members of the Pebble software engineering team. The article details what at first appeared to be a daunting challenge faced by the Team in helping a Pebble developer convert the 150,000 v1.0 watch faces that his users had generated tothe newly updated Pebble OS v2.0...


Everything-You-Need-To-Know-About-the-New-Google-Android-Wear-Smart-Watch-OS-Launched-at-the-Game-Developers-Conference

Everything You Need To Know About the New Google Android Wear Smart Watch OS Launched at the Game Developers Conference


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Google likes to be front and center during major developer events and so after announcing new Google Play Services on Monday, on the second day of the GDC they have announced their new Android Wear OS for smart watches and other wearables. And if you want to know everything about the Android Wear from an app developer standpoint, you’ve come to the right place.The Andro...


App-Developers-Can-Program-for-Samsung-Gear-2-and-Gear-2-Neo-with-New-Samsung-Backed-Tizen-SDK-for-Wearables

App Developers Can Program for Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo with New Samsung Backed Tizen SDK for Wearables


Tuesday, March 18, 2014 by

Samsung has announced that Tizen Software Development Kit (SDK) for Wearables is now available. Samsung is targeting developers to create apps for the Samsung Gear 2 and Gear 2 Neo and is promoting over 100 apps that are now available for these devices.The Tizen SDK for Wearables is a comprehensive set of tools for developing Samsung Gear applications. It consists of th...


Microsoft-Offers-Unity-Game-Developers-New-Incentive-Program-to-Develop-Windows-Apps

Microsoft Offers Unity Game Developers New Incentive Program to Develop Windows Apps


Saturday, February 22, 2014 by

In an effort to continue to populate its Windows app market, Microsoft is incentivizing Unity developers to create Windows apps. Developers who qualify will receive complimentary Windows store registration, a Microsoft Windows 8 license, a Windows device (phone/tablets), a promotional package and technical assistance.Any Unity developer using Unity 4...


Windows-Phone-App-Studio-Beta-Receives-Updates

Windows Phone App Studio Beta Receives Updates


Friday, February 21, 2014 by

Microsoft has released new updates to its Windows Phone App Studio Beta, the app building platform for those wanting to create content-based apps, but may not have a strong app development background. Included in the release is a redesigned UI which updates the most-used actions and streamlines the workflow, to make tasks faster and easier to execute. Also new i...