Low code app development and API webinars from LANSA
Tuesday, February 6, 2024 by Richard Harris
Are your development projects hitting roadblocks due to complexity or cost? The answer could lie in professional low-code!
Build custom applications and solve your most pressing business problems efficiently. Join LANSA’s upcoming webinars to learn how. Hosted in three different timezones, registration is free and you can pick the session that works best for yo...
Frostpunk Beyond the Ice opens early access
Monday, February 5, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Com2uS, in collaboration with NetEase and 11 bit studios, has opened Early Access for Frostpunk: Beyond the Ice on Google Play and Apple App Store for players living in the US, UK, and Philippines. Fans of the original Frostpunk, which has sold more than 3 million copies since its launch in 2018 and was a nominee for both the British Academy Film Awards and BAFTA Game A...
GDCA 2024 nominees and honorable mentions revealed
Friday, January 26, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
The finalists for the 24th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards, the peer-based video game event celebrating the industry’s top games and developers, have been revealed. The winners in all categories will be honored at the Game Developers Choice Awards (GDCA) ceremony, which takes place at the 2024 Game Developers Conference (GDC) on Wednesday, March 20, and is he...
Symbolic AI programming platform Allegro CL releases v11 update
Monday, January 15, 2024 by Richard Harris
Franz Inc. announced the release of Allegro CL v11, which includes key performance enhancements now available within the most effective system for developing and deploying applications to solve complex problems in the field of Artificial Intelligence.
"The rapid adoption of Generative AI (LLMs) is fueling heightened demand for guided, fact-based applications whi...
Code Institute celebrates achievements from 2023
Friday, January 12, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
Code Institute, a provider of software development education, is thrilled to announce a series of significant successes over the past year, reinforcing its pivotal role in the tech education sector.
Code Institute, the only university credit-rated coding bootcamp in the UK and Europe, has continued rapid European growth.
Demonstrating its dedication to making...
Warpath 9.0 updates released from Lilith Games
Wednesday, January 3, 2024 by Freeman Lightner
Competitive military RTS Warpath ignites an all-new Theater of Conquest: Rome in its latest 9.0 update, available to play for free on PC and mobile iOS and Android devices. Lilith Games introduced a 26-day campaign with new Rome-specific Air Force units, new officers Everbloom (Infantry) and Rapier (Tank), and the new Operation Hegemon game mode, followed up by War...
Hybrid casual mobile games will get hotter in 2024 says Mintegral
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 by Richard Harris
In the evolving mobile gaming landscape, the hottest trend is hybrid-casual games, where downloads grew by 13% and revenues reached $1.4 billion in 2022.
Hybrid-casual fills a need between hyper-casual games, usually free-to-play games with simple gaming mechanisms, and mid-core games, which customers purchase to play and are rewarded with intricate gameplay and ...
Gen AI hype will compress in 2024 says DataStax
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 by Richard Harris
There will be a next-level renaissance around open data and open source when it comes to generative AI.
We have gone from the open source being software you can download for free to "knowing what would know what's in your food". People are severely freaked out about the privacy aspect of GenAI. They worry they have lost their privacy and are unsur...
EV charging station app from LeapCharger out now
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
LeapCharger, the electric vehicle (EV) charging company announced that its app is now available for download on the Google PlayStore.
The launch comes on the heels of a series of beta tests conducted in numerous key and target markets to ensure proper mobile connectivity and availability, including Dubai, the United States, Canada, and India. According to LeapCh...
Mobile gaming cross platform Pley brings games to the web
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Pley, the cross-platform solution that makes mobile games playable on the web, announced a partnership with Tilting Point to distribute its farming simulation game Homesteads: Dream Farm. Pley’s complete solution has enabled Tilting Point and game developer Enixan to port and distribute the title on Pley’s "native web" browser platform, e...
Runtime code review from AppMap enhances productivity
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
AppMap has announced its innovative Runtime Code Review solution that will transform software quality and the developer experience. AppMap's mission is to deliver actionable insights to developers where they work, and AppMap continues to deliver on the promise with its latest release for the GitHub Marketplace.
Unexpected runtime defects account fo...
Create 3D animations on your phone with Move AI
Monday, November 13, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Move AI has announced the official release of a single-camera motion capture app, Move One. After 12 weeks in beta, the app is now available to animators and creators looking to bring realistic human motion to their 3D characters. Move One provides high-quality, realistic motion data that you can capture anywhere using just an iPhone.
Move AI unlocks 3D animation wit...
App server market size expected to reach 52B by 2030
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 by Richard Harris
The platform called an application server is typically used for cloud-based apps for mobile devices like tablets and smartphones. While allowing the right to access and the functionality of the corporate application, the application server serves as the host for the user's business logic.
The banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) industry are always d...
Free GPS Tracking app for kids this Halloween
Monday, October 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Halloween is just around the corner, a time of year when children dress up in their favorite costumes and roam the neighborhoods in search of treats. While this festival is filled with fun and excitement, it also comes with concerns for parents about their children's safety. Recognizing the importance of this, Chirp GPS, the renowned tracking app, has stepped up in ...
App Builder Design contest from Infragistics
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Infragistics, the provider of tools and solutions for app design and development, has announced a new App Builder Design Contest where developers, designers and non-designers alike can unleash their creativity and win prizes. The competition provides participants with free access to the App Builder drag & drop tool, which allows designers and developers to...
Game Development World Championship 2023 Winter Season
Thursday, October 12, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
The Game Development World Championship (GDWC) has opened the 2023 Winter Season for submissions. Games can be submitted until the end of the year. Winners will be announced in February 2024.
Winter Season breaks records with the biggest prize pool in GDWC history, totaling over $660,000 in value. Prizes are spread across 12 award categories and range from swag &...
OneSignal to delete inactive app users by October 31st unless you pay
Thursday, October 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
OneSignal, a company that provides a push notification service for mobile and web applications, just announced they are going to start deleting subscribers that are in-active for over 18 months unless you choose a paid subscription plan.
In an email to developers, they said: "If you'd like to retain all your push subscriptions (players), you can upgrade...
Real time data streaming enhancements from DiffusionData
Wednesday, September 13, 2023 by Richard Harris
DiffusionData announced the release of Diffusion 6.10. The latest developer-centric enhancements to the framework aim to free up resources, speed and simplify development, and reduce operational costs.
"We spend a lot of time speaking to developers and architects about how we can improve our framework, what they need that we’re not providing and what can w...
No code guide to app development
Friday, September 1, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Remember when crafting an app felt like climbing Mt. Everest in flip-flops? Those days are behind us! No longer do you need years of coding lessons or deep pockets to hire a dev team. In this beginner's guide to building apps without writing code, we'll first explain what low-code and no-code platforms are. We'll introduce the platforms available to you, gui...
WW2 mobile game Warpath reaches 30 million downloads
Friday, August 18, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Lilith Games announced that Warpath, the free-to-play competitive RTS game available on PC, iOS, and Android devices, reached 30 million cumulative global downloads, further solidifying its reputation as one of the best military strategy games recognized by military game enthusiasts. Warpath is an epic military strategy simulator that tests players’ courage a...
Detect hard coded secrets with new capabilities from Cycode
Thursday, August 10, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Cycode announced the expansion of its hard-coded secrets detection in cloud-based workplaces, as well as a collaboration with Azure DevOps pipelines to ensure end-to-end supply chain integrity and a new IDE plug-in for seamless integration with VS Code.
Building upon its existing code-to-cloud coverage, Cycode now extends its secrets scanning capabilities to encompas...
App Builder new controls in Blazor and more launch in Ultimate 23.1
Friday, July 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Infragistics announced the launch of Infragistics Ultimate 23.1. This latest iteration of Infragistics Ultimate, the company's flagship UX and UI product, introduces significant enhancements in three key areas: App Builder, next-generation visualization experiences, and new controls in Blazor and Web Components. With Ultimate 23.1, developers can expedite project de...
African gaming market continues to grow driven by mobile game revenues
Friday, July 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
New data released from Newzoo and Carry1st reveals that the African gaming market is set for continued growth, driven by increased mobile gaming revenues.
According to this latest report commissioned by African company Carry1st, the Sub-Saharan Africa gaming market is projected to reach over $1 billion by 2024 and will continue to grow in the following year by a...
Multiplayer solution for game developers from Coherence
Tuesday, July 18, 2023 by Richard Harris
Coherence has announced their revolutionary network engine that redefines "effortless" for multiplayer connectivity is available now. Coherence is the first network engine that a designer can use with zero need for coding, offering a powerful set of tools that allows developers to have working multiplayer prototypes running in a matter of minutes. It is o...
Is Temu safe, legit, or dangerous: Perspective from an app developer
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 by Richard Harris
Temu is a shopping website, and app chalked full of products from overseas at ridiculously dirt cheap prices. They have almost everything you can imagine too. From laser pointer slingshots to Expresso makers, the entire ecosystem is built around keeping you shopping with a gamified experience, and it gets addicting quickly.
Some of the ADM staff have placed orders an...
Thursday, June 29, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
BadInternetBills site launches to oppose bills in Congress
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Fight for the Future has recently announced the launch of badinternetbills.com, in response to a slew of bills targeting free expression and end-to-end encryption. It is a home base for people to take action against the numerous misguided bills making their way through Congress, all congregated on one easy-to-use site.
According to Fight for the Future, "De...
Most time demanding video games revealed
Friday, May 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
New research has shown the top games that take the longest to complete, with many taking hundreds if not thousands of hours.
The study by Cribbage Online analyzed a database of completion times of over 60,000 games across PC and all consoles in order to determine which took the longest to gather all achievements, unlocks, secrets, and collectibles resulting in 100% c...
Red Hat Summit 2023 event lineup
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Red Hat Summit 2023 is underway and below you will find information on event activities and the latest product news announcements, from generative AI to automation and DevSecOps.
Tuesday, May 23:
9 am EDT - Keynote: Innovation doesn’t rely on your IT budget
Hosted by Red Hat leaders alongside:
Tom Gilbert, Head of Cloud and Middleware,...
AI VS code extension from Metabob speeds up code review
Monday, May 15, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Metabob announced a new artificial intelligence (AI)-powered virtual studio code (VSCode) extension for its debugging and refactoring tool that speeds software development code review by 60%. It provides users with useful context-sensitive code recommendations to fix errors right in the integrated development environment (IDE), and it is specifically trained to fix code...
Automated service to service access emerges from Otterize
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Otterize, an open-source solution that's re-inventing how to connect services securely, to each other and to their infrastructures, today announced $11.5M in seed funding and publicly unveiled its new Otterize Cloud product, which is now in GA. The round was led by Index Ventures, followed by Dig Ventures, and Vine Ventures, with participation by Jibe Ventures, Crew...
AI content generator from YAHAHA Studios steals the show at GDC
Friday, April 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
Game Developer Conference (GDC) 2023 saw YAHAHA taking over the convention from March 20th - 24th, drawing more than 2,700 participants to its in-booth speeches, over 5,000 people to its networking party, and supporting the creation of nearly 800 games during GDC. All games were created by attendees during YAHAHA's live events and supported by YAHAHA's code-free...
API exploration tool SwaggerHub Explore launches from SmartBear
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
SmartBear is giving developers instant access to RESTful and Apache Kafka endpoints with the new SwaggerHub Explore. The free API exploration tool has an easy-to-use interface and accelerates the development lifecycle, allowing developers to easily visualize API data in a single place and quickly evaluate functionality before investing valuable time in API integration. ...
Web3 map app to launch from Illust and partners
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Illust is proud to announce a partnership with BUIDL Week and the ETHDenver Web3 Festival (along with amazing artists, DAOs, local businesses, and musicians), to produce the very first official web3 city map of Denver. This revolutionary "application" will feature a channel for Denver designed to capture its history, culture, and inhabitants. Newcome...
How app development is evolving
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
Smartphone applications are a ubiquitous part of modern life, we talk to friends, consume media and program our daily life using software available in the palm of our hands. Mobile app functionality has steadily become more advanced and developers have to continuously push the envelope to secure a meaningful segment of the market share.
There’s an average of 3,...