Marmalade SDK rescued by GMO Cloud with plans to continue development
Friday, January 6, 2017 by Richard Harris
GMO Cloud - based in Japan has obtained the exclusive license to resell the cross platform SDK “Marmalade,” (previously known as Ideaworks3D Limited) which enables the development of games and apps compiled from a single source code."We are very excited about GMO managing the development and distribution of the Marmalade SDK to enable our customers to continue building ...
Marmalade Offers New Backend-as-a-Service for Cross Platform Game Developers
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade is now offering Marmalade Game Services offering a new backend service powered by GameSparks, a cross platform Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) provider for games. Through the GameSparks platform and integration via their C++ SDK, Marmalade Game Services allows developers to build the server-side features of their game, offering the ability to connec...
Marmalade Updates Include Support for iOS 9, Android M and Windows 10
Friday, September 25, 2015 by Richard Harris
Marmalade latest release of its cross platform development environment offers a triple play as it adds support for Apple’s new iOS 9 update, Google’s soon to be released Android M and Microsoft’s Windows 10.The V7.9 update was timed to match with Apple’s roll-out of iOS 9 and will help developers ensure that games and apps made with Marmalade are fully compatible with t...
Game Developers See Added Performance with Wwise Audio Engine Updates
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 by Richard Harris
Recently Audiokinetic released the latest version of its Wwise audio engine for interactive audio content used by the interactive media and gaming industries. It features an optimized run-time sound engine and an audio authoring application for creating and managing game audio content.This latest version, Wwise 2015.1, focuses on runtime performance optimizations and au...
Guidelines to Bringing Marmalade SDK-based Apps to Windows 10
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Recently Marmalade released a beta version of the Marmalade SDK with Windows 10 support. The platform was developed through a partnership with the Windows 10 Insider Program, with Marmalade working with the Windows 10 and Visual Studio teams to make sure that apps and games built with the Marmalade SDK work well for Windows 10 and with the latest Visual Studio tools.The...
New Android In App Purchasing SDK from Fortumo Offers Offline Payments
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
Fortumo has released a new version of its Android in-app purchasing SDK for app stores which can process mobile payments even when app users are not connected to the internet.Fortumo’s in-app purchasing SDK is used by a number of alternative Android app stores include device manufacturers (NOOK, ZTE, Oppo, Gionee), mobile operators (Telenor, Turkcell, Kyivstar...
Microsoft Launches New Dev Center Partner Program
Thursday, September 11, 2014 by Richard Harris
Microsoft has announced a new Dev Center Partner Program which provides middleware providers access to devices, software, co-marketing, event support, and more. The program includes a new partner directory to help developers find a growing list of middleware partners targeting Windows.Current partners include Unity, PayPal, PhoneGap, Facebook, Localytics, Fortumo, Syncf...
New Marmalade 7.4 SDK Optimizes Cross Platform Development for Windows Phone 8.1 and iOS 8 and Xcode 6
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade has launched the latest edition of its cross-platform app development tool with the release of Marmalade 7.4.The updated SDK includes a number of new features to assist developers in deploying their apps to a broad range of platforms. Marmalade uses a core C++ tool to give game developers the ability to publish native like performance for games in the app stor...
Marmalade to Offer Developers $80,000 in Prizes for Apps Deployed to the Amazon Appstore
Monday, July 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade Technologies is hosting a new weekly promotion with a total prize value of over $80,000. To enter the contest developers can use any Marmalade license, including the free license, to deploy to the Amazon Appstore and enter into the weekly prize draw to win Marmalade and Amazon prizes.Every Marmalade app that is successfully submitted to the Amazon Ap...
Marmalade Announces Free SDK License with the Launch of Version 7.3
Monday, June 9, 2014 by Richard Harris
Marmalade Technologies is now offering a free license for their cross-platform SDK. Marmalade’s free SDK license enables developers to create apps and games for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Windows Store, BlackBerry and Tizen using a single codebase for native performance on any device. With the free license developers have access to Marmalade Quick, Marmalade Web ...
Marmalade Throws it Weight Behind Tizen HTML5 Platform
Thursday, June 5, 2014 by Richard Harris
Marmalade has announced that it has joined the Tizen Association Partner Program to help drive the development and deployment of the Tizen Operating System (OS) platform. The Tizen Association has been formed to guide the industry role of Tizen, including gathering of requirements, identification and facilitation of service models, and overall industry ma...
Tizen: The OS of Things has Arrived in a Ripe Market
Thursday, June 5, 2014 by Brian Warner
There’s been a lot of talk recently about Tizen, a new open source mobile operating system developed primarily by Samsung and Intel, and hosted as a Collaborative Project at The Linux Foundation. So what is it, and why is it important? Fundamentally, Tizen is about convergence, and developing a single platform that can be used for all manner of devices. But to rea...
New Marmalade Juice Recompiles iOS Projects Natively for Android
Friday, March 21, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade has announced the release of Marmalade Juice which recompiles iOS projects natively for Android. The tool comes as standard with all Marmalade licenses including Community.Marmalade Juice lets developers using Xcode, Objective-C and all the iOS APIs to deploy to Android including the Google Play or Amazon App Store. The iOS app will be recompiled to ...
Tizen App Challenge Winners Announced
Monday, March 17, 2014 by Richard Harris
Tizen has announced the winners of the Tizen App Challenge, a contest that awarded over $4M in prizes to app developers. 54 prizes were awarded to top ranked Tizen apps across 9 categories. In addition, the top rated HTML5 apps received $50,000 each.Roughly half of the submissions were HTML5 and the other half were native. In a survey of contestants, a third o...
App Developers See More Enterprise Mobile Solutions, Signs of Life for BlackBerry at Apps World North America
Friday, February 7, 2014 by Richard Harris
We just finished up two days of another great event, as by
all accounts Apps World North America 2104 was bigger and better than last
Its just too big an event for us to cover every aspect of
the presentations, exhibitors and other activities, so I thought I would
present a few thoughts on the event itself and a few nuggets of interest (at
least I tho...
Marmalade Launches Free Thought Leadership Webinar Series aimed at Game Developers
Thursday, January 16, 2014 by Richard Harris
16th January 2014: Marmalade Technologies Ltd, makers of the C++ cross-platform SDK, today announced the launch of The Marmalade Partner Webinar Series, which has been developed as an educational resource for game developers who are interested in learning about useful tools, strategies and tips to help them get the most out of their games.Each webinar is presented by a ...
Marmalade Releases Version 7.1 for Cross platform Game and App Development, Testing and Deployment
Friday, December 27, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade Technologies has released Marmalade 7.1 of its C++ SDK which focuses on making cross-platform game and app development, testing and deployment even easier for their community.
New features found in the software include the following:
Support for the official Tizen and Windows Phone emulatorsMarmalade developers can now deploy and test their games a...
Wacom Creative Canvas Was Developed Using Marmalade
Monday, October 7, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade – creators of the award winning cross-platform development tool – today announced that Wacom Co. Ltd. has used Marmalade to develop the ‘Wacom Creative Canvas’ – a graphic drawing application which has been embedded into their new professional creative tablet – ‘Cintiq Companion Hybrid’.Wacom selected Marmalade for its impeccable native performance and ability...
Weekly Roundup: Marmalade and Tizen, BlackBerry Developers, New School Monetization, Hyro, 2014 GDC, VLC, Rust, Opera Mobile, and iOS7 Sickness
Saturday, September 28, 2013 by Richard Harris
Top Stories for the week of 9/28/2013iOS 7 You are Making Me Sick. Really?In a recent article I came across, there are reports coming in that iOS 7 with it's warping, parallax, and other on UI screen visual effects, are making some people nauseous enough to actually throw up! Symptoms like vertigo, nausea, headaches, dizziness and more are all being reported.Initia...
Marmalade Dives Into Tizen: Gives Developers First Taste Of Tizen App Development
Monday, September 23, 2013 by Richard Harris
LONDON UK and SUNNYVALE, CA, USA – 23 September 2013: Marmalade – creators of the award winning cross-platform SDK – today announced the release of SDK version 6.4 which features support of the eagerly awaited new Tizen platform, which will launch later this year.On downloading the latest SDK, developers will get native access to Tizen and will be able to port existing ...
Cross Platform App Development Where, What and Do You Need it
Monday, August 19, 2013 by Richard Harris
The problem of cross-platform development is as old as computer programming itself. Cross-platform software can be divided into two types. One requires individual building or compilation for each platform that it supports, and the other can be directly run on any platform without special preparation, e.g. software written just once in an interpreted language for which t...
Marmalade SDK Makes ME's List of Top 50 Mobile Innovators For 2013
Friday, August 16, 2013 by Richard Harris
Now in it's 3rd year, the annual Mobile Entertainment (ME) who's who list has arrived and Marmalade has made the list of the top 50 mobile innovators again!ME’s Top 50 Mobile Innovators project is aimed at UK registered, privately owned mobile businesses who deserve recognition for their enthusiasm and devotion to the industry. The mobile sectors it encompasse...
Marmalade Extends Smart TV Support with Latest SDK Update
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade SDK now offers full support for the latest Roku streaming platform, allowing games and apps that are made with Marmalade to target both Roku 2 and 3 players, as well as Roku Streaming Stick, from today. This announcement builds on Marmalade's existing support for Roku 2 streaming players. Also available to qualifying Marmalade developers* is functionality...
Fortumo Announces Support for Marmalade SDK
Thursday, June 6, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Marmalade - the award-winning cross-platform development tool - and Fortumo, the developer-friendly mobile payments provider, today announced
that Fortumo has been seamlessly integrated with the Marmalade SDK to enable
developers easy access to in-app purchasing in 80 countries.
This partnership will enable Marmalade's developers to easily add
Marmalade Giving Away Free SDK Licenses for BlackBerry 10
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade – the award-winning cross-platform development tool – today announced the launch of a new offer where indie game and app developers can claim a free Marmalade SDK Licence. From today, eligible developers will be able to qualify for the offer by registering on madewithmarmalade.com/blackberry then downloading a free evaluation version of the Marmalade SDK....
Hit Mobile Games Come to Windows Phone 8 via Marmalade
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 by Richard Harris
Drawing on Marmalade’s recently-announced support for Windows Phone 8 and using the latest beta released on 25 March, both games have been ported and deployed in-house by the developers and are available now for download from the Windows Phone Store. 6th Planet, from Belgian developers Monkube, tells the story of a near future, where the planet Saturn suddenly...
Marmalade Revolutionises Mobile Games Porting with 'iOS on Android' SDK
Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
Marmalade - the award-winning cross-platform development tool – today announced the launch of Marmalade Juice, a unique technology that entirely replaces the need to port iOS games to Android and other platforms.Marmalade Juice breaks down the barriers for iOS developers looking to target other ecosystems by allowing them to recompile Objective-C and native OS APIs...
Will Fragmentation Kill the Indie App Developer
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by Richard Harris
How many devices does the app developer have to support when you add up all of the iOS, Android, Windows, Amazon, and other variants together? 156 according to Flurry is your target number, and that it's if are only targeting a stable app release on 80% of the known devices! If you’re a large or particularly thorough app developer, reaching 90% of active...
Marmalade Quick LUA App Programming
Monday, March 4, 2013 by Richard Harris
Do you like programming apps in LUA? Marmalade Quick might just be a new option for you then. It is a fast, flexible and open RAD programming environment for the creation of 2D games and apps using LUA as the primary language to write in.It’s based upon Open Source components including Cocos2d-x and Box2D, and the entire engine is made available in source code (rar...