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Guest Post: It's Not a Web App, It's An App You Install From the Web


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

We received an email… "I heard about Forecast, but I couldn’t find it in the App Store. How do I get it?" "You don’t get it from the App Store: just go to http://forecast.io/ on your phone, and you’ll be given instructions on how to download it." "Wow, this is great! I didn’t know you could get apps outsid...


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The changes in iOS 12 for developers


Monday, October 1, 2018 by

It's here, iOS 12 - Apple's latest operating system, and it's chalked full of changes in everything from the user experience to under the programming hood. Along with the new OS, Apple has also released a new round of hardware, most notably with bigger screen sizes, a faster A12 chip, and the new Apple watch series 4. We've all seen the key note int...


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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...


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Qt 5.8 released - one framework to rule them all


Monday, January 23, 2017 by

Qt 5.8 has been released and is available for download from qt.io. Qt 5.8 does of course come with Qt Creator 4.2.1 and an update to Qt for Device Creation. Qt 5.8 is a rather large release, containing quite a large set of new functionality.The highlights of the release include:Qt LiteOne of the main themes of Qt 5.8 has been to make Qt more flexible and easie...


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The Qt Company Expands its Development Framework to Support Connected Things


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by

The Qt Company just introduced the Qt Lite Project, a major expansion of its framework that makes software and device development faster, easier and more lightweight than ever before. Built into Qt’s existing framework, Qt Lite contains a wide range of enhancements that enable developers to streamline the creation and delivery of software and devices for all releva...


Qt-Releases-Version-5.7-of-Its-C++-UI-Development-Framework-Adding-3D-Module

Qt Releases Version 5.7 of Its C++ UI Development Framework Adding 3D Module


Friday, June 17, 2016 by

The Qt Company announces the release of Qt 5.7, the latest version of its cross-platform application and user interface (UI) development framework. Qt 5.7 offers new UI creation opportunities including a new Qt 3D module, as well as new ways to create modern touch-based UIs with Qt Quick Controls 2 and Qt Quick Designer. Qt 5.7 follows the evolution of modern C++, lever...


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Android N Developer Preview 2 Includes New Vulkan 3D Rendering API


Tuesday, April 26, 2016 by

Among the top new features of the recently released Android N Developer Preview 2 is Vulkan, a new 3D rendering API which Google helped to create as a member of the Khronos Group.  Vulkan is a new generation graphics and compute API that provides high-efficiency, cross-platform access to modern GPUs used in a wide variety of devices from PCs and consoles to mobile ...


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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...


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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...


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Fuse Releases Cross Platform UX Tool Suite


Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by

Fuse has announced that its UX tool suite is out of beta and now available for download. One of the advantages of the platform is its ability to provide developers with a prototyping tool that outputs working native code, instead of slideshows and GIFs.In closed beta for a year, the Fuse platform allows developers to create user experiences for native mobile apps. It us...


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Unreal Engine 4.9 Release Offers Game Developers 129 Improvements


Tuesday, September 8, 2015 by

Epic Games has released Unreal Engine 4.9 offering 129 improvements to its gaming engine which is designed to accelerate developers’ productivity for creating high-quality games and applications, training simulations, 3D visualizations, digital films and animated entertainment. Improvements span across PC, mobile, console and VR.For mobile devices, new additions include...


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Adeneo Embedded Releases TI Android KitKat 4.4.4 Development Kit


Friday, August 28, 2015 by

Adeneo Embedded is expanding its developer offerings for embedded environments with the release of the Texas Instruments (TI) Android KitKat 4.4.4 development kit based on Android KitKat 4.4 for TI’s Sitara AM335x Evaluation Module (EVM) and AM335x Starter Kit, as well as Beagleboard.org’s BeagleBone Black. This release includes improvements for CTS compliance for the A...


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Qt Releases New Version of Its Cross Platform Development Environment


Wednesday, July 15, 2015 by

The newly released Qt 5.5 offers new functionality for the Qt cross platform development environment as well as a more simplified product offering structure. Among the top aspects of the release is the company’s preparation for Windows 10 functionality once it is officially released by Microsoft. Qt is currently running on top of the new WinRT APIs on Windows 8 and...


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Unity 5.1 Release Includes Native Oculus Rift Deployment


Friday, June 19, 2015 by

Unity Technologies has released Unity 5.1, bringing game developers a unified development experience for Virtual Reality platforms including Oculus Rift and updated multiplayer networking solutions.With Unity 5.1 the company has added a optimized rendering pipeline for VR and AR devices. Native Oculus Rift deployment is now available and native support for other platfor...


YAWMOO-Offers-C-and-C++-Interpreted-Developer-Environment-for-OS-X

YAWMOO Offers C and C++ Interpreted Developer Environment for OS X


Monday, June 15, 2015 by

YAWMOO has released a new update to CPPlay, its C and C++ interpreted environment for OS X Yosemite. CPPlay allows developers to enter code and immediately see the results, much like Apple's Swift Playground feature in Xcode. CPPlay was designed with learning and creative coding in mind as the platform allows developers to eliminate edit/compile/link/run cycles. De...


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NVIDIA Tegra Android Development Pack Now AndroidWorks Development Platform for All Android Devices


Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by

Formerly known as Tegra Android Development Pack, NVIDIA AndroidWorks 1R1 provides a full suite of native application development tools for Android - now available for all Android platforms.This release includes support for NVIDIA Tegra X1 processor with NVIDIA Maxwell PC graphics architecture in the all-new NVIDIA SHIELD; providing the latest Android NDK and NDK64 r10d...


New-Google-APIs-Expands-Mobile-Developers-Ability-to-Leverage-Gaming-and-More-on-the-Big-Screen

New Google APIs Expands Mobile Developers Ability to Leverage Gaming and More on the Big Screen


Monday, June 8, 2015 by

Google has released a number of new developer tools for Google Cast specifically designed to help mobile app and game app developers to bring new experiences to the TV.The new Google Cast Remote Display APIs in Beta helps mobile developers to bring graphically intensive apps or games to Google Cast receivers with APIs for Android and iOS. Casting an Android screen has b...


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Adeneo Embedded Releases Texas Instruments Android KitKat 4.4.4 Reference Board Support Package


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by

Adeneo Embedded has announced the release of the Texas Instruments (TI) Android KitKat 4.4.4 Reference Board Support Package (BSP) for TI's Sitara AM437x platforms. This release includes support for the AM437x evaluation module (EVM) general purpose board.TI’s Sitara AM437x processor, based on the ARM Cortex-A9 core, is designed with highly integrated peripherals, and l...


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New Release of Intel Graphics Performance Analyzers Supports Windows and Android


Wednesday, April 22, 2015 by

Intel has released the latest version (Release 1 2015) of its Graphics Performance Analyzers (GPA) which offers an analysis and optimization tool for Windows targets - including Intel Atom processors - from a Windows host. It also supports the latest generations of Intel Core and Intel Atom processors for applications developed for Windows or Android.Intel GPA provides ...


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Valve Releases New Steam Products and Technologies at GDC 2015


Saturday, March 7, 2015 by

Valve has announced a number of product and technologies at GDC including Steam Link, which provides the ability to stream all Steam content from any PC or Steam Machine on the same home network. Supporting 1080p at 60Hz with low latency, Steam Link will be available this November for $49.99, and available with a Steam Controller for an additional $49.99 in the US. ...


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Khronos Group Introduces New Vulkan Hardware Driver API and SPIR V Intermediate Language Shared by Vulkan and OpenCL 2.1


Wednesday, March 4, 2015 by

The Khronos Group, an open consortium of hardware and software companies, has released the technical previews of the new Vulkan open standard API for high-efficiency access to graphics and compute on modern GPUs that are used in a wide variety of devices.The new introduction is a ground-up design, previously referred to as the Next Generation OpenGL Initiative, that pro...


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Developers Can Create HTML5 and Native Content for New Ubuntu Phone


Wednesday, February 11, 2015 by

Canonical has announced the first phone running the open source OS Ubuntu, the Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition, which is available in limited quantities in Europe from the Spanish device maker BQ. Availability of the phone will be announced through @Ubuntu and @bqreaders on Twitter as well as Ubuntu G+ and Ubuntu Facebook.The Aquaris E4.5 Ubuntu Edition abandons the app mod...


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New MIPS Creator CI20 Development Board By Imagination Technologies


Monday, December 8, 2014 by

A new microcomputer, the MIPS Creator CI20 development board by Imagination Technologies Limited for Android and Linux users is finally here. The release of  the MIPS Creator CI20 development board even generated so much interest that the company’s site crashed due to the intensity of the pressure. Creator is a new program that was created as low cos...


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What Developers Need To Know About Android 5.0 Lollipop


Monday, October 27, 2014 by

Google is touting Android 5.0 Lollipop as its largest and most ambitious release for Android and now that the public has been notified of its upcoming availability, we thought we’d provide an overview of the latest L iteration.Google’s main goal with the new mobile SDK is to provide a more seamless experience across phones, tablets, wearables, TVs, cars and anything els...


Imagination-Technologies-Releases-PowerVR-SDK-v3.4-Including-Support-for-Android-5.0-and-WebGL

Imagination Technologies Releases PowerVR SDK v3.4 Including Support for Android 5.0 and WebGL


Thursday, October 23, 2014 by

The PowerVR SDK v3.4 is the latest release of Imagination Technologies software development kit which offers a full range of licensable multimedia technologies across the areas of graphics, ray tracing, video and vision.Key features of this release include the addition of the latest compilers for PowerVR Series6 (FP16 and FP32) and Series6XT GPUs to PVRShaderEditor, pro...


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Corona Now Supports Windows Phone 8 via CoronaCards


Thursday, October 23, 2014 by

Corona has announced support for Windows Phone 8 via its CoronaCards, which provides flexibility for developers using the Corona platform to develop for Windows Phone 8. CoronaCards is a version of the Corona platform (running the Corona Lua code) that can be embedded into any native app allowing developers to also hook in any native functionality via a native/Lua bridg...


Cross-Platform-Development-Tool-Mono-Offers-Updates

Cross Platform Development Tool Mono Offers Updates


Wednesday, August 13, 2014 by

Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to create cross platform applications. Sponsored by Xamarin, Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime. The release of Mono 3.6 offers a number of enhancements and bug fixes. These include improvements in the debugger...


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The Lowdown on Google’s New L Developer Preview from Google IO


Thursday, June 26, 2014 by

Among the biggest news from Google I/O is the L Developer Preview, which lets developers check out the new features and capabilities of the next version of Android and provides the ability to develop and test on the new platform. What Google says about the OS:Material design for the multiscreen world: A new design language that takes a comprehensive approach to vis...


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Marmalade Announces Free SDK License with the Launch of Version 7.3


Monday, June 9, 2014 by

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 ...


iOS-8-to-Offer-App-Developers-More-than-4,000-New-APIS,-Plus-a-Host-of-Other-Goodies

iOS 8 to Offer App Developers More than 4,000 New APIS, Plus a Host of Other Goodies


Monday, June 2, 2014 by

Its official, iOS 8 is on its way and the beta version of the operating system is now available for developers to play with. Announced at WWDC, iOS 8, OS X Yosemite, and the new programming language, Swift (available in Xcode 6), were all big news. This article concentrates on iOS 8, which will be available this fall as a free software update for users.iOS 8 lets develo...


Hybrid-Web-Applications:-The-Best-of-All-Worlds-for-Mobile-Application-Development

Hybrid Web Applications: The Best of All Worlds for Mobile Application Development


Tuesday, April 1, 2014 by

Mobile application developers face a dilemma. The mobile device landscape is fragmented and fast-moving. To be sure of covering as much of the market as possible, applications need to support multiple operating system environments, such as Android, iOS and BlackBerry OS. But these environments have different architectures and application programming interfaces (API...


Khronos-Releases-OpenGL-ES-3.1-Specification

Khronos Releases OpenGL ES 3.1 Specification


Monday, March 17, 2014 by

The Khronos Group has announced the release of the OpenGL ES 3.1 specification, bringing new functionality to its royalty-free 3D graphics API that is used on nearly all of the world’s mobile devices. OpenGL ES 3.1 provides access to state-of-the-art graphics processing unit (GPU) functionality with portability across mobile and embedded operating systems and ...


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Leadwerks Gaming SDK Arrives on Steam


Tuesday, January 7, 2014 by

Leadwerks Game Engine: Indie Edition is a powerful and easy-to-use game engine for building any kind of 3D game. With a rapid development pipeline, Lua script integration, and available learning materials, Leadwerks is the perfect way to make 3D games that look and feel amazing. Read more for the full scoop. Key Features Learn to Make Your Own Royalty-Free Games Leadw...


Corona-to-Offer-Game-Developers-Support-of-Windows-Platform-in-2014

Corona to Offer Game Developers Support of Windows Platform in 2014


Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by

Developers using the Corona SDK will soon be able to launch their apps on the Windows Phone 8 and Windows Store platforms, according to a blog post on Microsoft’s Dev blog. Currently Corona supports iOS, Android, Kindle Fire and NOOK all from a single code base. No specific date has been given for the Windows support other than first quarter 2014. Corona also recently ...


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List of Completely Free Programming Books


Thursday, September 26, 2013 by

Developers and programmers alike need resources, and if you are looking for a free way to dive into programming, I've got the source for you. Head on over to stackoverflow and check out this growing list of books online or offline that you can use to either get started with or sharpen your app development mastery.   Everything from C# essentials...