The future of AI in advertising for mobile could be audio-centric
Friday, July 19, 2019 by Richard Harris
Instreamatic is bringing an entirely new kind of ad type to mobile apps. The platform enables AI-backed dialogue advertising. Imagine you're listening to Pandora (who they just partnered with a few weeks ago) and you hear an ad asking if you want to learn about a brand's product. You can verbally respond to the ad - yes to get more info, or no to skip and return...
Develop on the Mainframe like any other cloud platform with Zowe
Monday, February 11, 2019 by Richard Harris
The Open Mainframe Project announced that Zowe, an open source software framework for the mainframe that strengthens integration with modern enterprise applications, is now production ready less than six months after launching. Any enterprise or solution developer can access the Zowe 1.0 source code or convenience build and incorporate it into their products or services...
App development strategies from Swish's CTO Jeff Whelpley
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 by Richard Harris
Deciding on how to get your idea to the mobile market can be a long journey. Things like building your own infrastructure vs. a managed services approach, and leveraging open source technologies to keep dev costs down are just a few of the things to consider.We had a recent discussion with the CTO of Swish (a budgeting app founded by the guys who did Get Human) on mobil...
Using feature flags in your app release management strategy
Thursday, April 19, 2018 by Richard Harris
Giant software releases that happen on an annual basis need to stay in the past. Year-long release cycles mean developers are forced to simply “push and pray” that the update is successful. There’s too much room for error and consumers are forced to deal with too much change at once.Today’s consumers expect constant, imperceptible software updates, and today’s developer...
Review: The BTS08 Wireless Speaker by iClever
Thursday, April 6, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
When you finally get sick of those tiny speakers on your mobile and want to listen to music, podcasts, or movie audio with better punch and volume, you undoubtedly start looking for alternatives to play sound through. And you will have no shortage of options either - just search "wireless sound" on Amazon and you'll find thousands of results!
So when we r...
Gamifying an app can help it stand out along with these ideas
Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Richard Harris
Editors note: Guest submission by Hunter Jensen, Founder and CEO of Barefoot SolutionsWith more than 4.2 million smartphone apps in the Apple App and Google Play stores, there’s a lot of software that will never pick up the steam needed to become the next Angry Birds, YouTube, or Snapchat. There is good news, though. If you’re considering building an app from scratch or...
Upcoming events for the DevOps industry
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 by Richard Harris
Electric Cloud has announced two upcoming DevOps industry events in January 2017. DevOps luminaries who presented at DevOps Enterprise Summit San Francisco 2016 (DOES16) will join an online video podcast to discuss proven patterns and best practices for leading a successful DevOps transformation. Plus, industry experts on ITIL and DevOps will share their tips for i...
6 DevOps events coming in November
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by Christian Hargrave
Event #1 Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at 10 a.m. PDT: LiveVideo Podcast: Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) Episode 56: Special Episode with Electric Cloud Customers Presenting at DOES16Continuous Discussions (#c9d9) is a live video podcast for discussing Agile, DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Each episode focuses on a different topic relating to modern software de...
Four DevOps Events in September From Electric Cloud
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by Richard Harris
Electric Cloud just announced four upcoming DevOps industry events taking place in September. These events feature DevOps and IT experts who will share best practices and insights for adopting DevOps in the enterprise. Topic of discussions will include advanced deployment patterns, artifact repositories in the Continuous Delivery pipeline, as well as speakers ...
Apps that Stick: A 29 Step Plan for a Killer Launch
Thursday, June 18, 2015 by Matthew Cordasco
Hey while you’re chugging that beer Friday back you may want to think about this head-spinning number: To date App Store developers have earned a cumulative $25 billion from the sale of apps and games.That a big pie, do you have what it takes to get your proper slice?Also, there’s a science to coding an app and there is definitely a science to marketing apps. Finding yo...
Amazon Updates Web App Starter Kit for Fire TV
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Richard Harris
Amazon’s Web App Starter Kit for Fire TV is an open source project intended to help developers get up to speed on creating simple media-oriented apps for the Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick. The Starter Kit provides a basic media app template that is designed for the 10-foot user experience and includes UI controls, support for the Fire TV remote, sample UI compon...
ComboApp Launches New Podcast
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
The folks at ComboApp are launching a new “Marketing Tidbits with ComboApp” podcast this fall. The new podcast is an interactive digital marketing show that covers key communications topics such as mobile, digital, social marketing and public relations. The show will focus on how the success of an app marketing campaign is generated by a cumulative effort of these ...
App Promotion Via Podcasts
Monday, July 21, 2014 by Artyom Dogtiev
It was the summer of 2005 when Apple introduced iTunes version 4.9 to support a new phenomena of that day - Podcasts. The novelty of Podcasts gave people an entirely new channel to listen to. It covered various topics in order to satisfy their hobby of recorded radio broadcasts without having to listen to them at a specific time.Suddenly, people could subscribe to a spe...
Your Complete Guide to the 2014 Game Developer’s Conference (GDC)
Saturday, March 15, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
If you plan on attending the Game Developer’s Conference (GDC) you better get plenty of sleep this weekend because the event each day is packed from the crack of dawn to late in the night.We thought we’d provide a highlight of what to see and what to do.GDC Store: Monday – Friday , March 17 - 219:00am - 6:00pmSouth Hall, Street LevelBreakPoint Books is the official book...
How Not to Promote Your App to New Media
Saturday, December 14, 2013 by Rob Walch
Half of the work in developing an App is promoting said App,
and where I can, I like to help out Devs.
One way to help is saying what to do, but what is more fun is saying
what not to do - by showing some examples. For those not familiar, when
removing any actual information that might identify the individual or their
product, I show it here as “Redacted.”
ADM Podcast Episode 3
Saturday, August 3, 2013 by Richard Harris
In this weeks discussion we have the top news for mobile closing the week of August 2nd, along with the Moto X phone details and our initial reaction, the return of the Apple Developer Portal, Jellybean 4.3, showcasing your apps, and a quick glimpse into the August 2013 issue of ADM. Subscribe or listen to our weekly podcasts here.
Weekly Roundup: Apple Developer Outage, Jellybean 4.3, Amazon and Windows Phone, Unity and Blackberry 10, and GDC 2014
Saturday, July 27, 2013 by Richard Harris
From the Editors DeskThis weekend is the last weekend before the August issue release and there has been no shortage of news to cover! From the Apple outage, to the Android 4.3 Jellybean update this week has been one for the books! We won't be publishing a podcast this week, while put all of our efforts towards putting the finishing touches on the August issue, but we'l...
Listen To Our Podcast!
Friday, July 12, 2013 by Richard Harris
We have finally sat down in front of the mic and spat out the first of many broadcasts to come from App Developer Magazine. In this first "pilot" you'll hear about Microsoft, Mastercards developer content, Game Developer Magazine, and a ton more! Our schedule is weekly broadcasts but don't be surprised if you see more than one a week just because we love doing it!...