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Blockchain-developers-get-a-new-ABT-wallet-from-ArcBlock

Blockchain developers get a new ABT wallet from ArcBlock


Tuesday, May 21, 2019 by

ArcBlock has officially released its ABT Wallet giving every user access to their own decentralized identity and the ability to take back control of their digital-selves. Using ArcBlock's unique interconnected blockchain network ABT Network, and Forge Blockchain Application Framework, any developer can now add the ability for any application or service to use decent...


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AI enabled mobile capture SDK from ABBYY lands


Monday, May 6, 2019 by

ABBYY has introduced ABBYY Mobile Capture, a software development kit (SDK) to enable end-to-end point-and-capture mobile experience where the user data is instantly captured via the camera to be used within an app or extracted and sent to back-end processes for self-service scenarios. The AI-enabled SDK frees the mobile user from manual data entry, which improves custo...


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Acronis gives developers early access to new cyber platform


Monday, April 29, 2019 by

Acronis announced the opening of its core platforms, enabling broad, third-party developer access to the Acronis Cyber Platform to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations while expanding their opportunities in Acronis’ large ecosystem. The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a ...


Google-Cloud-Next-19-announcements

Google Cloud Next 19 announcements


Thursday, April 11, 2019 by

Next ‘19 is underway, and here’s a summary of the important news announced from the event. Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off talking about Cloud’s momentum and announced their new multi and hybrid cloud offering called Anthos. Anthos lets customers write once and run anywhere—in the cloud, in their data center, or even in other clouds. In...


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TIBCO's cloud platform gets improvements


Wednesday, April 10, 2019 by

TIBCO Software Inc. has new and enhanced capabilities for the TIBCO Connected Intelligence Cloud platform at the TIBCO NOW Global Tour 2019 event in Singapore. Empowered with these systems, businesses are able to connect disparate data, govern their information effectively, and augment the resulting intelligence. Critical collaboration between various per...


HeadSpin-acquires-performance-testing-company-and-launches-new-tools

HeadSpin acquires performance testing company and launches new tools


Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by

In an email to ADM, HeadSpin said they have acquired application performance testing company NimbleDroid. Effective immediately, HeadSpin will integrate the NimbleDroid functional performance testing tools into its core platform and all employees will join HeadSpin including NimbleDroid co-founder and CEO Junfeng Yang, who has been named Chief Scientist of HeadSpin...


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New mobile ads SDK lands from Verizon Media to replace Flurry Ads


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by

Verizon Media launched Verizon Ads recently, a new mobile SDK that is a single and modular SDK for app developers that aims to bring together the best monetization assets of AOL and Yahoo, and can provide access to complete mobile demand across Oath Ad Platforms. The SDK integrated with the IAB Tech Lab Open Measurement SDK. It will replace the Flurry Monetization ...


SendBird-raises-$52M

SendBird raises $52M


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

SendBird announced the closing of a $52 million series B round of fundraising led by ICONIQ Capital and joined by existing investors, Shasta Ventures, August Capital, Y Combinator, and Funders Club. SendBird will use the funding to rapidly scale the company to fully address today’s $4.2 billion service addressable market for user-to-user messaging services. SendBi...


People-based-attribution-gets-an-holistic-view-from-AppsFlyer

People-based attribution gets an holistic view from AppsFlyer


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by

AppsFlyer says it has expanded people-based attribution on its platform to provide one holistic view of the customer journey across multiple touchpoints, connected devices, digital platforms, and media channels. They are using their giant insights data collection from 8.4 billion of the world’s connected devices to advance in people-based attribution. It will...


RAD-definition-is-changing

RAD definition is changing


Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by

RAD platforms started out as tools for citizen developers without substantial technical knowledge of coding, who could use intuitive “out of the box” features to create applications suited for simple departmental and experimental needs. While these early RAD platforms (not this "rad") brought basic coding capabilities to the masses, the application...


Using-eye-tracking-for-UX-design-and-testing

Using eye tracking for UX design and testing


Friday, January 18, 2019 by

For UX designers working in fast-paced, agile environments, it is often difficult to make quick, informed design decisions. Many user testing tools and methods help to reveal the "what" behind user actions but fail to reveal the "why", subjecting decisions to opinion and bias. This makes it difficult to keep stakeholders and members of the desig...


The-difference-5G-will-make-to-your-apps

The difference 5G will make to your apps


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Since 5G will allow for higher volumes of data to be processed at much faster speeds, new technologies like public edge platforms are emerging as necessary tools to help developers reduce latency and enable their software to function as desired. With this new era of computing, the ability for developers to deploy code securely, reliably, and quickly to the edge of the n...


Google-is-turning-on-the-Restore-feature-soon

Google is turning on the Restore feature soon


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

In a recent email sent to Android developers that have subscriptions enabled, Google wants to remind you that soon they will be activating the Restore feature. The email read: "We are writing to let you know about an upcoming change to the Restore feature in the Google Play Console. On April 15, 2019, Google will be turning on the Restore feature for all develop...


The-benefits-of-single-page-applications-as-Adobe-sees-it

The benefits of single page applications as Adobe sees it


Thursday, January 10, 2019 by

Most people currently use a SPA every day without realizing it. Google Maps, Twitter, and Gmail are just a few examples of the abundance of SPAs in use today. While SPAs have been around for a while, technology advances have caused interest in them to soar over the past couple of years. Still, some misconceptions exist about the technology, many based on limitations in ...


Skuid-joins-MuleSoft-to-help-enterprises-create-better-apps

Skuid joins MuleSoft to help enterprises create better apps


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Skuid, a no-code cloud application platform, announced it has joined the MuleSoft Technology Partner Program so enterprises can create even better business applications. With Skuid and MuleSoft, customers can deliver highly usable business applications that unlock customer’s data across the enterprise and enhance user experiences to drive business productivity all...


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5 rules of monetizing like a mobile game developer


Wednesday, January 9, 2019 by

Mobile game developers are some of the most successful monetizers and marketers in recent history. Need proof? Mobile gaming revenue accounted for nearly 82% of all app revenue in 2017 and will surpass $100 billion by 2021. The formula for success for mobile game developers is simple: easy payments, a finely-tuned monetization strategy, and great customer support. Bu...


How-to-make-testing-apps-easier-using-HeadSpin

How to make testing apps easier using HeadSpin


Tuesday, January 8, 2019 by

New device launches are exciting for consumers, but a lot happens behind the scenes. New devices mean new device-OS configurations. App developers have to scramble to understand how their apps will perform under new circumstances. This cannot be taken for granted, because a few seconds of additional app load time means millions of lost revenue. New device launches put a...


Finding-bugs-in-code-through-better-QA

Finding bugs in code through better QA


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

Let’s face it, smartphone apps have raised the bar for all of us. Ever since Apple released the first iPhone a little over a decade ago, there’s been a huge emphasis on creating software that is clean, elegant and easy to use. Consumer apps and websites have created much higher expectations for all software, and these days even business applications are expe...


Tech-to-expect-at-CES-2019

Tech to expect at CES 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January. Headphones will make a big noise Headphones have been making a resurgence over recent years and the category’s ascendance ...


Python-programmers-get-enhanced-development-tools-from-Qt

Python programmers get enhanced development tools from Qt


Wednesday, January 2, 2019 by

Qt introduces Qt for Python to substantially simplify the creation of innovative and immersive user interfaces for Python applications. With Qt for Python, developers can quickly and easily visualize the massive amounts of data tied to their Python development projects, in addition to gaining access to Qt’s world-class professional support services and large globa...


App-localization-done-right

App localization done right


Thursday, December 27, 2018 by

Mobile devices are everywhere, and so are the apps that run on them. Vast numbers of smartphones mean vast numbers of users – and irrespective of the language they speak or where they live, these users demand a wide range of specialized applications. If you’re a mobile app developer, you may have already considered adapting your product to other markets. ...


Transforming-industries-with-photo-enabled-apps

Transforming industries with photo-enabled apps


Monday, December 24, 2018 by

They say a picture’s worth a thousand words, which is probably why there are thousands of mobile apps designed to help users capture, send and discover images of what’s important to them. Ever since the first smartphone slid off the assembly line, photos have been an essential feature of mobile marketing and social media. But while consumer-facing tools have...


Machine-Learning-from-Harness-helps-engineers-manage-production

Machine Learning from Harness helps engineers manage production


Friday, December 21, 2018 by

Harness, the industry's first Continuous Delivery-as-a-Service platform, announced the release of 24x7 Service Guard, a new machine learning-based capability that empowers and protects developers who practice Continuous Delivery. With 24x7 Service Guard, engineering teams now have the equivalent of a dedicated bodyguard to watch all production services and observ...


Serverless-computing-with-StackPath

Serverless computing with StackPath's EdgeEngine


Friday, December 21, 2018 by

StackPath, a company that provides secure edge services, has released StackPath EdgeEngine, a simple yet powerful serverless computing service that lets developers run code at the cloud’s edge without a server, virtual machine, or container. StackPath EdgeEngine is built on the Chrome V8 JavaScript engine and lets StackPath customers simply compose or paste scr...


Javascript-programming-model-for-apps-announced-by-Salesforce

Javascript programming model for apps announced by Salesforce


Friday, December 14, 2018 by

Salesforce has announced Lightning Web Components, a programming model that makes it easy for JavaScript developers to code on the Lightning Platform. This standards-based programming model gives developers the freedom to use the tools they love to build components - reusable building blocks for creating Lightning apps and experiences.  Lightning Web Components ...


Common-mobile-app-testing-mistakes-to-avoid

Common mobile app testing mistakes to avoid


Friday, December 7, 2018 by

Consumers downloaded more than 175 billion mobile apps in 2017. The cost of developing a mobile app can exceed $1 million, with the median cost falling in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Multiply those numbers together and it’s apparent that a startling amount of resources are spent yearly on mobile app development. The bad news? Most of those resources are ...


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WordPress MarfeelPress plugin gives power to the publisher


Thursday, November 29, 2018 by

Marfeel announced that it has launched MarfeelPress, their first all-in-one plugin that enables publishers of all sizes using the WordPress content management system (CMS) to enhance the mobile version of their content while boosting engagement and ad revenue. In the first stage of its official launch, Marfeel will be releasing the plugin to select publishers by invitat...


Appodeal-rewards-Indie-developers-this-holiday-season

Appodeal rewards Indie developers this holiday season


Wednesday, November 28, 2018 by

Appodeal is launching a limited-time bonus program exclusive to Indie mobile app developers and small to midsize mobile app publishers. The #TimeToEarn program, which promises an up to $7,000 bonus on top of ad revenue, ends on December 31, 2018. “As a part of the Indie developer community, too often we see great mobile apps fade away due to the lack of income....


Testing-your-app-for-the-holidays

Testing your app for the holidays


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 by

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and retailers of all sizes have already been busy preparing - and in some cases bracing - for the upcoming surge in traffic that is expected to hit their websites and mobile shopping apps this holiday season. Salesforce is predicting that mobile devices will drive 68 percent of all holiday shopping traffic this year,...


Mobile-marketing-benchmark-tool-by-Adjust-brings-light-to-marketers

Mobile marketing benchmark tool by Adjust brings light to marketers


Monday, November 26, 2018 by

Adjust announced the second version of its free mobile benchmarking tool - updated with even more sophisticated metrics and a wider range of data than before. Designed to empower marketers and publishers to better understand the mobile marketing landscape, the tool is the first of its kind to make specific KPIs, such as session data, publicly available. With time spent ...


Twitter-and-KaiOS-take-on-KaiOS-powered-smart-feature-phones

Twitter and KaiOS take on KaiOS-powered smart feature phones


Wednesday, November 21, 2018 by

Imagine you’re a seasoned designer for smartphones working with ever-expanding resources, including memory, CPU speed, and screen resolution. Then, one day, your manager gives you an assignment to work on a device that has less of all this and doesn’t even have a touchscreen! This is what happened to some of the designers at Twitter and KaiOS, all of whom...


Angular-7-highlights,-improvements,-and-gotchas

Angular 7 highlights, improvements, and gotchas


Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by

Google recently announced its new Angular 7, which has been noted as a major release spanning the entire platform, including the core framework, Angular Material, and the CLI with synchronized major versions. These benefits along with more, such as CDK virtual scrolling capabilities and drag & drop feature, have developers excited to dive in. Carl Bergenhem, a Produ...


Web-app-testing-tool-LoadNinja-lands

Web app testing tool LoadNinja lands


Monday, November 5, 2018 by

SmartBear released LoadNinja,  a  cloud-based platform for engineers and performance professionals who load test web applications. SmartBear says LoadNinja can deliver a rare combination of efficiency, accuracy, and actionable performance data, allowing teams to incorporate load testing easily in an agile and devops environment. Unlike traditional load te...


No-code-vs-Low-code:-Which-is-right-for-you

No-code vs Low-code: Which is right for you


Tuesday, October 30, 2018 by

The market for low-code and no-code application development platforms is growing rapidly and becoming more popular with organizations - both very large and small and across nearly every industry - which are finding the ease of use, flexibility, workflow features, and data integration capabilities indispensable. In other words, traditional software applications...


Single-Page-Application-security-help

Single Page Application security help


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 by

Single-page applications, or SPAs, are web apps that load a single HTML page and dynamically update that page as the user interacts with the app. Their origins are unclear but the concept was discussed as early as 2003 according to the archives on Wiki. SPAs use AJAX and HTML5 to create fluid and responsive Web apps, without constant page reloads - that literally means,...