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Realm-and-serverless-platform-MongoDB-Stitch-combine

Realm and serverless platform MongoDB Stitch combine


Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by

MongoDB World 2019 kicked off at the beautiful Hilton Midtown in New York City yesterday. The day was full of technical talks and interactive presentations. The event offers conference-goers the ability to interface with MongoDB experts in free one-on-one consultations and to learn the technology in a hands-on way. They have some big announcements coming out of the conf...


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Kony now supports making progressive web apps


Wednesday, November 14, 2018 by

Kony, Inc. announced new enhancements of its Kony AppPlatform to support Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Kony is the first vendor to support enterprise-grade, low-code PWA development for mission-critical apps. Developers can use Kony’s visual low-code platform to develop PWAs, while leveraging backend services and third-party integrations for building enterprise app...


Mobile-website-or-mobile-app,-the-changing-tides

Mobile website or mobile app, the changing tides


Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by

Programming with native mobile languages has been the keystone way of producing a rock-solid mobile app since the beginning of the mobile app stores, and there’s good reason. After-all, programming as close to the hardware layer as possible is usually your safest bet, and using the language the manufacture fully supports will get that job done with less headaches.But in...


All-aboard-the-Blockchain-train!

All aboard the Blockchain train!


Thursday, March 29, 2018 by

I hear the word Blockchain at least once a day now when just 6 months ago it was once a week. There is no doubt Blockchain is here to stay and it’s gearing up to be the top adopted technology in recent years. But just like web developers that were left in the dust when native mobile development came to town, many developers, in general, are having a hard time grasping t...


The-future-of-Progressive-Web-Apps

The future of Progressive Web Apps


Wednesday, March 21, 2018 by

Back in 2012, Max Lynch, CEO and co-founder of Ionic, developed his company’s open source framework for cross-platform apps with the foresight that the web would be the future of how apps were built. Six years later, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are gaining traction as brands like Starbucks, Twitter and Pinterest have reported significant uptick in engagement upon replac...


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Lowcode app development considerations


Friday, September 8, 2017 by

Love them or hate them, low-code platforms have made some notable impacts in the enterprise mobile app software development industry. The simple ease of use and low costs of such platforms at the expense of some creative freedoms has proven to be a revolutionary practice.That's why we sat down and had a chat with the experts to learn more on how low-code fares in the pr...


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Web professionals reporting client growth says GoDaddy


Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by

A survey of web developers and designers finds that the web professional industry continues to boom two decades after the emergence of the Internet. Rapid growth in clients is fueled by the retail and travel industries, according to a new global research study commissioned by GoDaddy.The industry study, conducted in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Bra...


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Software developers are easy targets for hackers study finds


Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

Netsparker Ltd., a company in the web applications security industry, has released survey results showing that most software developers make themselves easy targets for hackers, even when they are behind a corporate firewall. The primary reason is not that their web server software is out of date, however. Instead, it is largely the result of developers running vulnerab...


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5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017


Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...


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W3Cx celebrates enrollment of over 400k students in their MOOCs


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 by

Just two years after launching its first HTML5 course on W3Cx, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it has exceeded its enrollment goals with nearly 400,000 students from every country participating in its HTML5 and CSS MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). W3Cx is the result of a successful partnership with edX, a nonprofit online learning platform, fo...


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Mozilla partners with BrowserStack to test mobile websites


Friday, March 3, 2017 by

Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, and a pioneer and advocate for the Web for more than 15 years has announced a partnership with BrowserStack to enable developers to test mobile websites on both iOS and Android devices to ensure sites run flawlessly in Firefox.BrowserStack is a mobile and web testing platform that is trusted by more than 36,000 companies globally including...


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What app development technologies we missed in 2016 and what's coming next


Saturday, January 14, 2017 by

It’s that time again to look at the year ahead and consider what trends and technologies will reign supreme in the application development world. As mobile apps become the main driver of accelerating digital transformation in businesses, more developers and vendors are focusing on the latest technology needed to excel. But with developer tools and languages evolving as ...


Sencha-opens-up-about-SenchaCon,-developer-challenges,-and-platform-updates

Sencha opens up about SenchaCon, developer challenges, and platform updates


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 by

Sencha, a company that provides developers with frameworks, tools and services to help them build cross-platform web application experiences, recently held its sixth user conference SenchaCon, the largest universal application event in the world. We caught up with Sencha’s CEO Art Landro to learn more about two announcements the company made at SenchaCon: an enhanc...


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Foxit WebPDF 2.0 launches with REST API and Docker support


Thursday, November 24, 2016 by

Foxit Software has announced the release of Foxit WebPDF Viewer 2.0. The new release includes enhanced rendering, performance and security features, equipping web developers for better customization, integration and document control.There are several performance enhancements in WebPDF 2.0, including faster parsing and rendering of local PDFs, lower levels of server stra...


Angular-2:-What

Angular 2: What's good, what's bad, what's next


Thursday, October 13, 2016 by

Angular 2 is the full-platform successor to Google’s Angular 1 web application framework, made for building complex applications in browsers and beyond. First announced in October 2014, the complete and final version of Angular 2 was just released in September 2016. Angular 2 is a big step forward for the Angular framework, but how exactly is the second edition of the f...


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W3C Web and Virtual Reality Workshop October 2016


Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) invites Web developers working in Virtual Reality to attend a Workshop on 19-20 October in San Jose, California. W3C Workshops bring together Web experts to explore use cases and requirements for potential Web standards work. Anticipated topics to be covered at the W3C Web and Virtual Reality Workshop may include: ...


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ActiveState Just Released Komodo IDE for Mobile


Friday, September 9, 2016 by

ActiveState has announced the latest release of its Komodo IDE for mobile and web development which offers support for multiple languages, including for Python, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS, Node.js, Golang, Ruby, Perl, Tcl, and a variety of other languages and frameworks.    With the release of Komodo IDE 10.1, the platform expands its support for An...


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Views From the Front and Back Side of App Development Careers


Wednesday, June 8, 2016 by

Interested in landing a job with Google as a back-end developer? Well, you best have working knowledge of Java, C++, or Python. How about Twitter? Might want to be familiar with Ruby on Rails, Scala, C++, or Java. What if you’re interested in a position working as a front-end engineer? The programming language is pretty universal - JavaScript. According to research...


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A College Education May Make the Difference for Developer Hiring


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 by

Developers who have a college degree could have a leg up on those who don’t according to a report from Burning Glass, a job market analytics company that uses artificial intelligence technology to analyze hundreds of millions of job postings and real-life career transitions to provide insight into labor market patterns.The company says that, according to its research in...


Microsoft-Announces-New-Developer-Tools-at-Build-2016

Microsoft Announces New Developer Tools at Build 2016


Friday, April 1, 2016 by

Microsoft made several announcements at Build 2016, the company’s annual developer conference. Among the announcements were improvements to the Cortana Intelligence Suite, previews of new cloud services and toolkits, and the release of Windows 10 Anniversary Update which will offers new functionality for the Universal Windows Platform.Cortana Intelligence SuiteMicrosoft...


Flybits--The-Dawning-Era-of-the-Citizen-Developer-and-What-It-Means-for-Professional-Developers

Flybits The Dawning Era of the Citizen Developer and What It Means for Professional Developers


Tuesday, March 1, 2016 by

By 2017 demand for enterprise mobile apps will outstrip available development capacity five to one, according to Gartner. At the same time, as an increasing number of apps look the same or sport the same features, consumers are demanding more personalized, context-aware mobile experiences. This situation looks a lot like what we experienced in the late 90s, wh...


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ColdFusion 2016 offers New API Management Capabilities


Monday, February 22, 2016 by

Adobe has released the 2016 version of its ColdFusion solution for building and deploying web and mobile applications. Included in the release is a new API management tool which allows ColdFusion Enterprise users to move APIs from concept to production, and a new security code analyzer that automatically detects and mitigates potential code vulnerabilities in real-time....


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Google Analytics Measurement Capabilities Now Available for Accelerated Mobile Pages


Friday, February 12, 2016 by

The Google Analytics team has released new Google Analytics measurement capabilities for Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) facilitating the ability to identify the best content and optimize user experiences.The Accelerated Mobile Pages Project (AMP) is an open source initiative to help enable content to load instantaneously and provide a better web experience. AMP HTML pag...


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AppNeta Releases SaaS APM Solution to Support PHP 7 in Production


Thursday, February 4, 2016 by

For web developers looking to take advantage of the blazing speed of PHP 7, AppNeta has releases its SaaS-delivered Application Performance Monitoring (APM) solution which supports PHP 7 in production. Developers can use AppNeta’s APM solutions to isolate and fix performance issues for environments created with the PHP 7 – the newest, highest-performing version of one o...


Cloudinarys-CloudBased-API-Supports-Image-Creation-for-Responsive-Website-Development

Cloudinarys CloudBased API Supports Image Creation for Responsive Website Development


Tuesday, January 26, 2016 by

Cloudinary has updated its cloud-based image management APIs which help web developers create image dimensions that best fit responsive website designs. Cloudinary’s responsive image breakpoints technology helps developers automatically find the optimal image sizes needed for the best viewing experience in web and mobile apps on a variety of screen sizes.Developers can ...


What-Web-Development

What Web Development's History Can Tell Us About the Future of Mobile Apps


Friday, September 4, 2015 by

It would be nice to say that web development has gotten easier over the years but that’s just not true. Technology keeps moving forward and web app developers continue to face more challenges than ever. Case in point - the new reality of responsive web design as a requirement, not an option, and the always changing web browser code interpretation argument (hence the lat...


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Connect.js Conference Will Dive Deep Into Web Technologies in October


Wednesday, September 2, 2015 by

Web developers will again flock to Atlanta for the Connect.js Conference as they dive deep into AngularJS, React.JS, Testing JavaScript, Advanced JavaScript, Enterprise JavaScript, Cross-platform Mobile Development with Phonegap & Ionic, Server-side JavaScript, Design/UI/UX, Rails, and PHP.This low cost conference will be held Friday October 16 and Saturday October ...


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The jQuery Foundation Releases New Mandates


Saturday, August 8, 2015 by

The jQuery Foundation Board of Directors recently met to revisit the organization’s overall mission to help improve the open web, making it accessible for everyone, through the development and support of open source software, and collaboration with the development community.The organization is represented by a number of industry companies including IBM, Wordpress and Fa...


Localizing-Apps:-Start-Early-to-Cut-Complexity

Localizing Apps: Start Early to Cut Complexity


Thursday, August 6, 2015 by

The mobile application marketplace is booming – by 2017 Portio Research estimates the number of mobile users will grow to 4.4 billion, half of whom will come from Asia. These numbers are staggering, and also speak to the necessity for localizing apps.Developers understand this need – in a survey of 274 developers conducted at Microsoft BUILD, an annual conference where ...


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Built.io Updates Platform to Include JavaScript SDK for Web Developers


Monday, July 20, 2015 by

Built.io has updated its Contentstack content management system (CMS) which includes the release of a JavaScript SDK, allowing access to Contentstack's APIs and the creation of embedded applications; enhanced data import and export; and support for webhooks, enabling real-time integration with third party systems and applications.With the update developers can download ...


MyScript-Introduces-Modular-Handwriting-Recognition-Components-for-Web-Developers

MyScript Introduces Modular Handwriting Recognition Components for Web Developers


Wednesday, June 10, 2015 by

MyScript has introduced MyScript Web Components, offering modular pieces of code that allow developers to rapidly implement handwriting recognition in their applications. MyScript Web Components also feature a math component, providing a turnkey solution for developers who need to add math recognition to their applications.Web Components utilize Polymer project componen...


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Lots of App Development Goodies Announced at Google I-O 2015 Including Android M Developer Preview


Friday, May 29, 2015 by

A number of new initiatives were announced at the keynote of the 8th annual Google I/O conference as more than 5,600 developers looked on at Moscone Center. The event also was viewed by over 530 I/O Extended communities around the world and millions via the I/O Live stream. During the keynote, Google made a number of announcements that covered the evolution of the ...


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A Quiz for Developers to Test Their App Analytics IQ


Thursday, April 30, 2015 by

Website visitor consumption verses app user engagement. Completing tasks vs. searching for information. These differences and more distinguish between how users interact on the mobile web and mobile apps. And as a web or app publisher, measuring your metrics for the two is just as different.For example, do you know which of these is the correct answer to this question –...


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Mozilla Releases New Trainspotting Blog Series to Track Firefox Releases


Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by

The Firefox team is hosting a new blog series called Trainspotting on Mozilla Hacks which is designed to help Web developers keep up with what’s new, what’s changed and what is coming soon in all of the Firefox's, the Web platform, and the Mozilla tools for building the Web.The Trainspotting name comes from the way Mozilla develops Gecko and Firefox on a “train model” a...


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Future Insights Live Conferences Brings Web Developers to Las Vegas


Tuesday, April 21, 2015 by

Future Insights Live (#FILIVE) is a four-day, four-track event for web designers, developers, and project managers. The event will be held June 1 – 4, 2015 at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas.The conference offers a mix of technical sessions from established names in the industry covering new and emerging developments in Design, HTML and CSS, Toolkits, APIs, Product, St...