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Corona Native for Windows launches


Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by

Corona Labs has announced the launch of Corona Native for Windows. Corona Native tools expand the basic functionality of the platform: they let developers enable native Java and C++ libraries within Corona-based apps. With Corona Native for Windows developers can create apps of any complexity using all the requisite services, from analytics to monetization.“Corona - is ...


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Sell Windows Apps in Bulk With Windows Store for Business


Friday, May 6, 2016 by

Windows developers can now sell paid apps in volume through Windows Store for Business where companies will be able to purchase apps in volume with credit cards. Additional purchase options are planned for future releases, including invoicing, volume discounts, and organizational in-app purchases.In some markets, the price shown for an app in the Windows Store for Busin...


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AdDuplex Publishes Latest Windows Phone Device Statistics Report


Monday, March 28, 2016 by

In AdDuplex’s latest Windows Phone Device Statistics Report report, the company says that the biggest news for Windows developers is the increase in the number of devices running Windows 10 Mobile and new details about the devices which will officially be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Mobile.In the March 2016 report, the company examines global and US specific figures, ...


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Windows Dev Center Rolls Out New Age Rating Process and Other Updates


Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by

The Windows Dev Team is rolling out several updates for how developers work within the Windows Dev Center including a new age rating system, new app promotion and monetization opportunities and updates to the Windows developer agreementNew Simplified Age Rating ProcessIn December Microsoft will begin the rollout of a new process to simplify obtaining age ratings for app...


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Windows 10 Now Represents 50 Percent of all Windows Store Downloads


Wednesday, October 14, 2015 by

According to the September Windows Store trends report, Windows 10 represents over 50% of all downloads, achieving this number in just over 60 days since its release. This analysis and more is available as part of a report published monthly by Microsoft to show Windows developers various s app monetization opportunities across categories, markets, and more.The release o...


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Microsoft Shows Docker Some Love with New Windows Server Containers


Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by

Microsoft has released the first preview of Windows Server Containers as part of its Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 release. The release includes support for the Windows platform in the Docker Engine and a preview of the Docker Engine for Windows. Visual Studio Tools for Docker has been updated to support Windows Server Containers, providing the ability to...


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Top Five Ways to Get Your Apps Ready for Windows 10


Friday, July 10, 2015 by

With the full release of Windows 10 right around the corner, now’s the time to ensure your app is ready for Microsoft’s biggest release ever. And here’s how you can do it.Expect Big Consumer Adoption Rates for Windows 10Microsoft expects that Windows 10 will see huge adoption rates by its millions of worldwide customers, from home users to small business and large enter...


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Visual Studio 2015 and Windows 10 SDK Release Dates Announced


Monday, July 6, 2015 by

This month will see a lot of activity for Windows developers as the releases of Visual Studio 2015, Windows 10, and the Universal Windows App Development Tools, which includes the Windows 10 SDK, will all hit in July. Here are the release dates:- July 20: Visual Studio 2015 (“VS 2015″)- July 29: Windows 10, the Windows 10 SDK, and the Visual Studio Universal Window...


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Visual Studio Now Supports Game Development for Unity 5, Epic Unreal 4 and Cocos2d


Friday, April 24, 2015 by

Microsoft is moving to expand its impact in the game development industry with the announcement that Visual Studio support for Unity, Epic Unreal, and Chukong Technologies’ Cocos2d.Game developers will now be able to utilize the Visual Studio IDE to develop games with these platforms as each of the gaming engines' installers will now offer the ability to co-install Visu...


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Updates on the Windows 10 Developer Platform Strategy and Universal App Platform


Tuesday, March 10, 2015 by

Microsoft is planning to take all of us down a platform convergence journey with Windows 10 – the question is, are we riding a Donky or a Porsche? That sounds harsh, but the Windows 8 experience left many underwhelmed and confused. However, in a world of wet behind the ears startups, Microsoft benefits from the long view as the industry is still in the infancy figu...


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Intel’s Meshcentral to Support Microsoft Windows for IoT


Saturday, March 7, 2015 by

Intel’s Meshcentral is an open source and is both a peer-to-peer technology with a wide array of uses and web service that is targeted for remote monitoring and management of computers and devices. Users can manage all their devices - from large servers to tiny IoT devices - from a single web site, no matter the location of the computers or if they are behind routers or...


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Syncfusion Scales Cloud and Big Data Solutions Through Hadooponomics


Wednesday, December 3, 2014 by

Syncfusion, Inc., is a developer solutions company that is helping scale big data solutions for their customers Frotcom and Rudolph Technologies using Hadoop and cloud-based offerings.The company has worked with two companies, Frotcom and Rudolph Technologies which both generate vast amounts of data for their customers. Frotcom is an intelligent GPS vehicle trackin...


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Windows Mobile App Ad Mediation Solution Now Available


Tuesday, November 11, 2014 by

The Windows Mobile team has announced the availability of Windows Ad Mediation, a solution designed to help Windows Phone developers manage multiple in-app advertising SDKs.The solution allows developers to increase fill rates by deploying multiple ad networks in a way that when one ad network is unable to deliver ad inventory, the app calls a second or third ad network...


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Microsoft Creates Lifetime Developer Center Account Packaged with New Benefits


Monday, September 22, 2014 by

Microsoft has introduced a new lifetime Dev Center account and a new Dev Center Benefits program. A lifetime Dev Center registration fee is now available as Microsoft continues its vision to integrate the Windows and Windows Phone developer experience. Now the Windows Dev Center requires only a one-time registration payment, which grants developers the ab...


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Windows App Developers Get Markets Update to Dev Center App


Tuesday, December 17, 2013 by

Windows developers can use the Windows Dev Center app to access a variety of useful tidbits of information. That functionality has expanded with the new “Markets” page which now makes it easier to see how an app is doing in each of the markets where it’s offered. The new markets page provides a per-market breakdown of downloads, ratings, and reviews. These can be sort...


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Windows Developers Have Access to Windows Phone Preview With Windows Phone 8 Update 3


Wednesday, October 23, 2013 by

With the release of Windows Phone 8 Update 3, Microsoft also has released the Windows Phone Preview service for developers giving access to pre-release builds of Windows Phone updates on their dev phone before operating system updates are available to consumers. Microsoft is encouraging developers to use the time to exercise code on the update and verify that their apps...


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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

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...


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Windows Developers Can Use HTML5 and JavaScript App Model With Windows 1.8 SDK


Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by

Windows developers can access the interactivity of Kinect for Windows with the new HTML5/JavaScript app model. Updates include adding color to Kinect, creating a new API for background removal, and other improvements. Some of the new features of the Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 include: New Background Removal A new green screening background removal API, which removes ...


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Survey Reports Windows Web Developers Struggle with Mobile Conversion


Sunday, September 15, 2013 by

Embarcadero Technologies has commissioned a global survey of 1,337 Windows developers who were asked a series of questions about the demands they face for mobile applications, their experience with delivering apps, and the challenges they face with mobile. Highlights of the study include: - 85 percent have a strategic imperative to deliver apps on mobile devices- 95 p...


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What is an App Developer


Monday, January 7, 2013 by

While the mobile industry continues to grow, it's becoming increasingly obvious that some definitions of who is, and what is, have been lost. Being a mobile app developer myself I thought I would stand back and look at the shadow I cast so as to define exactly what it is I am. There is no way I could completely cover every aspect of my job or mobile app programming in g...


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Build faster Windows phone apps with Perst


Friday, December 7, 2012 by

Embedded Databases (DBMS) have come to the Windows phone developer from McObject via their product Perst. It looks to be a viable choice for anyone building content rich applications.Perst gives windows developers the ability to sort, store and retrieve objects in their applications with high speed and with low memory and storage overhead. McObject offers Pers...