Monthly Archives: January 2014

Facebook releases a better way to develop iOS & Android apps

When Parse was acquired by Facebook recently the companies found that there were a lot of small, low-level utility classes in iOS and Android that both companies had implemented. Rather than continue to have two version of these components, Facebook decided to combine the knowledge base of Parse and Facebook to improve the companies’ SDKs for simpler, [...]

Richard will be speaking at the Evans Data Developer Relations Conference

[box]  [/box]   March 24 - 25, 2014 - Biltmore Hotel and Suites - Santa Clara, California In an event unlike any other, developer relations experts from leading companies in the software, telecom and web markets will come together to discuss best practices and reveal the techniques behind their success! Highlights will include: Live on-stage [...]

Google Now alerts come to Chrome desktop for developers

To further unify peoples’ desktop and mobile experience, Google has brought its Google Nownotification service to the Chrome browser. Google Now cards are available in the latest Mac and Windows build of Chrome Canary, a pre-release version of Google’s desktop web browser for developers. You can enable it by entering “chrome://flags/#enable-google-now” into the address bar, then restarting your computer. Google alerts [...]

WIP Jam at Mobile World Congress

WIPJam @ MWC 2014 Presented by WIP and GSMA [one_half]Dates:[/one_half] [one_half_last] Monday through Thursday, 24-27 February 2014[/one_half_last] [one_half]Location:[/one_half] [one_half_last]Fira Montjuïc, Hall M5 (Mon-Wed), Hall 8.0 Theatre District, Theatre A (Thu)[/one_half_last]   WIPJam @ MWC14 – the biggest DEVCON and HACKTHON for 4 days during Mobile World Congress. Where will you find - More developers, Moretshirts, [...]

Microsoft’s Project Siena lets you create an app without development experience

To help non-programmers build basic applications in minutes, Microsoft has released “Project Siena” to the Windows Store. Siena’s release will primarily empower business users to create apps which cater to their very specific needs. This may be using their expertise combined with the ability to tap into large data pools.  The experience is very similar [...]

QT Mobile Roadshow Developer Events

Event Locations and Dates January 27th, 2014: Tampere, Finland, pre-registration full, sign up for wait-list. February 19th, 2014: San Francisco, CA, USA, register here! March 11th, 2014: London, UK, register here! March 13th, 2014: Berlin, Germany, register here! These events are a great opportunity to Hear the latest about Qt Mobile developer offering Meet exotic [...]