Guest Post Designer? Check. CTO? Check. Engineering VP? Check. So whose job is it to make sure the experience flow is smooth, magical, and consistent?
Once upon a time, a hacker built a product. Then he sold it to a company that treated it poorly. Now, another company bought it back and promises to treat it right.
Editor’s Pick In San Francisco, two guys are putting women through a 10-week bootcamp in software development. The goal: to change the gender ratio of the tech industry.
Twitter has just upgraded the machinery behind its search, this time with added real-time human computation!
Today Codecademy is launching a new partnership with nine companies to help budding developers learn APIs and create actual functioning sites, projects, and even products.
Kickstarter released it’s “best-of” list for 2012, and the numbers are shocking. 2,41 million people funded at least one project, pledging a total of $319 million — over $600 per minute over the course of the year. And 18,109 projects were successfully funded.
The Ford Developer Program, announced today at CES 2013, specifically aims to create apps that will utilize the Sync system and Ford’s AppLink API.
European payments startup Paymill raises double digits round for to faciliate credit card transactions.
Looks like Chinese telecommunications manufacturer Huawei is getting slammed again. Now it’s Los Alamos National Laboratory, the facility that is in charge of maintaining the United States’s arsenal of nuclear weapons, that has apparently tossed out Huawei network switches.
AT&T’s quest to attract developers (and make you hate it less) is off to a strong start in 2013.
When his solo project took off, star developer Sam Soffes had two choices: Go big or sell big.
Want a prettier way to read Reddit? Check out this awesome app for mobile/tablet/web – and you’ll never guess who made it.
How Don Melton, Apple’s director of Internet technologies, kept the Safari web browser from being leaked to the world.
Guest Post 2013 is the year of mobile-first development. What does this mean for you and your team?
Google has released five major Android updates since 2010, most named for something sweet. Today, Android’s developer site revealed that for the first time, more than 10 percent of Android smartphones in the market are running Jelly Bean, the latest version.
Facebook is eliminating the awkward construction of some of your news feed stories with this feature, a developer-cum-grammarian’s dream.
Online developer training portal Pluralsight takes $27.5M in its first round of funding.
The Leap adds physical gestures to the now-standard computer interface vocabulary of visuals, mice, keyboards, and touch, and “lots of other OEMs” are interested in the technology.
Google is telling Asian users to expect Google services to run up to 30 percent faster once a trio of new data centers come online.
If you’re thinking of launching an app this year, consider making it a New Year’s resolution. And, perhaps, take advantage of Ooomf’s new Launch This Year: a personalized step-by-step guide to making it happen.
If you’re a software engineer skilled in agile development, be very, very happy. You’re in high demand, with 4.59 job postings for each and every agile developer who is looking for a job.
Guest Post Don’t know what to build next? Just create the interface, add the “feature,” & grab analytics on how many users tried to use it.
The things these aging apps will do to keep our interest… Here’s who went under the knife in 2012 — and whether it worked.
Design in 2013 will be marked by an emphasis on the Internet of Things, context, and the second screen.
Editor’s Pick Modal pop-ups! Crazy typography! Larger-than-life images! Here’s all the best — and worst — from web & mobile design in 2012.
Veterans of the Software-as-Service industry launch platform to help DevOps teams “be victorious” when managing their IT systems.
Guest Post 35 percent of all emails are viewed on mobile devices and tablets. So why is mobile email design such a quagmire?
Buying Christmas cards is way too easy — nothing says you care like making them yourself. But if scissors, glue, and small flat bits of dead tree are all too 19th century for you, Codeacademy has the solution: Code Cards.
Editor’s Pick Here are the best web- and mobile-friendly fonts for your publishing needs. Bonus: Most of them are free!
Editor’s Pick It’s not all developer drama. Every story has a moral. Here are the seven most important lessons we learned in 2012.
What’s the best new open-source project of them all? GitHub’s got about 10 good guesses on that subject.
Guest Post Yes, Virginia, you can build a profitable, thriving business on open-source software. Here’s how.
Yesterday the news broke that popular Kickstarter project POP, the portable power station, was canceling the product and refunding the full $139,170 it had collected from backers, due to Apple’s refusal to license the Lightning charger in a device that includes multiple charging options.
Most of those five billion chips won’t be in phones, as tablets, sensors, cameras, light bulbs, refrigerators, and more increasingly get connected to the internet.
Behance is a slick, full-featured site for publishing portfolios and finding inspiration. And now, it’s part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud.
Facebook had some pretty sweet hacks over the past year. They basically deep-fried a server with phenomenal results. They created a QR code that can be seen from space. And one guy even made a 3D-printed map of Facebook.
Guest Post Looking at the latest DDoS attack statistics from CloudFlare’s network, it seems that hackers love the holidays.
Facebook today made its mobile app install ads infinitely more attractive to app makers who want to pay to increase their downloads.